Manitou introduces new compact telehandler

By Lindsey Anderson14 March 2011

Manitou's new MLT 625 telescopic handler

Manitou's new MLT 625 telescopic handler

Manitou has introduced the MLT 625 compact telehandler. The unit features a lift height of 19 feet, 3 inches (5,867 mm) and a maximum lift capacity of 5,500 pounds (2,495 kg).

The MLT 625 has an overall height of 6 feet, 7 inches (2,000 mm) and a width just shy of 6 feet (1,819 mm). The unit has turning radius of 10 feet (3,190 mm) and is powered by a 75 hp turbo-charged Kubota diesel engine coupled with a hydraulic gear pump that results in a flow rate of 24 gallons per minute at a pressure of 3,408 psi.The MLT 625 also has a flexible 2-speed hydrostatic transmission, is equipped with 18-inch agricultural tires and has a ground clerance of 15 inches (378 mm).

The telehandler also has an insulated operator cab, a digital display and sound proofing at 76 dB. The multi-function joystick control allows the operator to control all drive and hydraulic functions with the right hand, leaving the left available for steering.

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