17
Jan

New ATJ 60 is Manitou’s tallest articulated increase raise for N. America

 

Manitou has launched the ATJ 60 for North America, the highest-reaching articulated increase work platform in its lineup for the continent.

Manitou first launched its articulated lifts to North America in 2018 and started including straight telescopic increase lifts in October.

The entire fashions meet proposed ANSI requirements for aerial lifts – now often called cellular elevating work platforms, or MEWPs – scheduled to take impact March 1. To fulfill these requirements, the lifts have automated load-sensing to forestall platforms from being overloaded, tilt sensing to forestall tip-over, and different security options. (Take a look at Tools World’s latest collection on the brand new requirements for a extra in-depth take a look at what the adjustments imply for contractors, by clicking right here.)

The ATJ 60 has a platform top of 59 ft 11 inches. Up-and-over attain is 26 ft 3 inches, and horizontal attain is 39 ft 4 inches.

Manitou constructed the ATJ 60 to deal with tough terrain, giving it four-wheel drive and 17 inches of floor clearance. It has three steering modes for the operator to pick: 4 wheel, two wheel or crab.

The turret rotates 360 levels, and the machine varies the platform rotation pace to match the size of the increase’s extension. The operator can concurrently management platform path, machine rotation and increase raise.

The ATJ 60 runs on a 42.9-horsepower Kubota diesel engine. Manitou says the raise’s entrance oscillating axle offers the machine extra traction and energy.

Different options embrace a self-diagnostic panel at floor degree for detecting fault codes and the corporate’s EasyManager telematics system, which incorporates data on the machine’s location, preventive upkeep schedules and repair warnings.