Bobcat delivers new telehandler for work at Tata Metal web site

Van den Heuvel’s telehandler geared up with a person platform and distant management system

The Bobcat T40.180SLP telehandler has been delivered to contractor Van Den Heuvel at Tata Metal’s IJmuiden Works on the North Coastline of the Netherlands. Prepared in Van Den Heuvel colors, T40.180SLP is provided with Bobcat Man Platform Attachment which is extensively used within the works carried out by the corporate at Tata Metal web site.

Along with some loading and unloading operations, telehandlers and connected platforms are primarily used for measuring and inspecting pipeline networks, but in addition for set up, restore, welding and upkeep work at altitude. The brand new machine has changed the corporate’s earlier 21-year outdated telehandler.

In March 2022, Bobcat launched eight new 500 and 600 collection compact loader fashions, finishing its loader vary for the Center East and Africa market (MEA).

“In the long run we opted for the compact T40.180SLP from Bobcat; Primarily due to the lifting capability, lifting top of 18 meters, performance, man platform and ease of upkeep. The low middle of gravity, lengthy wheelbase, heavy counterweight, balanced weight distribution and glorious stability as a result of outrigger have been additionally crucial to us, as individuals frequently work on the platform. All these elements have been included within the necessities program,” explains Marco Bervoets, who as supervisor of the help workplace at Van den Heuvel was liable for buying the brand new machine.

Along with the telehandler in Van den Heuvel, the Bobcat’s distant management system permits all the standard capabilities for driving, lifting and positioning of the platform to be managed at altitude. The person platform is provided with a small compensation cylinder, which ensures that the basket is all the time completely horizontal. Together with the growth positioning system on the telehandler, the platform may be operated with excessive accuracy, the corporate mentioned.

On the 2022 Building Equipment Center East Awards, Bobcat gained an award within the ‘Innovation of the Yr’ class, and in June, showcased new know-how and merchandise at its Demo Days occasion.

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