A folding trolley or hand truck provides a easy and versatile solution to many manual handling problems. They can be folded and stored easily or can be loaded into the back of trucks, station wagons and even sedans. These portable collapsible trolleys for sale allow for heavier loads to be transported at one time, and employees aren’t required to manually handle products. All that’s needed is to take out the folding hand truck, load the boxes or other materials, and wheel them to their intended destination. Use manual handling aids can help reduce injury caused by manual tasks. It is however important that the correct and fit for purpose equipment is selected. Important requirements include the layout of the work space, the actual physical characteristics of the operator and the task and the material being loaded.
Work space considerations that should be considered include floor gradient, grip,smoothness of floor, stairs, space available, and availability of suitable storage space. Worker characteristics, include the variable height and other relevant physical traits. This will have impact on equipment design such as handle heights and width and height (visability) Task and material being transported will affect position and dimension of platform, durability, handle height, number, size and configuration of castors/wheels.
A Comprehensive Range of Collapsible Trolleys
Sitecraft offers an extensive range of folding and collapsible trolleys, each with a number of different features to suit your specific business requirements.
Our standard folding model comes with pneumatic wheels, tubular steel construction, and the ability to collapse down for easy storage in cars, trucks and vans. While they’re small units, they can handle up to 150 kg, making it easier to transport boxes and other goods.
If heavier products need to be handled, the Ruxxac aluminium folding handtruck is ideal, as this option can handle up to 250 kg. In addition, they’re only 23cm thick when folded and weigh just 12.8 kg. This small unit is both versatile and adaptable to a number of situations.
If you’d like assistance selecting a trolley, or need help sourcing another manual handling solution, our industry experts are available to answer any queries you may have.To learn more, or to obtain a quotation, get in touch with our sales team today. Our head office is located in Melbourne and to provide Australia wide service to our valuable customers, Sitecraft has sales offices in Sydney and Brisbane. Simply give us a call on 1300 363 152, or fill out our online contact form.