Hyster's giant new forklifts.


The largest fork lift truck series to carry the Hyster XM nomenclature, will be available from early 1998.

The H14.00-1 8.00XM-12 series comprises four models offering 14, 15, 16 and 18 tonne capacities at a 1,200mm load centre. This closes the gap that previously existed between the Hyster H16.00XL, which has a 600mm load centre, and the H20.00F.

Visibility is a prime consideration and the mast has been designed with this in mind. The lift chains are situated on the outside of the mast to give a clear view through the centre and the lift cylinders are positioned behind the mast channels. The operator's cabin is mounted in a "mid-high" position for good fork-tip visibility, the top window of the cabin has been made larger than on previous...

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