The new Komatsu FH series features four rugged clean-diesel forklifts

Komatsu FH Series forklift lifting a bin.

The FH series of forklifts from Komatsu integrates components and technology from its wheel loaders, bulldozers and excavators. The company claims that this ensures dependable toughness and makes these forklifts ideal for high cycle/heavy load applications.

This series includes four models of forklifts: the FH100-1, FH120-1, FH135-1 and FH160-1.

The hydrostatic drive system allows Komatsu’s FH forklifts to shuttle continuously with no wear on drive and brake components. Therefore, this could lead to more uptime and reduced maintenance costs.

So, this would mean better performance than traditional torque converter systems, even in demanding conditions.

Additionally, with high power and rugged design, the FH forklifts could work will in industries where heavy loads are common. For example, freight/logistics, shipping/ports, manufacturing, construction, metal industries, oil/gas, recycling/waste and more.

Engineered to lower operating costs

Komatsu claims that the electronically-controlled hydrostatic transmission, hydraulic pump and motor system increases operator control, minimizes power transmission loss, helps moderate fuel use and reduces environmental impact.

Brakes suited for high cycles, harsh conditions

Sealed, wet, multiple-disc brakes aim to provide protection from dust, dirt and debris.

Also, these brakes look to provide superior durability, excellent fade and water resistance and reliable braking in high-cycle operations.

Designed to deliver years of reliable, low-cost service

According to Komatsu, the FH100-160 diesel and Tier 4 Final engine, electronics and hydraulics work together to provide years of outstanding performance, sustainability and dependability.

Technology to boost efficiency

Komatsu’s Komtrax wireless tracking and reporting system allows the forklift to communicate daily usage, fuel consumption, operator productivity, location, movement and more.

So, companies can use this data in daily reports on fuel consumption and running costs to track how machines are being used. Thus, helping to determine how to use them more efficiently.