Telehandlers / Material Lifts


A telescopic handler – or telehandler – is a piece of equipment that includes an extendable boom. A variety of attachments that can be added to the end of the boom, so that the handler can be used for a variety of functions.

One of the most common attachments is a pallet fork, so that the telehandler can be used to lift pallets that have been placed in areas a forklift cannot reach. Other common attachments include a bucket, a bucket-grab, muck grab and a crane jib.

How does a telehandler work?

Telehandlers are a versatile machines that can help with a variety of lifting jobs on construction sites, mines and farms. The telescopic boom can be raised and lowered, and a number of attachments can be quickly fitted to the boom so that a telehandler can perform a variety of functions.

Types of telehandlers

Telehandlers range in size from small and easy to manoeuvre, to large and robust. These handlers be fitted with a range of attachments including forks and platforms.

They can be used to raise both goods and people off the ground.

An aerial work platform can be used to lift people. Smaller units can lift one person at a time, but larger platforms can accommodate two or more people.

Material lift telehandlers can lift goods like pallets and building materials off the ground.

Large diesel powered telehandlers are capable of lifting heavy loads. The largest units can reach heights of 17 meters, while lifting a load of 4 tonnes.

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Where can I buy a telehandler?

Goscor Access Solutions offer a wide range of telehandlers , material lifts and aerial work platforms for sale or hire. Call us today for a quote.

Where can I rent a telehandler?

Goscor are considered experts in telehandlers in South Africa. Call Goscor Access Solutions to speak to one of our sales staff about your specific needs.

We will be able to guide you towards the right ariel work platform, material lift and telenhandler for your specific application, at a cost that will suit your budget. If you prefer, you can submit an enquiry online and we’ll get back to you with a comprehensive quote.