Handling Specialty was approached by an aerospace company in Canada to manufacture a large, heavy duty wheeled dolly for transporting and positioning jet engine cowlings in their facility. The dolly was needed to replace an older, existing cart. While Handling Specialty’s dolly was based primarily on a previous design, we worked with the client to add some improvements, as well as ensuring the dolly would be able to withstand the harsh, outdoor environment in which the client operates.
- 5,000 lb capacity (mounted to hoop), mechanical actuation (via screw jacks mounted to the top of the platform), 184”W x 386.5”L x 27” H (from floor to top of platform) 290” (total height)
- 64” vertical travel, 11” per minute rise rate, total rise time 354 sec