【Handling Tool Product Knowledge 】Aluminum or steel trolley, which one to choose? Metal trolley material analysis.2020/12/07 WOODEVER
Take a closer look at everyday streets you might be surprised at how widely used trolleys are! The variety of uses for carts makes it possible to move large and small items with minimal effort, making work more efficient, relieving the burden of transportation in life, and most importantly, protecting you from handling injuries in the workplace.
The trolleys on the market are all made of metal and can divide into two types: aluminum and steel. They look the same, but their advantages are very different so you can choose according to the usage habits, working environment, loading weight and storage space. Don't know which type of cart to choose? Want to know the difference between metal trolleys? This article will introduce the differences between aluminum and steel to help you choose the best truck for your needs.
The difference between steel and aluminum trolleys
Iron is a denser material and is much heavier than aluminum, so it is not easy to deform and has a high loading capacity for heavy loads, making it suitable for industrial transportation. If the trolley is used in a fixed place and does not need to be moved to other environments frequently, the load resistance and durability of the trolley are your first consideration, steel trolley will be your best choice! Lightweight is one of the features of the aluminum trolley, it can be lifted with one hand, easy to carry, flexible usage, suitable for business trips, travels, events, etc. Ideal for occasions when you often need to transport in different places, lightweight with foldable design, can be put in the trunk to carry at any time.
The natural anti-corrosion feature of aluminum trolleys.
Another advantage of aluminum is resistant to rust and corrosion. Through anodizing, the surface protected by aluminum oxide, which is more resistant to rust in humid, coastal areas and air containing chemical substance. The steel material can also through coating to resist rust. With the advancement of production technology, the rust-resistant trolleys made of steel have developed for the market, called stainless steels. They usually contain a small concentration of alloyed metal (e.g., chromium) to prevent corrosion.
High weight advantage of steel trolleys.
Steel is 2.5 times denser than aluminium, so steel carts are not as light as aluminium. However, because of its high density, steel hand truck is less likely to bending over, therefore is suitable for carrying heavy loads. Compared to aluminium, steel is generally less expensive and has a price advantage, but not all steel is more affordable than aluminium. Stainless Steel, as mentioned above, is usually pricey than aluminium. Stainless steel has the same high load capacity as steel but with corrosion resistance, making it the first choice for use in kitchens, restaurants, and medical environments.
Compared with electric trolleys, manual trolleys cost more labor to push, but due to the motor raise the overall weight of electric trolleys, manual trolleys are convenient and simple to use. Operators do not need to undergo long-time training and can immediately improve workplace handling issue, protecting employees from manual handling injuries and saving companies from the hidden costs of accidents at the workplace. WOODEVER manufactured a full range of manual handling tool: hand truck, platform cart, hand trolley, sack truck, pushcart, hand truck components and patented ladder cart, providing services for worldwide customer global sourcing, purchasing, bulk buying, OEM and ODM project since 2003. We dedicate to provide quality product comply with national safety regulations and comprehensive service toward a total solution factory of hand truck in the industry.
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The household lightweight hand truck - WE2012-TNS compact steel trolley – is capable of loading up to 60kg (132lbs), ideal for personal household use such as storage box moving, grocery shopping and more.Folding steel portable compact hand truck is manufacture by strong Q235 steel both in tube and nose plate, because of the lightweight structure, it weight 2.8 kg can easily carry to places. When loading the small item, M shape frame at the bottom gives support to things, avoid sliding away from the back. Also, with folding design, it only requires just 0.02 cubic meters storage place, therefore suitable for a single condo to a family house. Secondly, 5"(13cm) wheels are made of sturdy PP axis with EVA rim, we take advantage of the elasticity, it absorbs the shock then enhances the overall stability of the hand truck, and its softness will not scratch the floor at home. The hand truck integrates the characteristic of lightweight, foldable and portable, making it ideal to handling housework.Unlike other lightweight folding hand truck, we promise to engineer better hand trolley that beyond the standard, WE2012-TNS is GS certificate issued via TUV, guarantee its durable and capability.
Folding industrial steel hand trolley is totally designed and manufactured in our tens of thousands square meter plant. The hand trolley is made overall hard steel and resistant plastic components. The model is allowed to load maximum 100 kg and weighs 5.5 kg only. Main characteristic of the folding hand truck is heavy-duty, lightweight and easy storage. As a result of collapsible handle design, folding hand truck can be portable, stow away easily. With an additional rubber tube on the top of handle, it makes users operate hand trolley comfortably and ergonomically as well. Folding steel industrial hand truck is completely TUV/GS standard approval. Test report and certificate is available for evaluation before order. We accept several items combined in a container as a shipment once minimum volume request fulfilled.
Steel folding hand trolley with grip is featuring dual folding handle grip for better control while moving. It is 130 kg capacity available with GS mark certified Steel hand cart is mainly designed and manufactured for a wide range of demand including import company of miscellaneous tools, DIY chain stores, wholesalers and e-commerce. Regular packaging of steel foldable cart is multiple pieces in a master box and each piece packed with shrink wrap. Besides, we also accept customized pack, such as individual pack, mail order specific pack, etc. The production plant is fully BSCI certificate approved factory, we are eligible OEM partner of a variety of hand truck that customer can rely on.
Folding aluminum household hand truck features light in total weight and heavy-duty loading in capacity. Furthermore, it is very easy both usage and storage. Extensible handle and foldable castors facilitate time and space saving. In spite of net weight 3 kg, aluminum household hand truck is 75 kg loading available. Aluminum tube of folding aluminum household hand truck with extra reinforced steel tube inside which enhances strength and safety of the hand trolley Overall configuration and functionality of folding aluminum household hand truck is GS approved via TUV laboratory examination. We are pleased to assist you on customized packaging of hand trolleys. Our experienced sales team will integrate packaging suppliers to create your own private packing design for sales purposes.
Folding aluminum heavy-duty hand truck is consisted of qualified aluminum alloy and steel iron. We take advantage of aluminum alloy frame features light but strong, it is able to load up to 120 kg which fulfills industrial grade for a universe usage. In addition, sturdy steel nose plate measures 41.5 x 24.5 cm. It is wide to carry nearly everything on the hand truck. With a pair of 6 inch castors (15cm) of wheel, hand truck works smooth and steady on different terrains. Folding cart performs excellent functionality for various purposes without safety issue. It is basically saleable among home improvement shop, logistics supply store dealer, comprehensive tool shop, hypermarket and etc. Aluminum folding hand truck has been approved by GS certificate. Quality of massive production is trustworthy. Folding hand cart is available to proceed with customized packaging depends on different request
Folding aluminum commercial multi-purpose hand truck is available for a variety of purposes including household, garden, logistics, material handling and much more heavy-duty loading purposes. Aluminum folding hand trolley weights 10.5 kg and loads 200 kg as industrial grade due to solid air-crafted material. It is designed for easy operated and storage oriented. Overall collapsible aluminum frame can be extended fully in a sec. Additional grip handles are not only practical but offering more safety. Besides, hand truck is also featuring oversized 8 inch castors with bearing. It used polypropylene axis and TPR as rim. Folding aluminum hand trolley is fully GS mark approved without secured problem.
How the WE 2012-HL-P welded sack truck become the essential industrial equipment? In the industrial workplace, workers frequently lift for material, packaging and finished product in bulk quantity. Moving by hand alone risks musculoskeletal injury (manual handling injury) which is harmful to workers, not only increase injury risk also reduce production efficiency. With heavy-duty and sturdy structure, the sack truck makes daily work much easier and much safer too.WOODEVER provides full range of sack truck to satisfy material handling needs for customers. The WE2012-HL-P sack truck keeps old-style sturdy continuous frame integrating new folding feature, enable to save more space for storage also capable of handling heavy materials. Through the powder coating of steel frame and die-casted plate, the sack truck is more resistant to chipping, scratching and rusting to keep structure durable.As we understand material handling task consuming a lot of physical energy, WOODEVER aims to provide the ergonomic sack truck to achieve the best effort saving, therefore reduce repetitive work injuries (RSI). The dual handle padded anti-skid PP provides comfortable grip from different angles when loading heavy industrial supply also reduces the risk of your hands slipping away. To provide steady move during transport, the hand truck equipped 10" big pneumatic wheels suitable for uneven rough terrain as well as on flat hard floors, even can cross stairs, steps, and curbs. Steel bearing reduce rubbing against the wheel center, gives smooth transportation when loading heavy items. Maximum loading 200 kg with wheel guards, which protect loads from rubbing against the hand truck wheels, capable to loads objects in large and wide shape and weights perfectly, ideal to fulfil transport needs for industrial.
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WOODEVER's folding platform cart, the wide and sturdy steel or aluminum platform is normally 100 - 300 kg loading capacity and the range is approved by TUV with GS mark. Each component of the steel hand truck, including bolt, rivet and plastic parts, are precise. Patented design 2-in-1 Step Ladder & Cart features two indispensable functions; it holds 135 kg as a step ladder, and has a maximum loading capacity of 90 kg as a cart. Both are available for home improvement and commercial applications.
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