straddle truck

straddle truck

[′strad·əl ‚trək]
(mechanical engineering)
A self-loading outrigger type of industrial truck that straddles the load before lifting it between the outrigger arms.
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India, July 29 -- Blue Giant Equipment has launched the PDS40 electric straddle truck, featuring a regenerative braking system, smooth turning ability, and advanced ergonomics, the PDS40 offers greater operating flexibility and longer run times than DC-powered models.
When a ship is ready to receive the containers, a straddle truck or mobile crane places them on trailer chassis, and they are hauled by truck tractors to the ship's loading area at a pier.
Its predecessor, the straddle truck, drove into racks for such deep putaway of loads, limiting productivity.
It works in narrow aisle configurations like a straddle truck, with the versatility of a counterbalanced truck.
The Walkie Straddle Truck baseleg openings range from 33" up to 49" to meet your specific needs.
So equipped, a $12,000 stacker or straddle truck becomes a $75,000 or more semi-automated forklift-AGV, Thornton says.
All are available in 24-and 36-volt single-reach, double-reach, and straddle truck configurations.
Two developments of the time that would have a profound impact on warehouse design were the lift truck sideloader l attachment and the straddle truck.
You also have the load-handling advantages of a counterbalanced truck, combined with much of the maneuverability of a straddle truck.
The key to efficient pallet storage and retrieval in the narrow-aisle concept is the reach truck and the straddle truck.
With a 3,000-ib load capacity rating, this walkie reach truck combines the versatility of a counterbalanced truck with the narrow-aisle capabilities of a straddle truck.
The facility has, for example, two straddle trucks, which sit high above the ground and carry cargo beneath their structure, and other equipment for moving large pipes on the ground with capacities of 300 and 350 tons each.