Cleanroom pallet truck
23 January 2013
Sichelschmidt has developed a pedestrian pallet truck which accords to Ex-protection guidelines and meets the stringent requirements of GMP-Cleanroom Class C directives. The first of these, a wide gauge truck with a l
The first of these, a wide gauge truck with a load capacity of 1250kg, is in operation in the controlled cleanroom environment of a major pharmaceutical manufacturer where it feeds weighing scales in the filling area with containers and aluminium pallets and transports decanters to the cleaning and sterilising station.
Handling equipment for this sector must release only a designated minimum of particles, with specialist trucks made of stainless steel traditionally being the preferred solution. By incorporating special coatings for steel components and solvent resistant synthetic materials, Sichelschmidt has reduced the amount of stainless steel for a more cost effective solution, whilst adhering to exacting standards to prevent product contamination.