Like conventional forklifts, the lifting attachment could be tilted from its horizontal position to forwards and backwards. The actual possible amount of tilt completely exceeds that of vertical mast forklifts. There are different kinds of lifting attachments offered, and this ability to position makes them as efficient as possible.
Nearly all telehandlers can tilt forward to a point where the carriage is actually parallel with the ground believe it or not! In addition, numerous models provide rotating carriages also. This allows the operator to adjust the lifting attachment radially. This translates to the load being capable of being tilted forwards and backwards, as well as side to side.
Telehandlers have a load capacity fairly similar to that of the vertical mast unit. The model's overall capacity would be dependent on things like: the amount of boom transaction deployed, if this is applicable and boom extension and angle, whether the unit is lifting on outriggers or on rubber tires. In addition, which lifting attachment plays a really important part, as does the wind, the grade the equipment is operating on et cetera. All of these specifics can be changing on a constant basis and this gives the operator much more information to think about.
Usually, telehandlers have some load charts available in order for the operator to reference so they could determine the load capacity of a particular lift. Depending upon the unit in particular and the boom's configuration, the load capacity may vary by thousands of pounds all together.