IMT Introduces Enhanced Dominator® Propane Body, Electric Cranes at ICUEE

October 1, 2013

GARNER, Iowa (October 1, 2013) – Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc. (IMT), an Oshkosh Corporation company (NYSE:OSK), today introduced an enhanced IMT Dominator® propane mechanics body at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), in Louisville, Ky. IMT, which is exhibiting in booth N1022 at the show, also introduced design enhancements for its lineup of electric telescopic cranes.

The IMT Dominator propane mechanics body package has been enhanced to increase operator productivity. Featuring more tank hauling capacity and a powerful new IMT 6000 telescopic crane, the unit is ideal for transporting and handling two 500-gallon tanks, one 1,000-gallon tank or up to 13 100-pound tanks.

“IMT is committed to meeting the unique lifting, transportation and tank placement needs of our valued propane customers,” said Terry Cook, product manager of commercial products at IMT. “The enhancements we made to the Dominator propane body provide time and cost savings by helping operators haul and handle tanks more efficiently.”

The aluminum side panels and tailgate on the Dominator propane body have been reduced from 12 inches to six, allowing the truck to fit a second 500-gallon tank or a 1,000-gallon tank. The body was previously designed to transport one 500-gallon tank or up to 13 100-pound cylinders.

The IMT 6000 telescopic crane is built for the strength and control that propane applications require. Featuring a patent-pending Penta BoomTM design, the crane is rated at 39,000 foot-pounds with a maximum capacity of 6,000 pounds and 22 feet of reach. The crane features a single proportional radio remote control for precise maneuvering, total load visibility and operator safety.

Hydraulic out-and-down stabilizers are easier to deploy for better unit stability during crane operation, and the lightweight body construction, which maintains all the structural benefits of steel, allows for increased payload capacity.

Additional features of the upgraded Dominator propane body include:

The electrical system on the Dominator propane body includes an electrical control panel in the crane compartment that has compartment and exterior light switches as well as an hour meter for the crane. The automotive-type wiring harness is manufactured specifically for the Dominator propane body and uses only sealed, hinge lock connectors. Options for the Dominator propane body include drawers and drawer sets, manual stabilizers, a workbench bumper, vise and vise plates, individual compartment lights, and work lights. In addition to the IMT 6000 crane, IMT cranes from 12,000 foot-pounds to 38,000 foot-pounds are also available.

The Dominator propane body unit has a rear-mounted block storage compartment. An integrated E-Track System and headache rack allow the operator adjustable securing of various sizes of vertical propane tanks.

“The upgraded Dominator propane body offers all the benefits of our industry-leading Dominator mechanics trucks in a package designed, tested and manufactured especially for the propane industry,” Cook said.

Electric cranes

IMT has also enhanced its lineup of electric telescopic cranes to offer customers increased productivity, reliability and operator comfort. Enhancements to the 2003i, 3203i, 4004i, 5005i and 6006i models include:
Single-sheave boom tip design with a reduced profile for added reach in tight quarters.
Hydraulic power unit featuring a new polyethylene reservoir that reduces weight and the potential for system contamination.
Updated pin design that improves the reliability of the pin retention system.
More compact tethered remote control that provides added ergonomic comfort in a lighter package.

IMT electric cranes are specifically designed for lighter lifting applications in the construction, utility, public works, energy and railroad markets, as well as for equipment dealers and rental equipment providers. The lineup has a maximum horizontal reach ranging from 6 feet 6 inches to 22 feet and capacity ranging from 2,000 pounds (8,000 foot-pounds) to 6,000 pounds (38,000 foot-pounds). All models are compatible with IMT Dominator mechanics trucks.

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About IMT
Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, began in 1961 as a business providing new tread designs for recapping tires. The company has grown to become the leading manufacturer and supplier of service vehicles, cranes, hydraulic loaders and air compressors for tire, mining, construction, material handling and utility markets around the world. For more information, visit

About Oshkosh Corporation
Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corp. manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide in businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. For more information, visit

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