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Battery Transfer Carriages

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BTC
Portable forklift battery changer with one battery compartment and a 3,000 lb. (1360 kg) capacity.

The BHS Mechanical Push/Pull Forklift Battery Transfer Carriage has one battery compartment, a 3,000 lb (1360 kg) capacity, and provides safe and easy, low cost battery handling extraction. Versatile standard adjustment allows battery extraction from most battery compartments. A hand wheel assures positive control to drive the push/pull extractor arm. The BTC has a high load capacity and four large 6" phenolic wheels to help protect floors and provide low rolling resistance. Raising and lowering is accomplished with a center-mounted hydraulic hand jack. The forklift battery transfer carriage lift range is from 5.5" to 23.5". This model has many flexible options available to satisfy unique battery handling needs.

Features & Benefits

  • Provides safe and easy low cost battery handling solution
  • Versatile height adjustment allows battery extraction from most battery compartments
  • Large 6” (152 mm) phenolic wheels help protect floors and provide low rolling resistance
  • Many flexible options available to satisfy unique battery handling requirements
  • High 3,000 lb (1,360 kg) load capacity rating (based on 40” [1,016 mm] long battery – battery length longer than 40” [1,016 mm] will reduce capacity)
  • Each model available in multiple compartment widths

Powered Extraction & Powered Lift
(BTC-MPPAE)

Manual Extraction & Powered Lift
(BTC-MPPEL)

Powered Extraction & Manual Lift
(BTC-MPPEE)

Manual Extraction & Manual Lift
(BTC-MPP)

Max. Load Capacity 1

3,000 lb / 1360 kg

3,000 / 1360 kg

3,000 lb / 1360 kg

3,000 lb / 1360 kg

Voltage Requirement

12 VDC

12 VDC

12 VDC

N/A

Hydraulic Pump

1.3 gal/min / 4.9 l/m

1.3 gal/min / 4.9 l/m

1.3 gal/min / 4.9 l/m

N/A

Extractor Arm Travel Speed

0–20 ft/min / 0–0.1 m/s

N/A

0–20 ft/min / 0–0.1 m/s

N/A

Battery Attachment

Hook & Chain

Hook & Chain

Hook & Chain

Hook & Chain

Optional Vacuum

Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Primary Drive Reduction

N/A

4.5 to 1

N/A

4.5 to 1

Primary Drive Chain Size

#50

#50

#50

# 50

Roller Diameter

2.4” / 61 mm

2.4” / 61 mm

2.4” / 61 mm

2.4” / 61 mm

Roller Shaft Size

7/16” / 11 mm Hex (Model 18)
7/16” / 11 mm Hex (Model 24)

3/4” / 19 mm Hex (Model 30)

7/16” / 11 mm Hex (Model 18)
7/16” / 11 mm Hex (Model 24)

3/4” / 19 mm Hex (Model 30)

7/16” / 11 mm Hex (Model 18)
7/16” / 11 mm Hex (Model 24)

3/4” / 19 mm Hex (Model 30)

7/16” / 11 mm Hex (Model 18)
7/16” / 11 mm Hex (Model 24)

3/4” / 19 mm Hex (Model 30)

Maximum Battery Width

17” / 432 mm (Model 18)
23” / 584 mm (Model 24)
29” / 737 mm (Model 30)

17” / 432 mm (Model 18)
23” / 584 mm (Model 24)
29” / 737 mm (Model 30)

17” / 432 mm (Model 18)
23” / 584 mm (Model 24)
29” / 737 mm (Model 30)

17” / 432 mm (Model 18)
23” / 584 mm (Model 24)
29” / 737 mm (Model 30)

Battery Length 3

25”–39.75”

635–1010 mm

25”–39.75”

635–1010 mm

25”–39.75”

635–1010 mm

25”–39.75”

635–1010 mm

Min. Battery Height

20” / 508 mm

20” / 508 mm

20” / 508 mm

20” / 508 mm

Overall Length2

67” / 1702 mm

67” / 1702 mm

67” / 1702 mm

67” / 1702 mm

Overall Width

46.5” / 1181 mm (Model 18)
52.5” / 1334 mm (Model 24)
58.5” / 1486 mm (Model 30)

46.5” / 1181 mm (Model 18)
52.5” / 1334 mm (Model 24)
58.5” / 1486 mm (Model 30)

46.5” / 1181 mm (Model 18)
52.5” / 1334 mm (Model 24)
58.5” / 1486 mm (Model 30)

38.5” / 978 mm (Model 18)
44.5” / 1130 mm (Model 24)
50.5” / 1283 mm (Model 30)

Overall Height

65.5” / 1664 mm

65.5” / 1664 mm

65.5” / 1664 mm

65.5” / 1664 mm

Roller Height Service Range

5.5”–21.5”

140–546 mm

5.5”–21.5”

140–546 mm

5.5”–23.5”

140–597 mm

5.5”–23.5”

140–597 mm

Roller Width (Nominal)

18” / 457 mm (Model 18)

24” / 610 mm (Model 24)

30” / 762 mm (Model 30)

18” / 457 mm (Model 18)

24” / 610 mm (Model 24)

30” / 762 mm (Model 30)

18” / 457 mm (Model 18)

24” / 610 mm (Model 24)

30” / 762 mm (Model 30)

18” / 457 mm (Model 18)

24” / 610 mm (Model 24)

30” / 762 mm (Model 30)

Extended Arm Reach3
(Beyond Roller Bed)

6” / 152 mm

6” / 152 mm

6” / 152 mm

6” / 152 mm

Service Weight (unloaded)

1,050 lb / 476 kg (Model 18)

1,128 lb / 512 kg (Model 24)

1,135 lb / 515 kg (Model 30)

945 lb / 429 kg (Model 18)

960 lb / 435 kg (Model 24)

1,090 lb / 494 kg (Model 30)

850 lb / 386 kg (Model 18)

934 lb / 424 kg (Model 24)

1,060 lb / 481 kg (Model 30)

718 lb / 326 kg (Model 18)

748 lb / 339 kg (Model 24)

960 lb / 435 kg (Model 30)

Vacuum Extraction (BTC-VAC)
Vacuum option eliminates the need for manual hook-up and reduces wear and tear on batteries (available on MPPAE and MPPEE models only)
7” Cantilever (BTC-CAN-7)
Extends extractor arm reach an additional 7” (178 mm) and is ideal for use with outriggers
7” Cantilever & 6” Extended Bed (BTC-CAN-7-6)*
7” (178 mm) additional extractor arm reach is ideal for use with outriggers, and 6” (152 mm) bed extension accommodates longer batteries
7” mm Cantilever & 8” Extended Bed (BTC-CAN-7-8)*
7” (178 mm) additional extractor arm reach is ideal for use with outriggers, and 8” (203 mm) bed extension accommodates longer batteries
14” Cantilever & 6” Extended Bed (BTC-CAN-14-6)*†
14” (356 mm) additional extractor arm reach is ideal for use with outriggers, and 6” (152 mm) bed extension accommodates longer batteries
Extra Capacity (BTC-EC)*†
Increases capacity to 3,400 lb (1542 kg) while standard capacity is 3,000 lb (1360 kg)
Push-Arm Extension (BTC-PA)
Low cost solution for extending extractor arm an additional 4” (101 mm) past the standard 6” (152 mm) extension
Rubber Bumper (BTC-RB)
Protects lift truck during battery change-outs
Rubber Guard (BTC-RGD)
Completely encloses chain and sprockets for safe operation
Track Mount (BTC-TM)
Provides dedicated location for battery change-out Note: Single Guide Flat Track (SGT-F) is used for the Track Mount option, and minimum roller height is 6” (152 mm) with track mount
Self Contained Charger (BTC-CHGR)
Fully enclosed 110 volt charger for use with powered BTC models

* Consult Factory on this option.

† Long batteries will reduce load capacity

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