Genie’s New GTH-1056 Lifts Extra for Much less Price

How do you make a well-liked design even higher? Genie set out three objectives to fulfill with its new GTH-1056 telehandler. It needed to ship a decrease price of possession, extra carry capability and a stronger design.

Primarily based on the options discovered within the older GTH-636 and GTH-846 fashions, the GTH-1056 presents a growth and chassis that’s 30 p.c stronger than earlier fashions. The growth’s mid-point pivot makes use of a single carry cylinder mixed with a wider, stiffer horsehead to effectively switch weight in high-stress purposes, comparable to dealing with pipe or suspended masses.

The GTH-1056 lifts as much as 5,000 kilos to a top of 56 toes 7 inches and 3,000 kilos at a most attain of 42 toes. A 120-horsepower Deutz engine and four-speed transmission function the muscle behind this machine. The combo provides you 23,110 kilos of drawbar pull and a high velocity of 18 mph.

There’s additionally a 74-horsepower Deutz engine possibility with a three-speed powershift transmission or repeatedly variable transmission. In accordance with the corporate, the 74-horsepower model delivers efficiency on par with the bigger engine however presents a decrease price and higher gas effectivity. And since it runs with out the necessity for normal refills of diesel exhaust fluid, the 74-horsepower model reduces upkeep time.

Giant tread bars within the center add sturdiness and aggressive tread blocks on the sides enhance traction with Genie’s A/T hybrid tires.GenieTo maintain you shifting by way of moist or muddy soil situations, the GTH-1056 delivers energy to the wheels by way of restricted slip differentials on each the entrance and rear axles that robotically ship torque to the wheels which can be slipping. 

Tires are all the time a giant a part of the working prices of any machine. To assist preserve this price low, Genie developed a brand new Enduro A/T hybrid tread design for the GTH-1056. The tread sample on the tire combines the very best traits of rock lug tires and traditional rough-terrain tires. A large heart bar resists put on on exhausting surfaces, and self-cleaning outer lugs energy by way of mushy, muddy floor with out turning into clogged. In accordance with the corporate, its Enduro A/T tires additionally present one-third longer put on earlier than alternative is required.

Improved hose routing, chain retention, slide-in put on pads and hydraulics-free axles additionally cut back upkeep prices.