Construction telehandlers

TH12-42 - NEW

Construction telehandlers

For operators in industrial settings where lifting capacity is more important than vertical reach, the TH12-42 Telescopic Handler is exactly what you need and just what you're looking for. Designed for lifting heavy loads, this machine features both a longer wheelbase and a boom made with high-strength steel for improved stabilization. It maneuvers with ease thanks to its intuitive operator interface and simple joystick controls, even in demanding or unpredictable environments. Plus, its wide cab and improved operator station with adjustable steering column make for a more comfortable experience. A durable and capable machine you can depend on, the TH12-42 has the muscle where it counts.

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12000 lb
42 ft 6 in
28 ft 6 in
127 Hp
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Technical features


Max. capacity

12000 lb

Max. lifting height

42 ft 6 in

Max. outreach

28 ft 6 in

Weight and dimensions

Overall length to carriage

20 ft 8 in

Overall length (with forks)

24 ft 8 in

Overall width

8 ft 4 in

Overall height

8 ft 1 in


11 ft 6 in

Ground clearance

1 ft 7 in

Overall cab width

3 ft 1 in

Tilt-up angle

34 °

Tilt-down angle

96 °

External turning radius

12 ft 9 in

Overall weight

26751 lb

Tires type


Forks length / width / section

48 in x 6 in x 2 in

Frame leveling longitudinal +/-

10 °



16 s


11 s


17 s


12 s


4 s


6 s


Engine brand


Engine norm

Tier 4 final

Engine model

TCD 3.6 L4

Number of cylinders / Capacity of cylinders

4 - 220 in³

I.C. Engine power rating - Power

127 Hp / 95 kW

Max. torque / Engine rotation

369 ft/lbs @ 2300 rpm


Transmission type


Number of gears (forward / reverse)

5 / 3

Max. travel speed

22 mph

Parking brake

Hydraulic spring release SAHR

Service brake

Wet disc brakes


Hydraulic pump type

Axial piston

Hydraulic flow / Pressure

40 US gpm-4000 PSI

Tank capacities

Engine oil

2 US gal

Hydraulic oil

38 US gal

Fuel tank

38 US gal

DEF tank capacity

4 US gal

Noise and vibration

Noise at driving position (LpA)

80 dB


Steering wheels (front / rear)

2 / 2

Drive wheels (front / rear)

2 / 2