Columbus, Ind.-based Toyota Forklifts has recently added a new line of heavy-duty trucks to its product line. The new heavy-duty, adjustable wheelbase, cushion tire forklift is designed to be small enough to navigate tight spaces and strong enough to lift up to 80,000 pounds when fully extended.
Along with its stacked plate counterweight, low-profile design, and horizontally adjustable wheelbase that extends from 36 inches to 48 inches, the new heavy-duty model features rigger boom attachments for additional load support, a 2-speed hydrostatic transmission and a 7-inch color LCD multifunction touch screen to increase productivity, efficiency, and convenience, the company said in a statement.
The newest models also feature an optional wireless remote control for operating the forklift outside of the normal seating position, which includes travel, steering, and lifting function. The company says the optional wireless remote control allows the operator to guide the forklift precisely under the load for those high-value moves and can reduce the amount of spotters needed for the job.