The new PCR Medium RailTrac series of hydraulic liftgates features large platform sizes along with effortless operation. From Anthony Liftgates, these new products feature Power-Open, Power-Close, and Power Latch
operation, which saves time and reduces physical labor. Drivers don’t have to unfold, fold, and latch the liftgate during deliveries. In addition, there’s Anthony’s large 90×55-in. plus 12-in. platform with dual cart-stops and
models with up to 3000 lb lifting capacity. So palletized loads, oversized material-handling racks, and large finished goods can be hauled and delivered in one shot.
Operation is straightforward: disengage the street and curbside travel latches and press the ‘down’ switch. The platform will automatically lower and unfold, ready for normal liftgate operation. Then the driver holds down
the handle of the auto-close mechanism and presses the ‘up’ switch. When the platform begins to close, he releases the handle and continues raising the platform until it stops. It locks automatically in the stored position for safe travel.
Other standard features include lifetime-warranted slide runners, a one-piece aluminum extrusion with no plastic inserts to wear and replace. Dissimilar metal slide channels (aluminum and steel) reduce friction and
extend runner life. A marine-duty potted control switch and a heavy-duty steel switch box provide all-weather protection. Inside the switch, the terminals and connections are permanently separated and sealed in epoxy to eliminate corrosion and electrical failure. As well, there’s a large-bore, double-weight hydraulic cylinder that allows the system to operate at a lower pressure, increasing service life for all hydraulic components.
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