January 2, 2013
XYMotion of Longmont, Colo., is offering what it calls the first forklift-mounted crane with true X. Y and Z motion control — like an overhead crane — for moving and placing molds and tools.
The Forkrane MT1200 gives the operator precise, one-handed remote control for exact placement. The operator uses a wireless remote control. The standard MT1200 can handle loads of 1,200 pounds, and it can be easily customized for heavier loads.
The portable, battery-operated unit attaches to a forklift in seconds and can be easily removed and stored.
It costs $15,975.
XYZ Motion is based in Longmont, Colo.
Tel. 720-378-8094, www.forkrane.com.