Clark C40/45/50s/55s IC-Pneumatic Forklift

Models: C40/45/50s/55s

Capacity: 8,000/9,000/10,000/11,000 lbs. (4,000/4,500/5,000/5,500 Kg)
Tires: Pneumatic
fuel: Internal Combustion (LPG or Diesel )

The GEN2 C40-series is designed to tackle any task placed in its path. The open- core, plate-fin radiator provides maximum cooling of the engine and transmission in the harshest environments and the most demanding applications.

  • Thick foam padding to promote operator comfort.
  • Improved seat switch technology prevents inadvertent neutral shift.
  • Easy to service and replace seat parts as needed.
  • Meets industry vibration standards-less vibration on the operator.
  • Seat adjustment of a total 6 inches fore and aft.
Available Equipment
  • Double auxiliary valve
  • Hose adaptations
  • Hydraulic control options
  • Side shifters
  • Strobe lights
  • Reverse Alarm
  • Rear work light
  • Mirrors
  • Cloth suspension seat
  • Turn, stop and backup lights
  • LPG
  • Various tire options
Wet Disc Brakes On All C40 Models

Enclosed & Oil Cooled

  • For smooth, quiet operation.
  • Minimal wear promotes long life.
  • Reduced maintenance means less downtime.

Power Assist Design

  • Low pedal effort reduces operator fatigue.

36 months / 10,000 hour warranty on brake discs

The Power Behind The Punch

Field-Proven 4.3 L V-6 PSI 4X LPG Engine

  • Computer-controlled fuel system.

3.6 L Turbocharged Deutz Diesel Engine

  • Tier-4 Final.

3.8 L Turbocharged Kubota Diesel Engine

  • Tier-2 (Non-tier countries only).

Auto Shut-Down

  • Protects your investment in the event of low engine oil pressure, excessive engine coolantor high transmission oil temperatures.

EPA Compliant

  • Engines meet reduced emission and smoke levels.
Parking Brake

Simple & Error Proof

  • Hand operated lever actuates brake.
  • Transmission disengages when parking brake is set preventing driving against park brake.
  • Horn will sound if brake is not set after 3 seconds.
Ease Of Maintenance

Service Access is Simple

  • Seat Deck raises for easy access to both sides of engine revealing hydraulic & transmission components.
Additional Features
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Clark ORS Safety Seats ErgonomicsOverhead Guard Interactive LCD Dash Display Hood & Floorboards High Quality “Built to Last” Components Engines and Transmission Uprights and Carriages Steer Axles Options
Clark ORS Safety Seats
  • Full Suspension Vinyl and Cloth Seat
  • 6” fore and aft travel, adjustable back rest, 2.4” vertical travel
  • Operator weight range adjustability to 370#
  • Mid-Level hip restraints double as arm rests
  • Seat offset mounted 2” Left for better visibility around mast
  • Retractable Orange seat belt Std.
  • Perfect alignment to steering wheel, hydraulics, brake and accelerator
  • Two operator presence systems- will not allow trans to engage and will not allow hydraulics to engage unless operator is in seat.
  • 14” 2 spoke steering wheel with 4.5 turns lock to lock
  • Infinitely adjustable steering column that pivots 30 degrees above knee
  • Large oversized electronic directional control with no linkage. Hi/Lo is selected by moving lever up and down
  • Large oversized right lever operates turn signals and headlights
  • Low 18” step height for ease of entry
  • Removable steel traction plate that can be removed and cleaned
  • Large welded grab handle for solid secure mount
  • Hood mounted hydraulic control levers that pivot 15 degrees back for precise driver operation
  • Two pedal hydraulic inch brake provides excellent control and comfort
  • Hood mounted ratchet style park brake, disengages transmission when applied
Overhead Guard
  • One piece provides strength and durability
  • Longitudinal overhead bars for better sightline when load is up
  • Low cowl height for great visibility when load in lowered position
  • 2 Forward mounted 12-volt work lights with protective shields
  • Mirrors mounted to cowl
Interactive LCD Dash Display
  • Very bright easy to read LCD display
  • Audible warnings for low fuel, transaxle oil temp, parking brake and seat belt
  • Visual displays
  • Trans temp, Engine oil pressure, alternator, diesel glow plug, fuel system, seat belt reminders, turn signals, gear selected, maintenance timer,fuel levels, travel speeds
  • Fault code storage
Hood & Floorboards
  • All steel, easily removed hinged floorboard that can be removed with no tools
  • Full rubber floormat for deadening of vibration and noise
  • 17” X 33” floorboards
  • Easy lift clamshell hood made of durable reaction injection plastic
  • Hood latch is simple with no mechanical linkage to wear
  • Dual Gas assist struts
High Quality “Built to Last” Components
  • All Clark hardware is an oil impregnated zinc Di-chromate that will not rust
  • Clark incorporates all O-ring faced hydraulic seals for resistance to leakage
  • Clark also utilizes all environmentally sealed wire connectors
  • Can wash down truck with low pressure washer
  • Easy access to centralized automotive type fuse box, transmission and hydraulic fluid check points
Engines and Transmission
  • GM 4.3L LPG engine with cast iron block and cast iron head provides 110HP @ 2400
  • 4 Main bearing crankshaft with an internal balancer for vibration dampening
  • Hydraulic lifters that never need adjustment
  • Hardened faced valves and hardened valve seats for long life
  • Cast iron block and head for even heating and cooling between metals
  • Donaldson 2-stage air cleaner with restriction indicator
  • High water temp. low oil pressure, high trans temp. engine shutdown system standard
  • Serpentine fin type inline tube radiator
  • Radiator can be removed without removing counter weight
  • Integral transmission oil cooler
  • High level sump breather
  • Heavy duty frame that is was fatigue tested to 1,000,000 cycles, 300 hrs rough road test with 1500 hours on the C-course test
  • Separate transmission and drive axle for reduced vibration and noise
  • Parking brake mounted on differential input for ease of service
  • Oil cooled wet disc brakes with 36 month 10,000-hour warranty
  • All Clark I.C. Trucks are equipped with Hi water temperature, low oil pressure, hi transmission temp engine shutdown systems as standard
  • Two speed Auto-shift transmission. Shift inhibitor prevents damage from changing direction at high speed.
Uprights and Carriages
  • Clark designed nested I beam mast design
  • Originally designed in 1956
  • I beam is the strongest steel possible
  • Canted load rollers
  • Silent staging upright cylinders allows no racking between stages
  • Negative drop rails provide easy and inexpensive servicing of carriage
  • Spherical bushings on both ends of the tilt cylinders
  • 6 Roller carriages
  • External Side thrust rollers
  • Clark uses heavy duty chain that has 4 X 4 lacing with 1” pitch
  • Clark load backrest pallet protection
  • Mast is pin mounted J-hook
  • No wear on axle housings
  • Fully greaseable pivot points
  • Clark designed and built hang on side shifts
Steer Axles
  • Heavy Duty steer axle incorporates in integral double steer cylinder
  • Single piece steer knuckles supported by tapered roller bearings which provide high durability and low maintenance
  • Uses all tapered roller bearings
  • Full hydrostatic operation reduces mechanical links and eliminates kick back
  • Mounted on rubber isolator.
  • 2 Cab options available with different overall heights
  • Partial cabs
  • Side shifters
  • Fingertip Controls (Mini Levers)
  • Lifting eyes for stevedoring applications- see engineering for ESQ
  • Block heaters
  • Accumulators
  • Rear OHG handle with horn button
  • Spinner knobs
  • Light options
  • Swing-Down LPG tank Bracket
  • AM/FM Radio/CD player/Bluetooth
  • Fork Positioner -Side Shifting
  • Air Conditioning with Diesel engine


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