Trucking & Transportation2018-07-24T13:25:47+00:00

Magnets for Trucking & Transportation

Magnetic Sweepers are used extensively in trucking/warehouse distribution.

Operation

Magnetic sweepers are mounted on “switchers” or “yard jockeys”.  These are the service vehicles which routinely move tractor trailers around the terminal area, from dock-dock and from cab-cab.  Magnetic Sweepers are mounted underneath the vehicle and routinely pick up the dangerous steel trash from the loading dock area, terminal and thru-ways.

Benefits

  • Eliminates steel banding, nails and tire-puncturing steel trash
  • Save on downtime and flat tires when trucks are on the road
  • Dramatically reduces workplace injury

Did you know?

  • The average truck tire costs $750.00 each to replace?
  • Every hour a truck is broken down costs over $5000.00 in lost time?
  • Magnetic Sweepers are a safety item which can lower liability insurance costs?

Type ALT Magnetic Sweeper

  • Mounts on the forks or under the counterweight
  • Removes dangerous scrap metal; keep downtimes to a minimum
  • Ideal for preventive maintenance of yard vehicles & service equipment
  • Highest strength permanent magnetic construction encased in aircraft-grade 2″ x 5″ sealed aluminum extrusion
  • We use only Grade 8 permanent magnets, the strongest available, not the inferior Grade 5
  • Bottom-mounted wear-bars for maximum magnet protection
  • Double-strength units available
  • All-weather rugged design
  • Government Teaming Arrangement with Premier Companies through GSA Contract # GS-21F-0035T
  • Unconditional performance guarantee and lifetime guarantee on magnetic strength
  • Available in the following lengths: 24″, 36″, 48″, 60″, 72″, 84″, 96″
  • Also available with shock-protection wheels

Type A.R. Auto-Release Magnetic Sweeper

  • Designed for use on smooth pavement and even surfaces
  • Up to 3″ suspension height
  • Easy operation, maintenance-free, great performance
  • Lifetime guarantee on magnetic strength
  • Available in the following lengths: 24″, 36″, 48″, 60″ and 72″

“3 In One” All-Terrain, Load-Release, Tow-Behind Magnetic Sweeper

  • Great for more expansive areas
  • Load-release feature for easy debris removal
  • Grade 8 permanent magnets
  • Lightweight aircraft-grade aluminum extrusion housing
  • Equipped with fork pockets and eyebolts for quick changeover to vehicle mounting!

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Type ALT Magnetic Sweeper

Type ALT Magnetic Sweeper

The magnetic sweeper that started it all!

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Type A.R. Auto-Release Magnetic Sweeper

Easy and safe debris removal!

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Load-Release “3-in-1” Tow Behind Magnet

Load-Release “3-in-1” Tow Behind Magnet

Tow, mount on forklift or hang from a vehicle!

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