The Right Mover for Any Job
The Load Mover “Xpress” is used for light duty wheeled carts that...
The Load Mover “Xtra” is used for medium duty industrial wheeled carts...
The Load Mover “Xtreme” is used for heavy duty industrial...
How to Determine Which Load Mover You Need?
The first thing we always ask when determining the best unit for you is how many people does it take to move your cart. It doesn’t matter how much it weighs, what kind of wheels it has or the condition of the floor. A 1000 lb. cart on glare ice moves very easily but that same cart on shag carpet would be very difficult to move. If it takes three guys to move the cart in a customer’s facility then it doesn’t take more than 300 lbs. of “Draw-bar pull” to get the cart moving. The Xtra-400 would be the best choice for this application.
The second part of the evaluation is to determine the best way to connect the Load Mover to the cart to be moved. There are a number of different attachments that connect the two items together. It could be as simple as a Ball or Pintle Hitch, or more automated using an Electric 5th Wheel and "U" shaped Hook. A picture of the cart often times works the best to get a recommendation for a solution to the customer's needs.
The third and final area to discuss is the type of batteries, special programming for the controller, or any other minor details that a specific customer may need. After reviewing all three steps with the customer a formal quote along with drawings of the unit and its attachments are supplied.
Safety features are ‘standard’ and not options.
- Ergonomic Handle Assembly with all controls in one area.
- Hand Protection Handle and Belly Switch Function
- Bi-Directional, Variable Speed Thumb Control and Neutral Throttle Brake
- Horn, Key-Switch, Tortoise/Hare Speed Range, Battery Indicator,
- Designed with all the Forces in mind to Minimize Operator Fatigue.
- Proven Components for Reliable Performance
A ‘Smarter’ design makes it easier for the operator to move the load.
- Proper Weight Distribution for Maximum Traction
- Quick Change Attachments
- Intuitive Controls
- Handle Height Setting for Variety of Operators
- “Group 31” Size Batteries
- “Smart” Charger for Optimum Battery Life
- Internal Weight Package to Maximize Performance
The ‘Push/Pull’ ability of the Load Mover allows the operator to do more work with less effort.
- ¼” Steel Plate Construction
- Foam Filled Tires or Solid Wheels
- Robust Design for Superior Strength
- Constructed for Many Years of Dependable Service
- Maintenance Free Components for Minimal PM’s
- Self-Contained Transaxle Assembly with Hardened Gears
ALTERNATIVES TO HOW COMPANIES MOVE PRODUCT
The following are articles on why a “Load Mover” might be your best alternative to moving heavy loads that are on wheels.
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