Genie starts XC production in Europe

By Euan Youdale06 September 2018

Genie S-65-XC_1_low_res

Genie S-65 XC 1

Genie is launching the production of the new Genie S-65 XC telescopic boom lift at its factory in Umbertide, Italy, for the EMEAR region (Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia).

With a maximum working height of 21.81 m (71 ft), this new model is the latest addition to the expanding Genie Xtra Capacitiy (XC) boom lift range.

Like all Genie XC boom lifts, the new S-65 XC boom offers a dual lift capacity of 300 kg (660 lb) unrestricted and 454 kg (1,000 lb) restricted to work with up to three people onboard while still leaving room for tools and jobsite materials.

Deliveries of the S-65 XC are scheduled from October 2018. With customers from Austria, Germany and Switzerland in mind, Genie will be showcasing a prototype of the Genie S-65 XC boom lift at Platformers’ Days in Hohenroda, Germany, 14-15t September.

Adding to the production of the articulating Z-45 XC boom lift, the S-65 XC is the first telescopic XC model to be manufactured at the brand’s factory in Umbertide, Italy.

Genie S-65-XC_4_low_res

New to the XC booms is the automatic envelope control. This is the ability to automatically retract as the booms reach their operating envelope, allowing for simple platform positioning and an enhanced operator experience. It is also equipped with a load sense cell that continuously checks the weight in the platform and limits the operating envelope to match the load chart, as well as boasting the ability to perform zero load field calibrations. The unique chassis tilt sensing technology gives operators access to different ranges of motion based on the chassis angle.

It also features the new optional Genie Lift Power generator, which includes a dedicated hydraulic circuit, a right-sized breaker and no pressure switch to run the unit reliably, which allows the power to lift and drive during operation.

As with all Genie telescopic XC booms, it has been updated with a CAN-based control system, which incorporates the Genie SmartLink.

 

 

 

MAGAZINE
NEWSLETTER
Delivered directly to your inbox, International Rental Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
Latest News
New battery storage systems from Aggreko
Batteries offer 40-50% reductions in fuel costs and emissions
Speedy trading update points to growth
UK rental company maintains “positive trading momentum” 
Herc posts upbeat Q2 and H1 2021 results
Planned market expansion supported by strong rental market and rising CapEx
CONNECT WITH THE TEAM
Murray Pollok Managing Editor Tel: +44(0)1505 850 043 E-mail: murray.pollok@khl.com
Simon Kelly Sales Manager Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786 223 E-mail: simon.kelly@khl.com
CONNECT WITH SOCIAL MEDIA