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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The Linde Series 1346 stand-up electric counterbalanced truck handles capacities ranging from 3,500 to 4,000 pounds.
The restricted maneuvering spaces dictated a choice of the smallest available counterbalanced truck models with correspondingly small batteries: a three-wheel type with 10-quintals counterbalance and, as standard, classic 24 V, 500 A VRLA batteries.
The Model 4450 3-wheel sit-down counterbalanced truck is designed for smooth transport of products and stacking of pallets.
Battery changing and re-charging takes place within a dedicated area of the building, but during a routine battery swap an experienced lift truck operator managed to spill the battery she was removing from a counterbalanced truck on to the floor.
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. The PDR can accommodate a variety of pallet sizes, and is rated for 3,000-pound capacity.
With dual entry and exit, a lower step height, a larger entry opening and a larger operator compartment, the Model 4460 three-wheel sit-down counterbalanced truck gives operators increased foot, leg and headroom for improved ergonomics.
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.
The Model 4750 sit-down counterbalanced truck features an open view mast and integral sideshift.