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Merlo's P50.18Plus — Power Plus Extra Stability

Thu June 20, 2019 - National Edition
Applied Machinery Sales


Lighter in mass than similar machines (unladed weight is 29,300 lbs. [13,290 kg]) the P50.18Plus offers high ground clearance, hydrostatic transmission, 100HP Deutz engine, and the Merlo Tac-lock system for simplified attachment change out.
Lighter in mass than similar machines (unladed weight is 29,300 lbs. [13,290 kg]) the P50.18Plus offers high ground clearance, hydrostatic transmission, 100HP Deutz engine, and the Merlo Tac-lock system for simplified attachment change out.

Merlo's new range of Panoramic telehandlers includes the P50.18Plus, which brings powerful stability to the construction market. This high capacity telehandler, with a lift height of 58 ft. 5 in. (17.8 m), a reach of 44 ft. (13.4 m), and load capacity of 11,000 lbs. (4,990 kg), has the added benefit of independent, front axle mounted stabilizers.

Boom side shift and frame leveling are standard and can be engaged with or without stabilizers in use. Merlo telehandlers are known for their compact footprint and the P50.18Plus is no exception even when stabilizers are deployed.

Lighter in mass than similar machines (unladed weight is 29,300 lbs. [13,290 kg]) the P50.18Plus offers high ground clearance, hydrostatic transmission, 100HP Deutz engine, and the Merlo Tac-lock system for simplified attachment change out.

The stabilizers are designed to act independently of each other. On uneven ground, this feature ensures higher stability and continuous productivity, according to the manufacturer. With stabilizers fully extended, the P50.18Plus can safely move and place more weight than machines without. When not deployed, the stabilizers retract close to the front axle giving the P50.18Plus enhanced maneuverability.

The new modular design of the P50.18Plus, with its "Plug & Play" electronics, has a cab (FOPS and ROPS certified) with more than 46 sq. ft. of window ensuring an operator has the load and machine surroundings in view at all times. The cab offers a wide split door, ergonomic seating, electronic joystick and simplified interfaces. Boom side shift, frame leveling and stabilizer deployment is only a button away from the joystick, ensuring seamless operator control.

The P50.18Plus is equipped with the Merlo MCDC, a standard operational safety software program. In real time the MCDC automatically recognizes attachments and monitors boom extension, angle, and load weight. Operational options are available to meet specific job requirements.

For more information, call 803/327-4949 or visit ams-merlo.com.