Manitou introduces new compact telehandler
By Lindsey Anderson14 March 2011
Manitou has introduced the MLT 625 compact telehandler. The unit features a lift height of 19 feet, 3 inches (5,867 mm) and a maximum lift capacity of 5,500 pounds (2,495 kg).
The MLT 625 has an overall height of 6 feet, 7 inches (2,000 mm) and a width just shy of 6 feet (1,819 mm). The unit has turning radius of 10 feet (3,190 mm) and is powered by a 75 hp turbo-charged Kubota diesel engine coupled with a hydraulic gear pump that results in a flow rate of 24 gallons per minute at a pressure of 3,408 psi.The MLT 625 also has a flexible 2-speed hydrostatic transmission, is equipped with 18-inch agricultural tires and has a ground clerance of 15 inches (378 mm).
The telehandler also has an insulated operator cab, a digital display and sound proofing at 76 dB. The multi-function joystick control allows the operator to control all drive and hydraulic functions with the right hand, leaving the left available for steering.