Military & Energy Industry Solutions

The US Navy counts on RICO Equipment to handle cargo on & below deck while at sea

 

Industry Showcased: Military

Capacity 6,000 LBS

RICO Walk Behind Pallet Truck

Solution:

This walk behind pallet truck provided a solution for the US military for handling the cargo on and below deck during the toughest conditions, at sea.

Walk Behind Pallet Truck Vehicle Highlights:

Our shipboard pallet trucks are designed to handle the grueling conditions onboard a US Navy vessel. With a capacity of 6,000 lbs, it is counted on to move everything from food to munitions.

RICO Walk Behind Pallet Truck

It is designed with corrosion resistant hardware, bearings, and paint to withstand the harsh salt-spray environment. It is built to UL 583 Type EE specifications—and FM approved—for use amongst the high explosives.

The trucks are equipped with a special hand-grip brake system to allow them to be steadied as the ships pitch and roll in heavy seas.

Since deck loading is a critical concern, the weight of the trucks is kept to a minimum by utilizing structural design to optimize the strength-to-weight ratio.