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Gehl DL12-40 GEN:2 Telescopic Handler


Rated Lift Capacity (kg): 12,000 lbs. (5444)
Gross Power (kW): 115 hp (86)
Maximum Lift Height (m): 40′ 4″ (12.3)
Maximum Forward Reach (m): 26′ 4″ (8.0)

Specification Sheet/Brochure



Gehl DL12-40 GEN:2 Performance
The DL12-40 GEN;2 Telescopic Handler is a tool to increase jobsite productivity, develop new business and improve your return-on-investment.

Rear axle stabilization system locks the rear axle to the frame if the parking brake is engaged, if the boom is raised 60 degrees or higher, or if the PWP System is activated.
10-degree frame tilt in both directions.
Double universal joints for tight turn radius without applying stress on the axle.
Two-wheel, four-wheel, crab steering standard.
Standard centrifugal pre-cleaner and two-stage air cleaner.
Powershift transmission with four forward and two reverse gears, with a 2-year/2,000-hour warranty.
Standard pneumatic tires.
ROPS and FOPS certified operator’s compartment.
Power (kW) 120 hp (89)
Maximum Travel Speed (km/hr) 22.8 mph (36.7)
Turning Radius (m) 12’2″ (3.7)
Lift Capacity (kg) 12,000 lbs. (5444)
Operator’s Cabin

Comfort comes standard on the DL12-40 GEN:2 Telescopic Handler, boasting 57 cubic feet of interior space.

Choice of Dual-Function or Tri-Function pilot-operated joysticks that allow operators precise movement of heavy loads
Dual-Function – fully proportional control for all functions.
Tri-Function – operator pre-set auxiliary hydraulic flow rate for optimum attachment performance; trigger control overrides pre-set for full flow and faster cycle times.
Lockable, two-piece cab door for security, communication and cross-ventilation.
Standard lockable storage compartment for service items, such as work gloves, tools, blueprints and more.
Choice of canopy or cab with heating and defrosting systems standard (air-conditioning optional).
Un-matched panoramic visibility increases work-site safety and operator productivity and reduces operator fatigue.
Gehl DL12-40 Operator’s Station Controls

Gehl DL12-40 DL Series Steering
Three steering modes – 4-wheel, 2-wheel and crab – enhance maneuverability and are easily changed by the flip of a switch.
Industry loading job site maneuverability with a 12′ 2″ turning radius.
Remote Boom Control

The Remote Boom Control option allows operators to control boom and engine functions from outside the cab.

Remote Boom Control can raise/lower and extend/retract the boom, as well as start/stop the engine from the work platform or outside the cab.
Personnel Work Platform System allows the use of ANSI/ITSDF B56.6-compliant personnel work platforms for safety and efficiency.
Gehl DL12-40 GEN:2 Telehandler Remote Boom Control

Gehl DL12-40 GEN:2 DL Series Engine Access
The DL12-40 GEN:2 Telescopic Handlers provides the power to get work done effectively and efficiently.

Engine shutdown protection feature allows 30-seconds of run time for moving the unit to a safe location for loading or repair.
Manufacturer Cummins
Model 3.8L QSF Tier IV
Power (kW) 120 hp (89)
Maximum Travel Speed (km/hr) 22.8 mph (36.7)

The DL12-40 GEN:2 Telescopic Handler has the hydraulic power to get the job done.

Pump Type Open-Center, Dual-Section
Total Capacity (L/min) 43 gpm (162.8)
Main Relief Pressure (bar) 3,000 psi (207)
Auxiliary Relief Pressure (bar) 2,500 psi (172)
Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity (L) 45 gal. (170)Gehl DL12-40 Telehandler Hydraulics

DL Attachments
There is a tool for every job, and the DL12-40 GEN:2 can power them all. The DL units feature three attachment options: Dynattach®, Dynacarrier, and Dynacarrier with hydraulic locking.

A Carriages – Masonry, framing and standard carriages available in different widths.
B Rotating Carriage – 48” (1219 mm) and 66” (1676 mm) wide.
C Fork Shift – 48″ (1219 mm) wide.
E Swing Carriage – 90° and 180° swing.
F Log and Pipe Grapple.
G Jib Boom – 5′ (1.5 m) with winch and 60′ (18.3 m) cable.
H Truss Boom – 12′ (3.6 m) and 15′ (4.5 m) with optional winch.

Side-mounted engine improves serviceability, allowing three-sided service access through a large, hinged hood.

Exterior boom hose routings for easy access.
Transmission and hydraulics easily accessed through large hinged panel.
Easy access to hydraulic oil and transmission reservoirs.
Hydraulic main control valve in back door.
Rifled bushings in key areas