AXLE RAILCAR MOVER
The Axle Railcar Mover is our most versatile mover. It is ideal for applications that feature bi-directional movement, empty and full cars, up to 75,000 lbs of force, and have space limitations.
Configurations of Axle type movers; indexer or progressor.
An indexer attaches to the axle of the railcar and completes its cycle of motion then detaches and retrieves to the next railcar. A progressor maintains continuous movement through the use of two attachment points, one retrieving while the other is pushing.
Single or Reversing Direction
Indexer or Progressor
Push or pull on Railcar Axle
A Progressor moves the cars in a continuous motion
An Indexer indexes one car length at a time
Maximum allowable force on an axle is 75,000 pounds
Speeds from 25-60 FPM
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