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Rotational or Fixed Telehandlers?


In recent years, the popularity of telehandlers has rapidly increased within the construction, agricultural, mining, and emergency sectors. A telehandler’s strength is its versatility, which has made it indispensable for optimising resources and complete safety. Depending on the application, it is important to know how to choose the most suitable telehandler.


Why Choose A Telehandler?

Telehandlers are multipurpose machines that are perfect for lifting, moving and positioning large loads even at heights. The possibility of equipping them with multiple accessories, depending on the purpose of use, makes them an extremely versatile and fundamental machine in satisfying the needs of a construction site or farm.

The main reasons for buying or renting a telehandler are:

  • Convenience – a single telehandler is able to carry out many different operations.
  • Large lifting and carrying capacity – Dieci construction telehandlers have a maximum capacity of up to 23,000 kg and a lifting height of up to 17.8 m.
  • Excellent ability to get around obstacles – by overcoming barriers and reaching even the most difficult areas.
  • Safety and reliability – even in the most adverse conditions, they can maintain balance and stability even on oblique, rough, mountain or icy terrain.


Fixed Vs. Rotary Telehandlers

Not all telehandlers are the same. The demand for high performing, practical, and versatile vehicles has led to the design and construction of telehandlers capable of adapting to different applications and environments.

Types of telehandlers available are:

  • Fixed – lifting only at the front, which makes them indispensable especially in construction and agriculture.
  • Articulated – characterised by an articulated frame and a centrally positioned arm to ensure maximum manoeuvrability and precision.
  • Rotating – with 360 ° continuous rotation or 400 ° non-continuous rotation, particularly suitable for difficult or risky construction sites.


Construction and Agriculture: Dieci Fixed Telehandlers

In the construction and agriculture sectors it is important to make use of versatile and safe machines, which can respond promptly to unforeseen events and be an excellent long-term investment. Fixed telehandlers have distinguished themselves precisely for their completeness and versatility, managing to satisfy an ever-growing demand for high- performance, intuitive and safe vehicles.

Dieci telehandlers are an effective solution in the construction sector because they:

  • Can lift, move and handle large loads or people, simplifying work and optimising time.
  • Offer ample visibility thanks to the arm placed on the side, guaranteeing attention and safety.
  • Can be equipped with accessories specific to the task at hand, such as an aerial platform, or a crane if equipped with a lifting hook or winch.
  • Can reach a maximum capacity of 23,000 kg.
  • Have a maximum lifting height of up to 17.8 m.
  • Are simple, reliable and safe for the operator, due to having a comfortable cab and intuitive controls.


Within the agricultural sector, it is essential to respect the timing of various work phases with fast and high-performance vehicles, Dieci fixed telehandlers can:

  • Replace the classic tractor, as they can easily lift, move and position large loads even in small spaces.
  • Reach greater distances and heights, thanks to the telescopic boom, which allows them to load dumpers and stack round bales with ease.
  • Be equipped with buckets, forks, clamps for bales, fork with needles, power take-offs and other essential tools for efficient work.
  • Reach 7 m of maximum lifting height
  • Have a maximum capacity of 7,500 kg .


Fixed telehandlers are a perfect solution for those who aim for excellent operational ability and speed for moving people and materials, even during a continuous and repetitive work cycle.


Pegasus – The Dieci Rotational Telehandler

Within the wide range of Dieci telehandlers, the Pegasus is among the most high performing solutions, proving to be an excellent choice for sectors such as construction, quarries, mines and emergency. Particularly versatile, these machines can replace various vehicles, such as cranes and aerial platforms. They simplify work and optimise resources, guaranteeing ease of use, sturdiness, reliability and safety.

Among the main features that make the Pegasus range an essential rotational telehandler for any construction site are:

  • Continuous rotation of 360 ° on all models, and non-continuous rotation of 400 ° on the 40.16 and 40.18 models.
  • Stabiliser with automatic levelling function and CAN-bus electric control system, to work in any position, even within the most inaccessible conditions. This is possible thanks to a technology that allows accurate analysis in real time, with in-depth diagnostics that guarantees total control and operational safety.
  • Automatic inversion of the commands, where it is possible to carry out travel even with the rotation of the turret by 180° – another Dieci feature that guarantees maximum operation even within narrow work areas.
  • Comfortable cab with smart navigation system, for simple and intuitive control of the main functions of the machine.
  • Maximum capacity of 6,000 kg in the continuous rotation range and 4,000 kg in the non-continuous rotation models.
  • Maximum lifting height of 29.6 m. 18 m on models with 400 ° rotation.


The Dieci Pegasus family of rotational telehandlers is the ideal solution for those looking for a vehicle suitable for special conditions, emergency situations, construction sites and renovations.

For more information on our range of fixed and rotational telehandlers, give us a call on 1300 888 479.

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