Material Handlers


Case introduces the 586G Series 3 and the 588G Series 3 (pictured) rough-terrain forklifts. These machines come with a 4.5-liter turbocharged Tier-3-certified Case engine that delivers 80 net horsepower, a 10-percent increase over previous models. The 586G Series 3 has a lift capacity of 6,000 pounds and an operating weight of 14,337 pounds. For larger loads, the 588G Series 3 lifts up to 8,000 pounds and has an operating weight of 16,684 pounds. The Case G Series 3 forklifts offer easy-to-operate controls, a choice of seats and operator compartment entry from either side. Load control is available for smooth operation and minimal chain stress for reduced maintenance cost.
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Manitou North America

Manitou North America launches the MRT 2150P Privilege Series, which features a more powerful Tier-3 Mercedes engine and improvements to the operator's compartment. The larger cab has improved visibility due to its curved windshield and new instrument panel. The MRT 2150 offers a 10,000-pound capacity with 67 feet, 7 inches of lift height, as well as continuous rotation and frame-leveling for easy placement of loads on any jobsite. Ergonomic joysticks are another addition to the cab, plus all fluids are now housed outside the cab for a cleaner operating environment.
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The redesigned Terex Fuchs MHL 350D material handler includes key design enhancements that provide improved lifting capabilities, an updated cab with on-screen display and compliance with Tier-3 and COM-3 emission standards. It is powered by a 198-hp Deutz turbo-charged, diesel engine. Also new on the MHL 350D is a dual-circuit hydraulic system, which provides smooth, high-precision handling and faster working cycles, thanks to a greater hydraulic pump design — one pump dedicated to the stick and the other serving all other functions of the MHL 350D.
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The new CTL55 compact track loader features a narrow, 58-inch width for work on confined jobsites. Powered by a 51-hp Yanmar Tier-3, EPA-certified turbocharged diesel engine, the CTL55 has pilot-operated joystick controls that include hydraulic push-button controls for boom float and detent for auxiliary hydraulics. The self-leveling hydraulic lift action is designed to keep loads balanced when the lift arm is raised. Spring-applied, hydraulic-release multi-disc wet brakes provide quick braking action, holding the loader on any grade.
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New Holland

Three new high-performance telehandlers from New Holland feature long reach, added power, operator comfort, improved serviceability and enhanced visibility. The New Holland M427, M428 and M459 meet a variety of lift-and-place and lift-and-carry requirements and are sized to work productively in a variety of applications, including commercial and residential construction, agriculture and landscaping.
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JLG Industries

The new AccuPlace with Ride Control system is an advanced hydraulic system that provides smooth boom motion and precise load placement for telehandlers. Using distributed hydraulics, the AccuPlace with Ride Control system provides linear boom motion and a boom suspension system for more stable load transfer even over rough terrain. Other advantages of the distributed hydraulics in the Accuplace system include 12-percent faster boom speeds and reduction of leak points by 27 percent, which reduces job cleanup and machine maintenance requirements.
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Swinger Loaders

Swinger Loaders offers a new SAE-rated 1,500-pound lift capacity unit with self-leveling bucket and an optional straight mast conversion. The model 1K features a 48-hp Cummins diesel engine with an easy-access transverse mounting. Power travels through 2-speed hydrostatics to an easy-keep mechanical driveline with planetary reduction hubs on each of the four drive wheels. The drive system includes a 45-percent limited slip function for traction and turnability. Designed for landscape work, tree removal, waste handling and construction, the Swinger 1K is 56 inches wide by 91 inches high.
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Danuser offers its pallet forks in 3,000-, 4,500- and 6,000-pound capacity depending upon tine option. Non-skid step and angled side corners allow for easy and safe access in and out of a skid steer. The heavy-duty brick guard and frame are robotically welded and have a powder-coat finish. Other features include multiple tie-down locations on the frame, a 10-degree back angle to maximize pallet fork breakout force and a 2-year warranty.
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With a rated load capacity of 5,000 pounds and a lift height of 18 feet, the V518 Versahandler TTC is designed for digging, loading, backfilling, stacking and more. The V518 is an alternative to a 1- to 1.5-yard wheel loader because it offers compact size, low ground disturbance, high travel speed and great dump height. Like all VersaHandler TTC models, the V518 is available with a canopy or fully enclosed climate-controlled comfort cab.
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The Whiteman WBH-16 Series concrete and material handling power buggies from Multiquip are designed for landscaping applications, material sub-based distribution, jobsite cleanup, concrete spreading, spot pouring and material transport. Units are designed with a heavy-duty frame with a low center of gravity for increased stability and traction, a 5.5-gallon fuel tank, and a 6-inch dump height. The WBH-16 Series power buggies transport up to 2,500 pounds on dual wheels, 1,000 pounds on single wheels and meet the ASME standard.
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Doosan Infracore Portable Power

The Ingersoll Rand PB-Series power buggies are designed to work in a variety of applications and can be used in concrete spreading, demolition debris removal, landscaping, material distribution and spot pouring. Equipped with a 13-hp Honda engine and 7-gallon fuel tank, these units provide operators easy starting and extended operating intervals. The PB-Series models are available with either electric or recoil start. The PB-Series comes in three configurations to carry either wet or dry material loads. Both the polyurethane bed (PB16) and steel bed (PB16S) will hold up to 16 cubic feet of material. The landscape bed on the PB16L will hold up to 10 cubic feet of material.
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Mustang introduces the 842 model to its telescopic handler line. With its 42-foot lift height, the machine offers customers a four-story, 8,000-pound machine designed for rental, residential and small commercial construction projects. The new unit shares a boom design with the larger Mustang Deluxe Series of telehandlers — models 944 and 1155 — giving it extra durability. Addition components on the 842 include pilot-operated joystick controls, a tilt cylinder and an optional Work Platform System, which allows for the safe use of a personnel work platform attached to the forks.
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The Genie 8-Series telehandlers, which includes the GTH-842 and the GTH-844 (pictured), are designed to climb hills and power through rough terrain with low-end torque, four-wheel drive, four-wheel steering and an easy-to-use power- shift transmission with three-speed forward and reverse. These units' frame-leveling chassis allow operators to pick and place loads on up to 10-degree side slopes. The GTH-842 has an 8,000-pound lift capacity to a maximum lift height of 42 feet and a horizontal reach of 25 feet. The GTH-844 has a lift capacity of 8,000 pounds to a lift height of 44 feet and forward reach of 27 feet. The GTH-842 and the GTH-844 have operating weights of 21,500 pounds and 22,500 pounds, respectively.
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Stone Construction Equipment

Stone Construction Equipment has added a 21-cubic-foot mortar buggy to the Stone Mud Buggy line — the SB2100. The new model has a load capacity of 3,200 pounds with the versatility of a walk-behind or ride-on machine, and is powered by a 13-hp Honda engine. The SB2100 is designed to move concrete, mortar, gravel, dirt and debris around jobsites. The one-piece, lift-away poly-ethylene engine cover requires no tools to remove and can be lifted away for full access to the engine compartment without dumping the tub. A large 8-gallon fuel tank provides longer run times while the 7-gallon removable hydraulic tank allows for cooler running.
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