Thorworld Mobile Yardramps Provide Ideal Loading Solutions For Recycling
- 22 September 2007
- Company & Industry News
As well as supplying major recyclers such as Biffa Waste Services, SCA Recycling and Smurfit Recycling, the ramps have been bought by many smaller recycling businesses throughout the UK.
One of these customers is the family-run, independent waste paper recycler, Pearce Recycling Group, which has bought 15 tonne (15,000 kg) Thorworld Deluxe yardramps for its depots in Milton Keynes and St. Albans.
Fork lift trucks drive up the ramps to load twin bales of paper weighing up to 2.5 tonnes into container trucks, which then deliver them to UK ports for shipping overseas.
With an overall length of 12.2m and a useable width of 2.25m, the ramps are solidly built using the latest solid beam technique, with a robust steel superstructure.
Their heights range from 890 to 1,680mm and they have a serrated open grid deck for positive traction in all weather conditions. A hand-operated hydraulic pump quickly raises them to the required height.
For added versatility they have a built-in tow bar, allowing them to be easily and speedily moved around by fork truck. This makes them the ideal ramps for use at sites where there are no loading bays or raised docks.
They are designed and tested to meet the latest European quality & safety standards & directives and bear the CE mark.
To keep the ramps in top condition, and to comply with appropriate legislation, Thorworld provides a periodic inspection service, together with a comprehensive maintenance back-up facility.
Thorworld Deluxe ramps are available in 10,000, 12,000 and 15,000 kg capacities and can be purchased outright, or rented through the company's specialist RentARamp operation with a sale or return option. 7,000 kg and 10,000 kg Economy and bespoke models can also be supplied.
Said Thorworld Managing Director, John Meale: "There has been a continuing increase in demand for our mobile yardramps from recyclers who deal with all kinds of waste. That's because our market-leading ramps are extremely solidly built to withstand the rigours of a tough outdoor working environment and they offer faster, easier loading, with increased productivity."
For more information about Thorworld's market-leading loading and unloading equipment, and to obtain a copy of their latest product range catalogue, contact: Thorworld Industries Ltd, Station Lane Industrial Estate, Old Whittington, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 9QX. Tel: 01246 260981. Fax: 01246 260493. Email: email@example.com Web: http://www.thorworld.co.uk/