Brampton, ON, June 1, 2006 ¨C Engineered with quality components, the FTP55, EPT55 and GPT55 Hand Pallet Trucks from Blue Giant are easily recognized for their maneuverability, versatility and durability. Hundreds of thousands of Blue Giant hand pallet trucks see daily work around the globe. Our extensive product offering will match any and all application or budget requirements. The FPT55 hand pallet truck is a perfect choice for customers seeking an inexpensive yet reliable medium duty option. This features a 5,500 lb capacity and a full year warranty on the frame and pump. It is equipped with tapered forks with ramped tips to allow for easy pallet entry and exit. The quality hydraulic pump design includes an overload relief valve and breaking that can be actuated by both a hand and foot controlled release. The FPT55 requires only 13 full strokes to reach its maximum elevated height of 7.5¡±.
The EPT55 is a heavy duty unit which offers great value for customers who consider performance and price essential in their purchasing decision process. This hand pallet truck is rated 5,500 lb capacity and offers a full two year warranty on the frame and hydraulic pump. It has a galvanized hydraulic pump which includes an overload relief valve, Braking can be actuated by both hand or foot controlled releases. The EPT55 requires only 10 full strokes to reach maximum elevated height of 7.8¡±. It is equipped with an ergonomically designed cushioned handle and features three position fingertip controls. The GPT55 hand pallet truck has abundant features and ergonomic advancements to ensure a lifetime of productive use regardless of duty cycle and application. This hand pallet truck is rated 5,500 lb capacity with a 5 year structural and two year hydraulic pump warranty. The entry and exit rollers enable convenient maneuvering from all four sides of the pallet. The GPT55 from
Blue Giant has a galvanized hydraulic lift pump which allows for infinite control while raising or lowering and requires less than ten strokes (75 degree full range) to reach full elevation. The GPT55 is equipped with an external hydraulic oil chamber and a unitized valve cartridge which allowing for ease of maintenance. It has a 210 degree operational arc which is the industry leader, as well as a three position fingertip control with cushioned hand rests. Added features include powder paint coat and a spring loaded handle that returns to up position automatically. Blue Giant designs and manufactures a complete line of loading dock equipment, scissor lifts, dock safety products and manual and electric pallet trucks, and stackers, sold through a global dealer network. Visit our website www.BlueGiant.com for more product information. Contact: Rob Kostenko[email protected] Blue Giant Equipment Corporation 85 Heart Lake Road South Brampton, Ontario, Canada L6W 3K2 Phone: 905-457-3900 ¡ñ Fax: 905-457-2313