Get to Know JCB’s AJ48D Articulated Boom

The JCB AJ48D articulated boom, part of JCB’s mobile elevated work platform (MEWP) range was a highlight at the American Rental Association Trade (ARA) Show in mid-October. Equipped with high standards of design, durability and strength, the machine is powered by a Tier-4-Final JCB by Kohler Diesel engine, with a load capacity up to 551lbs, enough for two occupants and tools and 48 ft, 4 in. of lift height.

“We were pleased to show the outstanding features of the JCB AJ48D at the ARA Trade Show, so those attending could see for themselves the competitive advantages of this exceptional machine. A multi-colored base display is a unique feature designed by JCB, providing the highest level of machine feedback in the industry, including platform load and diagnostics, for outstanding safety and efficiency,” said Rebecca Yates, Senior Product Manager, Material Handling for JCB North America.

Both base and platform controls offer a user-friendly layout with function speed control, for operator ease-of-use and stable operation. The machine is equipped with the same high quality components that have proven durability on JCB construction equipment.

“The JCB AJ48D, as well as our complete range of scissor lifts, have been designed in response to our customer’s requests,” said Ashby Graham, General Manager of Product and Marketing for JCB North America. “By adding this machine to our fleet, we have the ability to offer our customers an exceptional articulated boom with unmatched control, efficiency, and safety features that epitomizes the world-class standards of JCB.”

The AJ48D complies with the latest ANSI and CSA legislation ensuring the highest quality standards.  The AJ48D is used in a variety of material handling applications across global markets.

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