A lift truck to be a successful model must be built powerful to last the working environments for many hours of use. It must be able to transport cargo quickly and effectively too. The machinery has to also be comfortable and ergonomically correct for the operator.
The Yale powertrain is rugged and reliable. It needs to be strong enough to always provide incredible strength through its computer-managed transmission and engine. It provides state-of-the-art clutch packs along with robust gears and really tough shafts. The engine, transmission, drive and steer axle are all isolated to decrease noise and vibration inside the compartment of the operator.
Mazda and GM LP & Gas Engines:
The GM Gas and Mazda LP Engines are made from cast-iron blocks for long life. These kinds of machines offer an electronically-controlled closed loop fuel system that needs minimum repair or adjustment. These kinds of engines also have hardened exhaust valve seats which lessen wear.
Cummins and Yanmar Diesel Engines:
Both the Cummins and Yanmar diesel engine provide a higher compression ratio leading to better torque. Remarkable fuel consumption is offered by effective fuel systems.
Standard Electronic Powershift Transmission:
The standard Electronic Powershift Transmission features gears that are 15% stronger and shafts which maximize resistance to rough driving. The strong clutch packs offer 3 times the life of previous packs. Lastly, there is electronic inching available that adjusts automatically so as to decrease maintenance requirements by compensating for brake wear.
The Techtronix Transmission utilizes computer-controlled power reversal to extend the life of the tires, to eliminate shock loading and increase durability. In addition, the auto deceleration feature reduces break pedal usage and break wear.
The Drive Axle is designed for added strength with its full floating, brake drum mounting axle shaft and the pinion gears and strong ring. This specific part also has optional oil cooled wet disc brakes which are completely sealed against contamination and basically maintenance free.
The Steer Axle features a "sandwich" design to protect the steer cylinder from debris and damage. It has fixed-length tie rods to add extra stability and durability. The tapered roller bearings help to resist side-to-side and front to back forces. Additionally, cast ductile iron axle reduces wear and increases toughness.
Yale had made a lot of safety features and ergonomic features part of their regular packages. These equipment would handle tough settings, while keeping the operator safe and comfortable for the duration of their shift.