Sany: Newly developed telehandlers for Europe

Sany has announced the launch of the first two models of its entirely newly developed telehandler series that will make their first appearance at bauma in Munich. Designed especially for the European market, the STH1440 and STH1840 telehandlers can lift loads of 4,000 kg to a lifting height of up to 18 meters. 

Sany’s new telehandlers are equipped with a comprehensive safety package as standard. This includes a basic design that offers the operator all-round visibility. The low boom, for example, together with the sloping bonnet and low dashboard, allows maximum forward visibility of the working area. This is complemented by a rear-view camera with a sensor and visual as well as acoustic warnings to the driver in case the vehicle gets too close to other objects. To prevent overloading and instability, the precise weight system and the load management system work together in an optimal way. A safety switch that prevents vehicle movement when the driver is not seated, as well as the lift cylinders with hose rupture check valves, adding to the safety package. 

Maximum comfort and durability

For the operator, the cab, developed in Germany, offers maximum comfort and extensive standard equipment. In addition to the intuitive touchscreen display with encoder control for on-screen navigation, it is particularly the many small details that make performing tasks in the cab easier: the document pocket on the dashboard, the armrest with an integrated USB connection for the telephone, cup and bottle holders, and other storage options. This is complemented by numerous other features such as the high-performance air conditioning, a radio with Bluetooth function, that can be operated via the display, the tiltable and telescopic steering column, as well as the LMI light bar for displaying the load capacity. 

Telehandlers are subjected to heavy loads when used as construction machines, handling equipment, or in the rental industry. According to the manufacturer Sany telehandlers are equipped with high-quality components made by European brand manufacturers. Innovative processes, such as those used to manufacture the boom sections, which consist of two C-shaped high-strength pressed steel parts that are neutral axis welded together, making them durable and strong. This has been tested in the specially developed SANY test programme. To simulate the operating life and durability of the components, tests with more than 80,000 damage-free cycles are carried out on the boom test rig. 

More productivity and versatility 

The overall concept of the SANY STH1440 and STH1840 telehandlers is designed cost- effectiveness. The high-torque engine does not require exhaust gas aftertreatment and therefore does not need expensive AdBlue additives. The Dana transmission and the axles are perfectly matched to ensure a maximum of power and efficiency. General operating costs remain low, thanks to a stop-start system and the long maintenance intervals of 500 operating hours. All maintenance work can also be carried out quickly and safely from the ground: the filters for engine oil, hydraulic oil, and fuel are centrally located, the air filter is easily accessible from the engine compartment, and the battery can be reached via a fold-up step under the cab. 

With the powerful load- sensing system, which regulates the hydraulic pressure proportionally to the different outputs, the boom can be raised and extended simultaneously, saving time. And the available steering modes – two-wheel, four-wheel and crab steering – get the Sany telehandlers to the intended spot quickly and precisely. 

The range of functions of Sany telehandlers can be individually extended depending on the main application. Sany offers a range of matching attachments for this purpose. Changing these devices is easy thanks to the hydraulic auxiliary venting system: the operator can release pressure in the auxiliary system conveniently from the cab. The new models will also be available from Sany dealers from October. 

Written by Roberta Simkovicova

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