The US Navy counts on RICO Equipment to handle cargo on & below deck while at sea
Industry Showcased: Military
Capacity 6,000 LBS
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.
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.