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Forklift Load Spreader Beam

A new spreader beam by Jescraft allows stone handlers to move loads quickly and safely with a forklift. Specially designed for stone fabricators who need to transport material in and out of buildings or make tight turns in a crowded yard, Jescraft’s spreader beam features fork-access slots that provide a secure way of engaging and lifting the beam with a forklift. This creates a more mobile and maneuverable alternative to hoisting with a stationary overhead crane. The beam is also ideal for loading and unloading containers.

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Interim Tier 4 Power

PowerTech PWX 4.5L, PVX 4.5L and PVX 6.8L engines, part of John Deere’s off-highway diesel lineup, are certified compliant with EPA Interim Tier 4, EU Stage III B and California Air Resources Board (CARB) emissions regulations. The PowerTech engines join the previously certified lineup of John Deere engines above 174 hp (130 kW).

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Lift truck cost calculator tool

Cat Lift Trucks introduced the Lift Truck Cost Comparison Tool, a free web resource that evaluates the total cost savings between electric alternating current (AC) and internal combustion (IC) lift trucks, in response to the material handling industry’s shift toward electric lift trucks.

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