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Redefining Reach: Exploring the Versatility of JCB Construction Telehandlers

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What is a JCB Telehandler?

A JCB telehandler, also known as a loadall or telescopic handler is a multi-purpose machine manufactured to lift, move, and place materials easily, they are an essential piece of equipment for the fast-paced demands of the construction industry.  

Reaching New Heights with the Telescopic Boom

The JCB telehandler is equipped with a telescopic boom which enables the machine to extend both vertically and horizontally, providing exceptional reach and versatility for a variety of lifting tasks. 

Strong and Dependable Chassis 

The sturdy design of the JCB loadall range is complemented by a well-engineered chassis, designed to withstand the rigours of a busy construction site, while the wheels have been designed for optimal traction and movement across challenging terrain, including muddy fields and uneven construction sites.  

Variety of Attachments

JCB telehandlers can utilise an array of attachments such as forks, buckets, and platforms which further strengthen their versatility and make them more adaptable to different applications on a construction site.  


Lifting Placing and Loading

JCB telehandler’s capability to adapt to different tasks such as clearing material. moving pallets, aligning steel beams, and setting concrete blocks, makes them a vital piece of machinery for the construction industry. The telescopic boom enhances their capabilities further by allowing them to reach impressive heights, moving and placing material when required.   

JCB telehandlers can also easily load and unload materials when utilising the fork attachment. This can be a great timesaving solution on site. 


The Right JCB Telehandler for You

There are 13 models within the JCB construction telehandler range, and each of them differs in lift capacity, lift height, reach and engine power.  

The World's No.1, now in its Smallest package 

The JCB 514-40 loadall provides optimal efficiency in the smallest form. This machine is perfect for when space is as it can fit through a 6ft high doorway. However, the operator comfort has not been compromised, with an additional 200mm cab width than the closest competitor. The 514-40 can be easily towed on a trailer and has the best-in-class lift capacity (12% higher than the closest competition).    

  • Maximum Lift Capacity: 1,400kg 
  • Maximum Lift Height: 4.035m 
  • Maximum Reach: 2.51m 
  • Maximum Engine Power: 19kW 

The Strongest Contender

JCB’s 540-170 telescopic handlers have been designed to meet any challenges faced on even the toughest sites head-on. Adaptive Load Control ensures that this loadall will reach its 17m lift height while maintaining full stability. The low boom profile and pivot point give the operator greater rear visibility and reversing cameras and pulse radar are available as optional extras.   

  • Maximum Lift Capacity: 4,000kg 
  • Maximum Lift Height: 16.7m 
  • Maximum Reach: 9.7m 
  • Maximum Engine Power: 55kW 

Fully Electric - Zero Emissions

The JCB 525-60E loadall, part of the JCB E-TECH range, is 100% electric with zero compromise on performance. As this telehandler is electric it can be used for inside applications, and it is almost silent as it works making it perfect for jobs that are taking place through the night or in locations with noise restrictions. 

  • Maximum Lift Capacity: 2,500kg 
  • Maximum Lift Height: 6m 
  • Maximum Reach: 3.5m 
  • Battery Power: 24kWh  

All-Round Simplicity

JCB’s rotating telehandler range offers the same quality and build as the world-famous JCB telehandler range but with a 360° rotating boom. The range has been designed to be quick to set up with one-touch auto deploy and familiar cab controls. JCB rotating telehandlers have a twin lift ram, this maximises stability and increases visibility as there is a lower boom profile.  Currently, there are two models in the JCB rotating telehandler range, 555-210R and 555-260R.

  • Maximum Lift Capacity: 5,500 
  • Maximum Lift Height: 20.5-25.5m 
  • Maximum Reach: 17.8-21.4m 
  • Maximum Engine Power: 112kW 


Experience innovation, versatility, and reliability with the JCB telehandler range. Contact us today for expert advice tailored to your business needs.

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