The telescopic forklifts on the market provided by Manitou are some of the most versatile machines within the industry. These machinery each come standard with 4-wheel drive and are designed for use in rough terrain environments, and in outdoor settings. The lift capacities range from 35,000 lbs. to 3000 pounds. The machines can lift heights ranging up to 70 feet on several units.
These telescopic lift trucks are equipped with various steering modes available for crab steering and 4-wheel steering. Outriggers, Hydrostatic transmissions and frame leveling are some of the other alternatives available for these units. These machinery can also use a huge range of attachments including: truss jibs, buckets, rotating carriages, fixed carriages, winches and grapples. There is a wide assortment of telescopic lift trucks on the market and therefore, many various configurations. Be sure to do your research in order to choose the best one for your specific application.
When dismounting a lift truck, there are some specific things to take into account. When dismounting for instance, make sure to never jump from it and to face the vehicle. Maintain a 3-point stance, that means to consistently have one foot and both hands or vice-versa in contact with the machinery. Be sure to wear oil resistant and non slippery shoes because correct protective shoes can certainly help to keep you safe. Do not wear loose clothing or dangling jewelry, since these items might become caught. Wear the correct kind of clothes. Make sure the the floor and the area around the forklift is free of debris or fluid which could potentially cause a dangerous slip. Lastly, be alert and make sure there is no other traffic around when you are ready to dismount.