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Forklifts - Komatsu CX50 Series

Supplier: Komatsu Forklift Australia

New internal combustion engine trucks ranging from 3.5 ton through 5.0 ton capacity.


Newly designed stylish CX50 Series achieves a significant reduction in the total operation costs and facilitates superior work performance by using advanced engines and Komatsu’s unique hydraulic system with challenging the conventional concept of the forklift.

Komatsu's original compact engine S4D95LE-3 enables low fuel consumption and low environmental impact. New 4-cylinder Komatsu diesel engine meets the EPA Tier 2 and EU Stage II emissions regulations.

With combination of new compact proven engine and new hydraulic system with variable displacement pumps, New CX50 series of Komatsu Forklifts offers exceptional fuel savings. Its saves about 8 percent of fuel cost against current -7 models equipped with 6D102E-1 engine. With the surge of the oil prices, fuel economy is the key to reduce the Total Operation Cost for every customer. New CX50 Series is the best package solution for the market. 


Wet Disc Brake system is equipped as standard for reducing maintenance and operation cost.  The exclusive brake cooling system ensures constant and durable braking performance with requiring minimum periodical maintenance, and is not affected by dust or water on the operating area. This greatly helps to boost productivity at every operation including heavy duty operation.

Komatsu's unique CLSS (Closed center Load Sensing System) features better hydraulic efficiency and fine control to realize lowered fuel consumption and productivity for "Lifting Innovation". Hydraulic system features variable displacement pump and load sensing valve. Only the required but sufficient amount of hydraulic oil for the job is supplied and there is no excess oil feed from the pump to valve. Load on the engine is reduced in an occasion when only small hydraulic power is needed.

This energy efficient hydraulic system technology is based on the experiences in the Komatsu products such as hydraulic excavators.

Combination of the full float power line system and OHG cabin design proved by BX50 Series provide maximum comfort for the operator to increase productivity. Wide room uncluttered floor space and wide open step increase the safety in addition to easy getting on–off the truck.

In summary, Komatsu original advanced engine, CLSS hydraulic system and durable wet disc brakes satisfy customer who pays great concerns to total operating cost, productivity and safety & comfort.


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