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Manitou Launches New 1700R SKID Steer Loader

September 06, 2018

Manitou Equipment India Private Limited is a fully owned subsidiary of Manitou, a diversified global manufacturer of a broad range of equipment that is focused on delivering reliable, customer-driven solutions for various applications including construction, infrastructure, quarrying, mining, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility and manufacturing industries.

At Manitou, “Handling Your World” is more than a slogan - it’s a promise. It’s what you can count on from our equipment and the thousands of Manitou team members around the world who are here to support you.

We provide you the best handling solution for your needs. The brand product range include all-terrain telescopic forklift-trucks, semi-industrial and industrial all-terrain masted forklift-trucks, aerial work platforms for personnel, truck-mounted forklifts, warehousing equipment, backhoe loaders, skid steer loaders and attachments.

Providing engineering support for these machines is not the only work we do….we support in creating experience.

With increased government spend on infrastructure projects, there has been a continuous increase in demand for Construction equipment by customers .Customers prefer products which are fuel efficient and high on productivity and at the same time reliable.

Manitou Equipment India Pvt. Ltd. quests for excellence in product support and best productive machines with greater versatility. Recently they have forayed into production of Skid Steer Loaders in India.

After Exhaustive research, travel, testing and engineering excellence, 1700R Skid Steer Loader was launched in August 2018.1700R is manufactured from World class facility in Greater Noida to cater Domestic Market. A perfect fit for productivity and ease of use in constrained spaces, 1700R Skid Steer Loader is powered with 60 HP Simpsons engine known for its reliability. With Rated Operating Capacity of 769 Kg, 1700R provides best in class Operating Capacity for higher material handling and working range to customer.

This machine is manufactured on five major factors which are explained as mentioned below:

1.  Power – Compact Design and Full on Power : Hi-power drive chains powered by heavy duty drive train coupled to powerful 60 HP engine gives best performance with clean emissions. With only 63 inches in width, 1700R is capable to perform well in cramped and constrainedspaces

2.  Performance: Radial lift design helps in delivering excellent digging performance and superior mid-lift reach and higher forward reach. Low profile boom provides optimal side-to-side visibility.

3.  Operator Safety and Comfort : Unique Hydraloc feature helps in automatic interlocking of lift, tilt and drive systems when operator leaves seat thereby increasing operator safety. Also machine operator presence mechanism helps in allowing system to work only when user is on the seat and restrain bar is lowered. With precise control through standard proportion hydraulics and large entry area helps in Operator to have comfortable operating environment.

4.  Ease of Maintenance : Tiltable ROPS/FOPS cabin helps in easy maintenance of machine . 90 degrees swing out rear door helps in easier daily regular maintenance. Front Chassis cleanout helps in easier maintenance. Side chain cover helps in better maintenance of chain tension of final drive axles.

5.  Versatility : A full range of versatile attachments makes 1700R most versatile machine on ever demanding job site.

With above features, 1700R is perfect companion for customer job site demands and to provide best Returns on Investment to customer to “ Make a Mark “.


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