Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), the provider of Jungheinrich® lift trucks and narrow aisle products in the United States, Canada and Mexico, today introduced its new lithium-ion (110 Ah) 24-volt battery option for its Jungheinrich EJE 120 walkie pallet truck available in North America.
Using the latest lithium-ion technology, the Jungheinrich maintenance-free battery features an impressive life expectancy of up to 3,000 discharge cycles. By comparison, the average service life for lead-acid batteries ranges from 900 to 1,200 cycles.
"With fast and efficient charging times, the EJE walkie pallet truck with lithium-ion technology allows increased vehicle availability and greater flexibility for day-to-day warehouse tasks," said Chad Munger, product line manager at MCFA. "The newly designed lithium-ion battery also provides a high level of efficiency when charging - allowing it to quickly reach 50% charge status after 85 minutes with its on-board charger. This results in an energy savings of more than 20 percent."
Unique benefits of the Jungheinrich EJE walkie pallet truck with lithium-ion battery include:
• Unrestricted usage and quick charging capacity
• Increased vehicle availability and high level of energy efficiency
• Optimized charging processes with high-frequency charger
• No battery maintenance
• Integrated Battery Management System (BMS)
More info: www.mcfa.com/en/jungheinrich
Company: Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA)
Company URL: http://www.mcfa.com/en/jungheinrich