Linde Material Handling has launched its newest edition to the industrial truck family with the Linde Series 1204 IC engine-powered truck, available in diesel and LPG and capable of moving heavier loads from 3.5 to 5 tons.
“Our customers are continually adjusting to changes within their industries, and they have shared with us a wider variety of applications and situations than ever before, said John Pizarro, Director of Counterbalance Products and Energy.
“Linde Material Handling has used this to drive innovative solutions that combine rapid handling of the heaviest loads with the flexibility to work in any application. The H35-H50 is well-suited to moving sensitive castings, rugged lumber stacks, or recyclable material.”
The Linde Series 1204, available with 7,500 – 11,000 lb. capacities, has a hydrostatic drive, and rugged industrial engine that delivers capabilities ideally suited for the harshest environments, including recycling companies and construction material yards. In addition, it has a standard 24″ load center with unbeaten residual capacities while using forklift attachments, enabling heightened productivity while navigating challenging terrain.
The Linde Series 1204 incorporates exceptional components that keep businesses thriving, including 1,000 hr. maintenance intervals and maintenance-free features that ensure increased output and low cost of ownership. In addition, the Linde Engine Protection System (LEPS) monitors the engine to safeguard peak performance and alerts the driver of necessary planned maintenance while protecting against damage and unplanned downtime.
The design of the Linde Series 1204 focuses on keeping trucks in operation by effectively using power with a hydrostatic drive, ensuring an exact power transmission, and eliminating wasteful energy use. The drive system enables on-demand power where engine rpm is automatically set to the power needed for travel or hydraulic operation without operator interference. This capability allows the driver to concentrate on safe load handling rather than the additional task of applying engine power and being distracted.
“The Linde hydrostatic drive unit is at the heart of our high-performance forklifts,” Pizarro adds. “Its design links the engine to a sophisticated operating concept that puts the operator in complete control. The simplified pedal arrangement, automatic engine control, and electronic hydraulic levers allow a driver to focus the most attention on safe load-handling.”
Upon stepping onto the platform with the aid of a handlebar and entry lighting, the operator has options of multiple customized adjustments for seating, including the armrest, and the steering column, where operators can create an individual ergonomic triangle inside the compartment, unlike anything available on the market.
In addition, the mast and plexiglass overhead guard significantly increase the operator’s field of vision with a clear line of sight and all-around visibility, which decreases awkward positioning while performing tasks and empowers operational confidence.