Stärke releases new walkie reach truck


In response to growing demand within the marketplace, Stärke Material Handling Group has released a redesigned version of its walkie reach truck.

Redesigned to include several improvements over previous models, the ESR30-40ACX represents an expansion of Stärke’s growing line of narrow aisle equipment. New features and improvements include an expanded range of lift capacities, standard fixed straddles and a front foot guard.

“We’ve noticed a strong demand for many of the features we’ve added to this latest model,” comments Jim Chesla, VP of Stärke Material Handling Group.

“We are confident that we’ve designed a model that will be both competitive and cost-effective in today’s market as an ideal choice for narrow aisle facilities.”

Key features for the ESR30-40ACX include:

• Expanded lift capacities: unlike its predecessor, the ESR30-40ACX is available in a 3,000 lb and a 4,000 lb model. This expanded range allows the ESR30-40ACX to function in a greater range of applications.

• Multiple mast configurations: available with both a 2-stage and 3-stage mast, the ESR30-40ACX is able to reach a maximum lift height of 216.5in.

• Efficient AC output: features a three-phase AC motor, 24V industrial battery and regenerative braking system to ensure long and productive periods in between charges.

• User-friendly: a Curtis AC fully programmable controller, electric power steering, and stepless speed control combine to provide a smooth, precise and customizable experience.

• Enhanced ergonomics: standard ergonomic lift handle includes in-handle lift controls for both right- and left-handed operators.

Additional factory options on the ESR30-40ACX are available including a side shift, adjustable straddles, a fold down platform and double scissor forks.

May 13, 2016

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