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Curtis Instruments UK

We Are Recruiting!

Customer Support Engineer (Software & EV Systems)

If you have experience in software development, motor/vehicle control and communication systems, then please read more about the role here.

David Wilkes Appointed as Managing Director of Curtis UK

Curtis Instruments is pleased to announce that David Wilkes has been appointed to the position of Managing Director for Curtis Instruments (UK) Ltd.

David joined Curtis 32 years ago, operating as UK Sales Director for the past two decades, and brings a wealth of experience, customer and market knowledge to the position.  This important move will see David continue to drive Curtis’ largest European subsidiary forward in both existing and evolving markets.

On his appointment David stated “I’m incredibly excited about the future for Curtis in the UK and globally. We have bold plans for the coming years, which include cutting edge engineering design, as well as new products and services, all supported, as ever, by a highly experienced customer focused team in Northampton. Curtis UK will continue to go from strength to strength.”



David will continue to work alongside major OEMs in the UK and is keen to receive your comments, queries and observations as before.

To learn more, or to speak to David, please call the UK Sales Office on 01604 885201.

Curtis (UK) appoints

New Managing Director

He's a Curtis name many will recognise; learn more about David Wilkes new role here.

Electric Vehicle

Safety Lighting and Chargers

Simple to install and use, up to 5 years warranty. 20% reduction on blue spots and red safety zone. New lines added to range. Call 01604 885201.

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Curtis Engineering

Our four R&D centres around the world use our experience and knowledge to produce the highly specialised solutions our customers rely on in a wide variety of applications.

Programmable, customisable


J1939, Hardwired, CANOpen, Lithium BMS compatible and work with any control system, any engine - just to list a few features!

New Curtis Video

An Overview of Curtis Worldwide

This 5-minute YouTube video gives you a quick-view of the global operations of Curtis in a nutshell.

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Value added support services, system design and assembly.  Learn more, click here

For trusted Curtis controller service and reconditioning:

Only TVH gets our stamp of approval in Europe.

All Curtis motor speed controller service and reconditioning in Europe is performed by our exclusive authorised service and repair partner, TVH, located in Belgium.

Europe's largest remanufacturer
With its 6000 square meter facilities for the repair and remanufacturing of electronic parts, TVH is without a doubt Europe's largest, best equipped and most diverse remanufacturer of electronic parts for electric vehicles of all types.  The TVH team of  more than 40 technicians take care of the repair and remanufacturing of more than 20,000 motor speed controllers and printed circuit boards a year.  TVH supplies more than 20,000 customers in 162 countries. As a one-stop shop, the company offers a full service in lift trucks, spare parts, accessories, rental, repairs and handling equipment with a guaranteed fast delivery at a competitive price.  For service and reconditioning of Curtis controllers in Europe, click here.

For new Curtis products, service and reconditioning:

Contact Liftsure, our Authorised Agent in Africa.

Liftsure industrial Parts were formed in 1999 and have been the local agents for Curtis since then.  They provide specialist advice and equipment for all materials handling needs and, with over 20 years experience in the forklift industry Curtis are confident that their combination of product knowledge and skilled manpower resources, they are able to offer the type of equipment and service our standards dictate.  Liftsure Equipment engineers are all factory trained with experience on electric forklift trucks, warehouse equipment, battery and battery chargers and other types of handling equipment.  Their service department is equipped with technical specifications and workshop manuals for all popular makes and models of forklift trucks and enables them to offer first class support to our engineers and customers to rectify problems in the quickest possible time.  To learn more about Liftsure and the Curtis products they provide throughout Africa, click here

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Curtis products and support in Europe and Africa

Sale of new Curtis products and support for parts in the field is available across Europe and Africa.

Highly advanced power chair electronic control system

Curtis Wheelchair Control System

Supporting independence and quality of life for users with complex medical and functional requirements

Curtis UK has been delivering reliable, top quality chargers for more than 20 years and are the brand of choice for a wide range of OEMs and Dealers across the UK. 

Our latest aluminium wound transformers have allowed for some exciting range developments, offering much lower pricing without any compromise on performance.

All models are manufactured in a state-of-the-art ISO 14001 certified Italian factory. These chargers offer users significant advantages in efficiency, longevity, data retrieval, flexibility and support.

Perfect for traction batteries, the Curtis CONCERTO, PRIMO Power and Pulse chargers recharge batteries in 8 or 10/12 hours and come complete with microprocessor diagnostics and LEDs signalling charging phases or faults.  They are perfectly suited to all general industrial battery powered vehicle applications like materials handling, airport ground support, aerial lift, utility and on road EV.

View the full range at Datasheets

B E N E F I T S  I N C L U D E

  • Improved battery performance: Proportional gassing and controlled equalization ensures the battery receives thecorrect amount of charge.
  • Reduced running costs: Programmable delay on charge start, allows for use of off peak power, providing energy
    cost savings.
  • High durability: Heavy gauge, all steel, welded case finished in hard wearing wipe clean epoxy paint.
  • Rated to IP20.
  • Shortest lead times for non-stock items
  • UK wide service support network

Most of our chargers are ex stock, delivered next day as standard, and all come with a minimum 3 year warranty.  If it’s not in stock, we’ll get it, and our lead times are the shortest in the UK!  And in the unlikely event that your Curtis Charger requires attention in the field, one of our UK wide network of field based independent Service Agents can be on site with your customer within 48 hours.

The standard colours are Ral 5010 Blue and 7016 Grey. Customer specific colours and product variations (like airblow or weatherproof casing) are also available.  The PRIMOPulse is covered by our 5 year warranty and is also supported by nationwide service agent cover, so users are offered a truly unique level of service in this industry.

For more information call 01604 885201 or email us at info@curtisinst.co.uk.

Next day delivery

Forklift Battery Chargers

Largest stock holding and shortest lead times in the UK. Call 01604 885201.

Forklift Safety Equipment

Wide range of LED Worklamps, Safety Zone and Spot Lamps, Beacons, Magnetic Worklamps