counterbalanced truck

counterbalanced truck

[¦kau̇n·tər¦bal·ənst ′trək]
(mechanical engineering)
An industrial truck configured so that all of its load during a normal transporting operation is external to the polygon formed by the points where the wheels contact the surface.
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Contract notice: Supply contract 1 x 3 tons, diesel or gas-powered telescopic bale a new machine, 1 x 3-ton purchase of gas-powered or electric-powered counterbalanced truck new machine.
The Model 4450 3-wheel sit-down counterbalanced truck is designed for smooth transport of products and stacking of pallets.
Tenders are invited for Supply and Delivery of an Electric Counterbalanced Truck (high lift, four wheels) for the Equipment Storage and Maintenance Facility.
Handling materials on docks can often require the assistance of an electric lift truck, such as a pallet truck or counterbalanced truck.
The four-wheel counterbalanced truck is a major step in the evolution of the electric forklift, featuring state-of-the-art technology, including the Toyota AC2 Power System and System of Active Stability (SAS).
It works in narrow aisle configurations like a straddle truck, with the versatility of a counterbalanced truck.
This includes an RR double-deep reach truck, an FC four-wheeled counterbalanced truck and a brace of hand pallet trucks for general goods movement and low level picking duties.
Previously, the company had been relying on one counterbalanced truck and one pedestrian-operated reach truck and, on average, about 30 pallet loads a day were shipped out to off-site storage, which included one cold store some 30 miles away and one ambient one a mile away.
To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated from the sales of the following equipment: IC engine-powered counterbalanced trucks, battery-powered counterbalanced trucks, and warehousing equipment.
Due to aforementioned reasons customers prefer to purchase the sustainable design reach truck which is 41% cheaper than the purchase of conventional reach and counterbalanced trucks.
The order includes 4 class-1 units for sit down counterbalanced trucks, 42 class-2 units for reach trucks and 115 class-3 units for pallet trucks.
Available in load capacities from 3,000 pounds to 5,000 pounds, the Models 4150 and 4250 lift trucks were designed with feedback from some of the best performers in the warehousing industry," says Craig Curtis, product manager of counterbalanced trucks for The Raymond Corporation.