- Written by CP Staff
The 160D-7E diesel model incorporates what company engineers note are power and efficiency with durability and safety, a necessary combination for completing any job. One of 24 models in a high-performance, fuel efficient, diesel forklift product line, the 160D-7E is capable of handling in concrete and other tough environments. Built with a 6-cylinder, turbo-charged, Tier-III, 162-hp, Cummins QSB6.7 engine, the 160D-7E provides optimum power, low noise and fuel efficiency. This diesel model features an engine control mode, which according to operator preference, can be adjusted from Standard Mode, a fuel reduction mode for light-duty operation, to Power Mode, for heavy-duty or slope operation. A fully automatic transmission offers easy, convenient handling and soft, smooth shifting while also allowing operators to select between two kinds of automatic modes.
With 17.5-ton capacity and 185-in. extended mast height, 160D-7E forklift’s robust, high-output engine offers greater acceleration, better gradeability and faster travel speed on tough terrains or slopes, company engineers note. Additional features include cruise control, a transmission control switch and front, mast and rear work lamps for night work.
The model is also equipped with operator-friendly gauges and a water-resistant monitor panel, as well as an easily adjustable suspension seat, providing comfort and safety. The 160D-7E also features high-output air conditioning mounted on the upper side of the cabin to maximize space. Another beneficial feature of this machine is its Engine Start Limit, which, if selected, makes engine starting possible only after password verifying as well as the rear view camera monitor, which supports four camera channels making operation safer and easier. The forklift features a large engine hood with a highly accessible engine compartment. An automatic cabin tilting system makes servicing of all power train components quick, electronically allowing tilting of the operator cabin to the left side, approximately 65 degrees. The 160D-7E forklift is also equipped with an easy change air filter with sensor alerts for clogging, a cabin air fresh filter, a compact fuse box for easy inspection, an automatic self-locking gas spring, a large tool box, a pressure gauge port and an easy maintenance oil check. — 877/509-2254; www.hceamericas.com