RAYMOND ANNOUNCES MODEL 8250 AC WALKIE PALLET TRUCK WITH DOUBLE-POWER-CAPACITY LITHIUM-ION BATTERY


Lithium-ion Battery Pack Is UL-Listed

Thursday, April 26, 2018

GREENE, N.Y., April 25, 2018 — The Raymond Corporation introduces the new Raymond® Model 8250 AC walkie pallet truck with 24-volt, 156 ampere-hour Light EV Battery Pack. Built specifically for the Raymond Model 8250, this double-power-capacity lithium-ion battery pack has been UL 2271 listed. UL is an organization with laboratories that perform rigorous industry-standard testing to measure compliance and trustworthiness of marketplace products for companies.
 
“Raymond’s strategic technology alliance with Cummins — a leading electric vehicle technology company — helped to develop robust lithium-ion alternative energy solutions that provide a battery to our customers that will keep them powered for the long haul,” says Erica Moyer, product manager for pallet trucks and stackers, Raymond. “Ensuring the utmost confidence in users of Raymond trucks, this latest energy solution has been tried and tested for ultimate performance.”
 
The Model 8250 with lithium-ion battery is an intelligent truck and pack offering, providing CAN communication that allows data exchange between truck and lithium-ion battery pack, providing operator feedback in the form of fault codes displayed on the truck’s control handle, as well as audible and visual alarms if charge is required or low.
 
The onboard battery management system allows the user to schedule charge times, provide notifications when charging is required and monitor charging and usage to prevent overcharging and discharging events.
 
As an added benefit, this power pack includes integrated heaters for superior cold storage needs and thermal controls that reduce the risk of damage caused by environmental extremes. The power pack has been designed to handle rugged environments and is IP65-sealed and maintenance-free. In addition, Raymond’s user interface offers the operator a visual representation of the battery’s charge state and audible and visual alarms if the battery pack requires immediate attention.
 
The Raymond Model 8250 AC walkie pallet truck with lithium-ion battery pack also is available in a standard configuration of 24-volt, 78 ampere-hour Light EV Battery Pack.
 
To learn more about the Raymond Model 8250 AC walkie pallet truck with 24-volt lithium-ion battery pack options or The Raymond Corporation, visit www.raymondcorp.com or call 800-235-7200.
 
About The Raymond Corporation
For more than 95 years, The Raymond Corporation has built a reputation on innovation, quality and service. Raymond® manual and electric forklifts meet a variety of material handling needs and offer advanced end-to-end warehouse solutions that enable operations to run better and manage smarter. This philosophy helps ensure Raymond and its customers are always evolving, always running, always moving ahead — and always on. The portfolio of advanced offerings includes the iWAREHOUSE® fleet management and warehouse optimization system; automated lift truck solutions for the warehouse of the future; and the Raymond Virtual Reality Simulator, a supplemental instructional tool that helps customers improve their operations and meet industry labor demands. Raymond also provides industry-leading customer support through a network of skilled technicians and its authorized Sales and Service Centers. Raymond’s work in energy savings, space utilization, ergonomics, manufacturing quality and fleet optimization — combined with best-in-class products and services — work together to increase efficiency and lower costs throughout material handling operations.
 
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