The Makinex Powered Hand Truck is an Award Winning universal materials handling solution that enables one person to safely lift and load small equipment or bulky goods weighing up to 140kg. It eliminates awkward and dangerous lifts and reduces the incidence or back and other injuries caused by heavy lifting.
The Makinex Powered Hand Truck turns a 3 man job into a 1 man job. Allowing one person to lift up to 140kg safely with no risk of back or neck injuries. This is due to the design featuring the powered lift via a 18V linear actuator. It is easy to operate – the lifting arm reach is controlled by the user lifting or lowering the handles and arm height is controlled via a simple thumb switch
The Makinex Powered Hand Truck is lightweight and easy to manoeuvre, weighing just 40kg built using a lightweight aluminium frame. After use it can be folded down flat for easy transport and storage. It provides a quick and easy alternative to using a forklift or tailgate loader for small loads.
The Makinex Powered Hand Truck comes standard with a Hook attachment for lifting, moving and loading small equipment and machinery fitted with a lifting eye e.g. water pumps, generators, air compressors, plate compactors etc
It also has available attachments
– Fork attachment for lifting, moving and loading small pallets
– Strap Frame
– Gas Bottle Lifter
– Glass lifting application, ideal for replacing bus windscreens
This feature has been added in 2016, the PHT 140 now uses a Makita removable clip on clip off power tool style battery. This means the user can work continuously without having to leave the machine to charge.
Workplace safety is paramount in any business but especially within commercial and construction environments. The Makinex Powered Hand Truck was used in 168 Kennards Hire Branches and they reported a 34% decrease in shoulder and back injuries within the first year. Protecting your workforce is imperative to building a happy healthy team
The Makinex Powered Hand Truck (PHT-140) is designed with an automatic cut out on the motor to ensure that users are unable to cause themselves injuries by trying to lift items that are too heavy. This is a built in safety mechanism that again protects the user
The Makinex Powered Hand Truck (PHT-140) features a 18V linear actuator, tested in Denmark to 13,000 cycles, meaning it has a reliable and safe mechanism which has been fully tested to a high standard.