Explosion Proof (EX) Sit-Down Counterbalanced Rider Forklift DSD-EX-AC-60

Capacities from 3,000 lbs. to 10,000 lbs.

Operator Type: Sit-Down

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RICO Manufacturing

EX Sit-Down Counterbalanced Riders – Available Now!

Model: DSD-EX-AC-60

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RICO Manufacturing’s EX Sit-Down Counterbalance series is at the top of its class when it comes to explosion-proof fork lifts. Our next generation of Explosion Proof lift trucks set a new standard in confidence when dealing in potentially hazardous environments.

Features include:

  • Capacities from 3,000 lbs. to 10,000 lbs.
  • Fastest Delivery in the Material Handling Industry!
  • Turnkey Solution includes Vehicle, Battery and Charger.
  • Zero Down Payment!
  • 2 Year Warranty

All EX vehicles are built to the UL583 specifications and are approved by a National Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) for operation in:

  • Class 1, Division 1 & 2, Group D
  • Class 2, Division 1 & 2, Group G
  • Hazardous Environment
Explosion Proof and FM Approved Logos

All vehicles can be custom engineered to meet your specific application and load requirements.
(Additional lead times may apply)

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  • Clear view mast design for easy load spotting.
  • Spark resistant brass covered forged forks and package guards.
  • Conduit sealed battery connector.
  • Single, two stage or triple stage  mast style lift.
  • Rugged ergonomic throttle and steering controls.
  • All steel constructed chassis  for superior strength.
  • AC-EX-60 Capacities up to 3,000 lbs. to 10,000 lbs.


  • Motors and components are enclosed in  hydrostatically tested aluminum enclosures.
  • Signal drive vertically mounted transmissions.
  • Mineral insulated (MI) wiring cables.
  • Mechanical operated foot or handle braking.
  • Intrinsically safe handle wiring.
  • Static conductive drive belts.
  • Power or manual steering.
  • All instrument are positioned within clear visibility of the operator.
  • Mechanical infinite variable lift controls.


  • Back up travel alarm and strobe light
  • Integrated operator detection switch limiting operation of controls
  • Emergency disconnect switch
  • Horn, key switch, hour meter and battery discharge indicator
  • Speed cut back switch
  • On board service diagnostic system
  • Safety reversing switch on walk behind models
  • Front LED Spotlights
  • ‘Blue’ Pedestrian Warning Lights

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