Industry gets a lift
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A NEW electric lift truck is to be introduced at the PEMEC exhibition by STILL Materials Handling Ltd.
The manufacturers, STILL GmbH of Hamburg, have designated it the R60, and it hopes to compete in price and quality with top-class British lift trucks.
The new R60 range is avail able in lifting capacities between 1.5 and 4 tons at half-ton intervals.
Within the wide range of STILL forklift trucks is the 850, an electric three-wheeler which is claimed to be able to literally turn on the spot due to a steering angle of 40= from either side of centre.
Capacities available in the range are 1, 1.2 and 1.5 tons and all tyre types can be fitted.
The STILL series of dieselpowered lift trucks is designated the R43, and covers a range with lifting capacities from 1.6 to 4 tons.
A -clear-view" mast, giving unobstructed vision through the mast centre, is standard on all STILL forklift trucks.
Further information on the STILL range is available from STILL Materials Handling Ltd, Oxford Street Industrial Park, Oxford Street, Bilston, West Midlands (Tel 0902-402421).