Joysticks need to be intuitive, comfortable and extremely sensitive to operate because they are effectively an extension of the forklift operator’s arm. The co-ordination between hardware and software and the interaction of multiple components creates precise operation of the truck.
Benefits of joysticks in Linde quality
Linde joysticks operate with a precise, linear, and defined electrical output signal that is monitored by the controller. This means that the relevant output signal is at the same actuation angle, regardless of the direction of movement of the joystick, i.e., raising/lowering or leaning the mast forward/back. The mast reaction is always proportional to the joystick's actuation angle, enabling intuitive operation and maximum safety whilst maintaining an efficient operation.
Comfortable and reliable
Linde joysticks have standard features across the range. As the joystick does not have a "dead zone," the work hydraulics always react immediately to the displacement of the joystick, i.e., the joystick movement also controls the mast movement and have an identical maximum actuation angle. These standard features mean that operators don’t need to make adjustments when operating different Linde models and reduces the risk of damage by unexpected machine reactions.
Additional safety features
Durable and cost-effective
The benefits of original manufacturer parts are particularly pronounced with regard to service life and cost-effectiveness: The high-quality materials used for Linde joysticks mean that they are designed for about six million actuations. While original manufacturer quality spare parts are generally more expensive, the exponentially longer service life more than compensates for these costs.