Hubtex will present its latest vehicle developments at the LIGNA trade fair by showcasing its unique solutions for the handling of timber materials. With focus specifically on handling and order picking solutions for bulky wood-based materials. As the leading manufacturer and specialist for transporting long, heavy and bulky loads.

New FluX 70 suitable for timber loads of up to 7 tons

Hubtex showcases its new electric multidirectional counterbalance forklift, the FluX 70. This vehicle is capable of safely transporting long and heavy loads weighing up to 7 tons – even over rough terrain and in narrow aisleways. The vehicle is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use and combines the advantages of an electric multidirectional forklift with those of a heavy-duty forklift with a combustion engine.

Electric multidirectional sideloader: new design and added features

Hubtex has put the 48V and 80V drive variants with load-carrying capacities of 3–5 tons together into one modular system. The forklift’s new design offers optimum maneuverability, n ergonomic cabin and improved all-round visibility. The electrohydraulic steering has also been replaced by a purely electric steering system, ensuring maximum energy efficiency during operation. Even in its basic configuration, the model is already designed for gradual automation. Predetermined cable runs, positions for sensors and other equipment features ensure the forklift is ready to meet the challenges posed by Industry 4.0. Numerous assistance systems can be integrated retroactively, for example.