All terrain telehandler launch from Manitou Australia
By Euan Youdale06 November 2015
Manitou Australia has launched two heavy duty telehandlers, each with 9 tonne lifting capacities.
The MHT-X 790 and MHT-X 1490 have lifting heights of 7m and 14m, respectively and both have been entirely designed for handling heavy and bulky loads in all terrain conditions.
Fully compliant under the Australian and New Zealand standards, they have been manufactured to ensure maximum safety and reliability in the South Hemisphere’s harshest environments. Each machine can also be tailored to meet the very specific customer needs.
The MHT-X 790 is equipped with 4-wheel steering modes, a flexible all terrain drive and full manoeuvrability in confined spaces. It offers a ground clearance of 41cm. Capacity at maximum lift height is 6000kg, turning radius is 4.88m. Power from the John Deer engine is 141 and maximum travel speed is 30 km/h. The company says the MHT-X 790 also offers 4-wheel drive and a clearance of 41cm.
The MHT-X 1490 has been designed specifically for mining, civil works and industrial sites maintenance operations. Another main feature is a new cab to meet operators’ requirements for comfort and ergonomics. The structure has been reinforced and the high position of the cabin provides better visibility. The cab is equipped with a new dashboard and simplified instruments.The JSM joystick consolidates all boom movements.
A large range of attachments are available including tyre handlers, cylinder handlers, underground mining platform and buckets. Maximum lift height is 14m, capacity at maximum lift height is 6000kg, turning radius is 5.34m, while power is 176hp from its Mercedes engine. Maximum travel speed is 31 km/h.