The first domestic mecanum wheeled forklift produced by a company operating in Konya started mass production.
The Mecanum wheeled forklift, produced by Octa Lift Company, was showcased at international business, construction machinery and equipment fair opened in Antalya.
Mahmut Çimen, general manager of company, said y were producing cranes, forklifts and mobile cranes in Konya.
- Mecanum wheeled Forklift, produced in Turkey, said that y exhibited in Antalya, 88 per cent of domestic production wheels in Turkey for first time in a system used in forklift.
As a result of three-year R D study, Çimen said that wheel was designed and developed to be used in business machines and that Mecanum wheels are considering using many equipment.
He sees great interest
"These wheels are a structure that enhances maneuverability of forklift. Especially for long loads, it provides convenience when crossing doors to door. We are experiencing great interest because it is first in Turkey, "he said.Ad
- The wheels seem to be suitable for wear, but it is very robust and durable because it is manufactured in accordance with this system, " degree of freedom of wear is same as normal tyre. Designed by Turkish engineers. The calculations were made by us. It can be used on flat surfaces with peace of heart, "he said.
100 pieces to be produced in first place
They started mass production and said that in first place 100 pieces of forklift will be produced, grass, South Africa, North Africa, Britain, Bangladesh, South America, Germany, Austria, first demands came from.
- The grass, which stressed that recent negotiations with companies of se countries, was sold at 60 thousand dollars in similar building forklifts, domestic production forklift, half of which is offered for sale at price added.
Versatile wheel technology allows vehicle to move in all directions. The wheels can move independently of each or, which means that vehicle is not only moving forward and sideways, but also in a diagonal and circular manner.
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