Terex has updated the monitor display for the Terex Load Alert system. Load Alert monitors and analyzes the truck’s jib and platform capacity and boom positions on Terex aerial devices, and provides visible and audible alerts when an overload is detected.
Load Alert monitors boom angle, platform and jib capacity, winch line distance from the platform pivot point, and winch line load. A full load chart is also included in the display in addition to the printed load chart.
The initial screen indicates that the system is operational, and turns red if an overload is detected and displays “overload” on the screen. A dial read-out then shows the percentage of overload for either the platform, jib, or both.
“The system supplements users’ safe work practices by providing immediate feedback to an operator,” Kevin Stutzman, Engineering Manager, said in a press release. “As an option, it is also possible to send a notification report via text or email to a specified location."