Waldon 8500 heavy duty forklift

The most compact and powerful.

  • 12,000 lb. Capacity
  • Masts up to 15 ft. are available
  • 95.4 in. clearance height, just under 8 feet.

Our 8500C forklift can be used for moving aluminum billets, huge coils of wire, scrap containers or heavy pallets up 34% grades – any heavy duty job you have. It can even operate in standing water while still having full braking capacity.

Standard Equipment
  • 18 x 19.5 pneumatic tires
  • Power assist steering
  • ROPS / FOPS Guard
  • Plastic molded, steel based adjustable seat
  • 107 DBA reverse alarm
  • 10 Micron dual hydraulic filtration
  • SAE J386 seat belt
  • Hour meter
  • Two 400 amp 12V batteries
  • Auxiliary hydraulic kit
  • Horn, single note
  • Antifreeze to -40° F (-40° C)
  • Gauges: Engine temperature, hydraulic oil temperature, fuel level, ammeter, oil pressure, hydraulic filter service indicator light
  • Dual element air filter with pre-cleaner
  • Emergency brake, manual set
  • Keyed switch starter
  • Industrial yellow enamel paint
  • 4-wheel hydraulic disc brakes
  • 4-wheel drive hydrostatic drivetrain
Optional Equipment
  • Pressurized and/or air conditioned cab with defroster and wipers
  • Other size masts are available
  • 10 x 20 x 8.0 solid tires & wheels
  • Headlights
Environment / Typical Application

Our equipment can be used in a variety of industries and applications. We highly recommend this forklift for the following areas:

  • General construction
  • Metal products refining
  • Glass manufacturing
  • Nursery products
  • Forest products
  • Recycling
  • Scrap handling
  • Concrete
  • Paper products
  • Steel pipe
  • Carbon
  • Meat and poultry products
  • Aluminum
  • Fertilizer plants

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