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 is used to feed weighing scales in the filling area with containers and aluminium pallets, and to transport decanters to the cleaning and sterilising station. 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.
The prerequisites of both explosion-proof and cleanroom operation have been addressed. Easy to clean, the truck is also devoid of dead areas which could harbor contamination.