Largest Forklift Ideal for Heavy Lifting, High-Bay Storage and Conveying in High-Volume Warehouse & Distribution Centers

A12 Ultimate Counterbalance Forklift

The largest of the A Series counterbalance forklifts, built for large loads, heavy lifting, and pick up/delivery. Performs safely at floor level, high-bay storage, deep-lane stacking, block storage, racking, and conveying. Maximum load capacity of 11,000 lbs, and a reach up to 36 ft. All types of navigation available, including dynamic laser guidance that supports travel along multiple paths while providing reprogramming capabilities that assist in adjustments to operational changes.

Ideal solution for high-volume warehouses & distribution centers, picking from conveyors, palletizers, and stretch wrappers. Expedites movement of a variety of heavy loads, from receiving and production to warehouse and end-of-line handling.

 A Series | A12 AGV – Ultimate Counterbalance Forklift

The A Series is one of the most comprehensive, versatile lines of automated guided vehicle (AGV) systems on the market, featuring six different base configurations ranging from low-profile, compact carriers to heavy-duty vehicles capable of transporting up to 11,000 lbs.

Flexibility and leading edge features make the A Series the go-to AGV system for warehouse automation and material handling across industries, with thousands of vehicles sold worldwide. Automotive, aerospace, paper and printing, pharmaceuticals, hospitals, wood and furniture, electronics, mechanical manufacturing, and other sectors use A Series AGVs to reduce labor costs, enhance safety, decrease product damage, and increase throughput.

These turnkey AGV systems are fully customizable to address a wide range of load handling needs and applications, and can integrate into new or existing systems. Review the key specifications for A Series base models to understand their capabilities.



Navigation: Contour, Inductive Wire, Inertial, Laser, Magnetic Tape, Magnetic Spot, Painted Line, QR code
Material Handling Type Transfer Unit: Automated forklift with reach; Automated side loader with telescopic fork; Automated side loader with conveyor; Custom vehicle with custom features
Communication: Wireless LAN
Travel Speed (Straight Line):> 294 ft/min / 90 m/min
Load Capacity (Max):> 11,000 lbs / 5,000 kg
Lift Height (Max) / Lift Stroke (LD Max):> 36 ft / 11 m
Battery Lead Acid, Li-Fe
Safety: Front and rear SICK S300 Sensors, Top SICK TIM Sensor, Fork Tip Sensors, E-Stop on Vehicle, Audible Travel Noise, Blue Travel Light, Emergency Stops
Charging Method: Opportunity Charge, Automatic Battery Exchange, Manual Battery Exchange
Temperature:-10℉ to 140℉ / -23℃ to 40℃
Environment: Indoor, Outdoor (Special requirements)

A Series AGVs at a Glance

  • Load handling options: Dependent on base configuration. Towing vehicle (Tugger), forklift with fork over legs support (FL), forklift with outrigger legs (FLS), forklift with counterbalance (FLC), side loader with telescopic fork (SLF), side loader with conveyor (SLC), shuttle or turret very narrow aisle (VNA), and custom options available.
  • Navigation types supported: Laser, inductive, contour, magnetic strip, vision (painted line) guidance
  • Battery types: Open lead acid, gel lead acid, lithium-metal, NiCd
  • Charging methods:  Opportunity charging, scheduled charging, manual charging, manual battery exchange, automatic battery exchange
  • Customization: Vehicles are customized using a standard base, with optional lifting and handling equipment to meet the unique demands of the use case. Our experienced system engineers design and integrate the navigation system and software into your existing footprint.
Use Applications
ASRS Interface, Back-Side Picking, Block Stacking, Cold Storage, Conveyor Interface, Pallet Mover, Pallet Rack Transfer, Very Narrow Aisle (VNA)


Contour, Inductive Wire, Inertial, Laser, Magnetic Tape, Magnetic Spot, Painted Line, QR Code

Travel Speed

294 ft/min
90 m/min




-10° F to 104° F
-23° C to 40° C

Material Handling Type 

Automated Forklift Reach, Automated Side Loader Telescopic Fork, Automated Side Loader Conveyor, Custom Vehicle with Custom Features

Load Capacity (max)

11,000 lbs
5000 kg


Front and Rear SICK S300 Sensors
Top SICK TIM Sensor
E-Stop on Vehicle
Audible Travel Noise
Blue Travel Light
Emergency Stops




Wireless LAN

Lift Height or Lift Stroke

36 ft
11 m

Charging Method

Opportunity Charge
Automatic Battery Exchange
Manual Battery Exchange

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Differentiators at a Glance

Ultimate counterbalance AGV with heavy-load capacity to 11,000 lbs,

improving employee safety when moving heavy payloads.

Highest reach, at 36 ft,

making it ideal for most high racks, shelves, and bays.

High-efficiency automating lift truck,

safely automating product movement from shelf to shipping while improving throughput efficiency.

Operates in harsh or temperature regulated environments,

ranging from -10º F to 104º F (-23º C to 40º C).

Muratec Group's A12 Ultimate Counterbalance Forklift expedites and automates heavy object movement.



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