The CartCaddyShorty is primarily designed to push, pull, or maneuver carts or equipment that require turning and that can typically be pushed or pulled with 1 or 2 people. The most common application is the cart with two front swivel casters and 2 straight casters. This battery powered mover is the smallest, most maneuverable tug on the market, and still has plenty of power to handle most push or pull applications. The CartCaddyShorty attaches to the swivel castered end and provides the pushing and pulling power necessary for easy turning and intricate maneuvering. Customers terminology for their specific cart may vary. They can be referred to as a cart, dollie, flatbed, trough, pan truck, tub, tank, cradle, lift table, window cart, glass rack, or wheeled machinery. These carts can carry a variety of items, from a bin full of washers, to a bed of steel, to a trough full of cookie dough. Regardless of the parts or equipment being pushed or pulled, our battery powered mover or pusher has the power to push or pull almost any heavy cart.
Often employees operating without a CartCaddyShorty are required to manually push and pull carts. This heavy cart pushing task may require anywhere from 1-3 employees. The CartCaddy™ eliminates the possibility of a strain or pain from manually pushing or pulling these loads, while eliminating the amount of employees to accomplish the task, drastically increasing productivity. While some companies have been successful in utilizing equipment such as a fork truck, walkie, electric pallet jack, or riding tug to manage their cart pushing application, these solutions are often not ergonomically correct and are expensive, and result in awkward maneuvering in tight spaces.
Whatever the cart pushing or cart pulling application is, our electric powered cart pusher has the power to push or pull almost any wheeled application. DJ Products, Inc. also offers customized solutions to virtually any material handling cart pushing or pulling application. Please contact us to see how our cart movers can solve you application needs.
The CartCaddyShorty is ergonomically designed to prevent the strains and pains often associated with manually pushing and pulling heavy carts and equipment. The use of the CartCaddyShorty powered pusher minimizes the risk of injury, which in turn reduces the overall number of workman's compensation and insurance claims. According to OSHA's recently released ergonomics standard proposal, work related musculoskeletal disorders, such as tendonitis and low back pain, account for $20 billion in workers compensation costs each year and 34% of all lost workday injuries.
The CartCaddyShorty is also beneficial in that it increases overall productivity. Heavy carts which had previously required multiple operators to maneuver can now be negotiated by a single employee. As a result, the operators eli
Companies also receive an indirect benefit of improved employee morale by reducing drudgery of physical labor for their employees. Improved employee morale decreases employee turnover and improves overall job performance.
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• Tubular Steel Frame
• 1500 lb. Differential transaxle
• High Tech Speed Controller
• Neutral Throttle Braking
• Adjustable Acceleration/Braking
• 36v (3) 15 amp Sealed Batteries
• Variable Speed Twist Grip
• 0-3 mph Forward/Reverse
• Non-Marking Tires
• Battery Gauge
• Automatic Charger
• Foam Filled Tires
• Safety Stop Switch
• Safety Horn
• Safety Light
• 5th Wheel Arm
• Custom Attachment
The CartCaddyShorty comes standard with a 36-volt system, 3 12-volt batteries, designed to give the operator 6-hours of continuous use, without moving a load, before recharging. Plenty of battery life to last an entire shift.
The unit has a variable speed twist grip for forward and reverse directions from 0 to 3 mph. The ergonomically correct variable speed feature prevents carpal tunnel and allows the operator to maintain smooth control while intricately maneuvering their load. The CartCaddyShorty's ability to go 3 mph allows the machine to keep up with the operator without frustration from waiting for a slowly operating machine when operating the unit from point A to B through-out your facility.
The safety stop switch positioned at the back of the handle bar box immediately stops the machine when depressed to prevent any possible injury from operating the device. This feature is a must when buying any piece of equipment.
The spring hitch option and customized attachment prevent you from having to fabricate multiple attachments on everyone of your carts or equipment. The CartCaddyShorty's arm lowers and raises for attaching firmly to the bottom of your cart. Weight is transferred from your cart to the front drive wheels of the CartCaddyShorty for better traction when moving your load.
The CartCaddyShorty is designed for easy maneuvering and pivoting of your loads. After the arm is attached firmly to your carts or equipment, the unit can pivot a full 180 degrees under the arm. This feature allows for turning your loads a full 90 degrees without jack knifing your cart or manually turning the front of you cart.