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Genie to display its range of versatile lifts at the ARA Show 2024

A telehandler transports a crate of materials that hang off its forks
A Genie GTH-1256 telehandler Genie

At the 2024 ARA Show, Genie will show highlights from its portfolio of MEWPs and telehandlers built for reliable performance.

Telehandlers and lifts

Whether your job calls for a high-reaching or heavy-lifting telehandler, or just an "extra hand" to lift and position material like air ducts, plumbing, sheetrock, ceiling panels, or anything else, Genie has a machine that can fit your operation.

Since the introduction of the original Genie Hoist in 1966, lightweight and low-cost Genie material lifts have been designed to improve job site productivity in a portable package. 

Genie's newest telehandler, the GTH-1256, represents the other end of the material handling spectrum. The 12,000 lb / 5,443 kg capacity telehandler delivers a high lifting capacity at its maximum lift. Efficient power transfer for picking and placing activities, limited slip differentials on both axles, and four-wheel drive deliver power and performance in rough terrain. At the show, the GTH-1256 will be equipped with standard forks and carriage; a closed cab with heat and AC; work lights, road lights, and a back-up camera; and rough terrain foam-filled tires. 

Genie's compact telehandler, the GTH-5519, meets material handling needs in construction, masonry, landscaping, and agriculture. The Genie Quick Attach system expands the GTH-5519's material handling options with a variety of attachments.

To celebrate the versatility of Genie telehandlers, Genie will give away a GTH-5519 at the show.

Low total cost of ownership

Three boom lifts, each with very different applications and performance characteristics, also will be featured at the show.

The S-65 TraX telescopic boom lift has four independent tracks to ensure smooth break-over on rough terrain. Oscillating axles and the ability to swivel up and down by 22 degrees enable the tracks to grip and climb over obstacles in the most extreme working conditions. The dual capacity (660 lb / 300 kg unrestricted and 1,000 lb / 454 kg restricted) makes this boom lift popular for heavier lifting tasks, including telecommunications, oil and gas applications, quarries, and general construction, while TraX makes it possible to operate the boom on both sensitive and rough terrain. 

Because modern job sites need high-performance equipment that is also quiet, clean, and efficient, Genie offers a range of hybrid and electric lifts that can work indoors and outdoors. Two of these booms will be showcased in the Genie booth: The hybrid Z-45 FE articulating boom and the electric S-60 DC telescopic boom lift. 

With two modes of operation (electric or hybrid), Genie hybrid boom lifts are versatile machines that adapt to indoor and outdoor applications, even where on-site electric power is not available. In hybrid mode, these booms can run for more than a standard workweek on a single tank of diesel fuel. 

Genie's hybrid booms, when run in electric mode, and its electric boom lifts can work a full shift on a single battery charge. The hybrid and electric models both feature AC drive motors that provide similar torque as hydraulic drive motors while using 30 to 40 percent less energy. The IP67-sealed AC drive motors also significantly prolong battery charge while reducing operating and maintenance costs. Four-wheel drive plus electronic traction management and active oscillating axles enable 4 mph / 6.4 km/h drive speed and 45 percent gradability in rough terrain.

The Z-45 FE will be shown with two accessories. The Lift Tools panel cradle allows operators to place materials such as drywall, glass panes, or plywood outside of the platform for access at height. The pipe cradle provides a secure way to lift pipes that transfers the load away from the guard rails and onto the platform deck. 

The S-60 DC will be equipped with a Lift Tools access deck and Lift Guard fall arrest bar. The access deck was designed to meet a need commonly experienced by HVAC, electrical, lighting, plumbing, and welding contractors who must reach above rafters or ceiling tiles at height. To enable safe access to restricted spaces above the platform, the access deck provides operators with a secondary surface to elevate them above the platform floor. The fall arrest bar was designed to allow a user to exit the platform while at height and work comfortably outside of the platform by providing an appropriate tie-off location. A smooth, sliding horizontal track allows the operator to tie off and move freely outside the platform using a 6-foot shock-absorbing lanyard, such as is needed when accessing a roof.

The Genie 13-foot / 4-metre platform – which is compatible with the S-45 XC, S-65 XC, and S-85 XC boom lifts – also will be on display in the Genie booth. The extra space in the platform allows workers to do more work faster by providing access to twice as much work area with the same number of boom movements when compared with a standard-sized 8-foot / 2.44-metre platform.

Portable vertical lifts and scissor lifts

Since their introduction in 2020, Genie E-Drive scissor lifts have proven, real-world performance, including 25 percent gradability and a 14-degree breakover angle. E-Drive motors are brushless and fully sealed against moisture and water for maintenance-free longevity. In addition, the potential for hydraulic leaks is drastically reduced because E-Drive has 70 percent fewer hydraulic hoses and fittings. 

On the booth at the ARA Show will be the Genie GS-1932m micro scissor, which brings the productivity of a scissor lift to space-restricted and low-floor-loading applications. With a 500-pound (227 kilogram) capacity, the GS-1932m is rated for two workers and has a 32-inch (0.81 metre) wide platform and a 2-foot (0.60-metre) extension deck. These lifts are popular for industrial applications, warehouses, and data centres where compact, quiet, and clean equipment is a necessity.

Rounding out the scissor lift display is a Genie rough terrain scissor lift. Built to perform in uneven, rough terrain environments, the GS-5390 has been delivering high utilization and strong residual value for rental companies for more than 20 years. The GS-5390 offers a max working height of 59 feet / 18.15 metres, 1,500 pounds / 680 kilograms of lifting capacity, 40 percent gradability for outdoor worksites and space for up to four people onboard. The GS-5390 also features four standard hydraulic outriggers for increased working comfort on rough terrain and dual decks with front and rear extensions.

Warehousing, stock-picking, and industrial maintenance tasks are just a few of the places you'll find the AWP-30S Super Series vertical lift and the Genie Runabout GR-20 drivable vertical lift. Able to fit through doorways and onto elevators, these personnel lifts offer convenience at a low cost. Each model offers a variety of options and accessories to customize the machine to match the application.

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