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…

Robust Waste Management with Load Movers

Tractive Power has a rich vein of experience in assisting the facilities and waste management sector using load movers to transport heavy loads. The benefit of using burden carriers is that they can move many different types and sizes of bins, plus their ability to handle awkward and heavy loads. This takes the burden (excuse…

Tractive Tugs Benefiting Aerospace MRO

The maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of aircraft, is an essential part of keeping planes in the air and extending their lifespan. MRO operation turnaround times are significantly increased with the use of our Tractive units, that offer control and precision of high-value loads in aircraft workshop environments. Aircraft fleets are getting larger and with…

Supporting Healthcare Professionals with Electric Tugs

Here at Tractive Power, we are proud to support the healthcare sector, with our range of electric tugs helping to complete a number of tasks more efficiently. Our battery-powered tugs will move cages and equipment safely and easily, reducing the amount of manual handling for your staff. By using electric tuggers in busy healthcare environments,…

Benefits of a Load Mover from Tractive Power

If you need to tow products and materials through your business’ shop floor, you should consider investing in a load mover from Tractive Power. Here are four advantages of using load movers – 1. High Maneuverable – These trucks can manoeuvre into tight spaces which larger industrial vehicles won’t fit. Their narrow builds allow them…

Understanding the Essentials of Aviation Maintenance

The owner or operator of an aircraft is responsible for the proper maintenance and their aircraft and its engine. Here at Tractive Power, we have a rich vein of experience of working with aircraft manufacturers, with our electric tugs utilised to move large aerospace engines from the factory floor to the units. In our latest…