Rail Movers are Tonnes of Help for Train Manufacturers

Tractive Power‘s battery-operated rail pushers enable a single person to effectively move massive railcars. Both on rail and off-rail operation allow these powerful movers to be an efficient asset for any rolling stock operation. With intense power and superior manoeuvrability, these rail movers can safely solve the most challenging rolling stock concerns. We have a…

Everything You Need to Know About Roll Cages

As the leading supplier of roll cage tugs, Tractive Power knows the importance of roll cages across a range of industries. Here we will share our knowledge of roll cages and also explain how our TP500 TET Pusher can support your business. Roll Cages Explained Manually propelled roll cages are basically a cage mounted on…

Explaining Additional Couplings for Tractive Units

Tractive Units from Tractive Power provide the power to move loads but they need to be attached by a coupling interface to get your product from one place to another. Pushing and pulling in a straight line uses a fixed coupling system which is secured to the front of the unit. For our latest update,…

Your Guide to Cleaning Electric Pushers

Having good hygiene practice when cleaning your electric pushers from Tractive Power, is something that has come into sharp focus since the Coronavirus pandemic began. COVID-19 like many respiratory viruses is believed to be transmitted from one person to another through respiratory droplets that float through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes.…

The Best Uses of Powered Pushers in Hospitals

Hospitals have probably never been in greater focus than the past few weeks due to the Coronavirus pandemic. A spotlight has been shone on hospital efficiency and their abilities to handle the demand, but the need for efficiency has always been a priority for hospitals. Tractive Power is firm believers in combining the latest technology…

How Electric Tugs Can Benefit The Changing Airline Industry

Air travel has slowed dramatically in the past few weeks, with many commercial airlines grounded due to the coronavirus pandemic. Some key airport sectors affected including refuelling, cleaning, baggage transfer, departure gate services plus loading and unloading cargo. Having said this, the most affected have been airport retail. Retail giant Amazon has started operating its…

Three Ways to Determine the Best Load Mover for You

There are three important factors to consider when choosing a load mover from Tractive Power for your requirements. The number at the end of each of our models represents the ‘Draw-bar pull’ capability of each unit. This translates as a person with good upper body strength can push or pull about 100lbs of ‘Draw-bar pull’…

How Our Rail Pushers Support Railways Industry

Rail pushers from Tractive Power are the most effective handling solution for train manufacturers and locomotive service centres. Our battery-operated electric tugs help to move heavy and awkward loads in busy production areas. This reduces the risk to employees, lowers the number of dangerous emissions and improves flexibility. Our bogie pusher range, which can move…

How Do Electric Tuggers Work?

How do electric tuggers work? This is one of the questions we get asked regularly here at Tractive Power. How can such a small machine like electric tuggers be capable of moving such large loads? For our latest blog, we are going to explain this process in four easy-to-follow sections. Electric Tuggers Explained All tugs…

Electric Tugs Supporting Automated Assembly Lines

The Aerospace sector has always been at the forefront of technological changes, including the introduction of automated assembly lines. This coupled with the use of electric tuggers from Tractive Power is enhancing manufacturing automation and streamlining working techniques. How Electric Tugs are Changing the Aerospace Industry We have worked with a number of well-known aerospace…