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CartCaddyHD ChainDrive – Electric Tug

  • Moves heavy equipment up to 50,000 lbs.
  • Lifts up to 6,000 lbs. with hydraulic actuator lift system for traction
  • 3 – 36v Battery system
  • 0-3 mph Forward & Backward
  • Charger works with 120VAC-1Ph outlets
  • Applications
  • Videos
  • Features and Specifications
  • Dimensions

The CartCaddyHD ChainDrive electric tug is the heavy-duty upgrade to the CartCaddyHD – 5WP. The 6,000 lb. hydraulic lift system transfers weight from the load to its drive wheels where the electric tugger/cart gets its traction.

One of the most common applications of the CartCaddyHD ChainDrive cart mover is the cart with two straight casters and two front swivel casters. When attached to the swivel caster, the CartCaddyHD ChainDrive electric tugger provides the pushing and pulling power that is necessary for easy turning and smooth maneuvering with the cart mover.

The CartCaddyHD ChainDrive’s powerful 3hp motor can provide up to 2,000 lbs. of horizontal push and pull force, eliminating the need for a forklift in heavy cart and equipment pulling applications. The CartCaddy gets its traction by transferring weight from the cart to its drive wheels with a 6,000 lb. hydraulic lift kit. It works well on carts with casters that need turning or carts on a rail that go straight forward or backwards. If the load or cart needs turning and maneuvering, the customer generally needs to install a heavy, fixed steel tongue that extends out and up at least 18″ from the end of the load. The end of this tongue will include a ball coupler or pintle “eye”. This tongue allows the mover’s lift to push up, transferring up to 6,000 lbs. to the drive tires for the added traction. The out and upward extension lets the wheels of the CartCaddy turn under the tongue, giving the unit the ability to make a 90 degree turn to the cart. The CartCaddyHD ChainDrive can push or pull loads up to 50,000 lbs.

The CartCaddyHD Chain Drive comes standard with a 36v system (3 – 12v batteries) designed to give the operator 16-hours of use before recharging. There’s usually plenty of battery life to last two shifts.

The mover has a variable speed twist grip for forward and reverse cart directions from 0 to 3 mph. The ergonomically correct variable speed feature prevents carpal tunnel and allows the operator to maintain smooth control while intricately maneuvering the cart. The CartCaddyHD Chain Drive’s ability to go 2 mph allows the machine to keep up with the operator without frustration from waiting for a slowly operating machine when moving the unit from point A to B throughout your facility

The safety stop switch positioned at the back of the handlebar box immediately stops the mover when pressed to prevent any possible injury from operating the device and pulling a cart. This feature is a must when buying any piece of equipment.

The hydraulic lift option and customized attachment prevent you from having to fabricate multiple attachments on each of your carts or equipment. The CartCaddyHD Chain Drive lift kit transfers weight from your cart to the front drive wheels of the CartCaddy for better traction when moving your load.

This mover is designed for easy maneuvering and pivoting of your loads. After the arm is attached firmly to your carts or equipment, the unit can pivot a full 180 degrees under the arm. This feature allows for turning your loads a full 90 degrees without jack knifing your cart or manually turning the front of you load.

Standard Features

  • Heavy duty steel frame
  • 2,000 lb. Differential / Transaxle
  • 2:1 Gear reduction with chain to drive tires
  • High tech speed controller
  • Neutral throttle braking
  • Adjustable acceleration & braking
  • 6,000 lb. Hydraulic actuator lift kit
  • 3 – 36v 85amp Batteries
  • Variable speed twist grip
  • 0-3 mph Forward & Reverse
  • Battery discharge indicator
  • Onboard charger
  • Safety stop switch
  • Solid fork truck drive tires

Optional Features

  • Ball hitch and steel mounting bracket
  • Safety horn
  • Maintenance-free batteries (set of 3)
  • Pintle hitch
  • Flashing light and pole

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"We got unit yesterday and are loving it, its great! We like the top, you did great job - looks good, perfect for what they are using it for- everyone is very pleased with it, plenty of power, also have a slight ramp outside, handles it nicely - even like the color (WagonCaddy RW)"

Tony  - - Commercial Forged Products

"It will allow our bulk receivers to do their job more efficiently, ergonomically, safely. The maintenance on it is night and day compared to our track mobile!"

Sony Y

"The WasteCaddy units are working fantastic! Guys are pleased and so am I, BEST investment we have made in a long time"

Dave  - - Syracuse Housing Authority

"Good news! It’s very probable that they will be buying a second unit so that they have one for the cook line and one for the raw line. (CartCaddy Shorty)"

Laure Well -  - Cargill

"Simple machine to operate- We trained are [sic] employees and works great- didn't have any problems- attachment was perf- they modified a few of their carts but works great- (CartCaddy Wagon Wheel)"

Simon Haillihan  - - Dew Engineering

"We are very happy with these units and please thank all at DJ products for the great efforts made to comply with our stringent quality and design requirements. (CC5WP)"

Scott Heffern  - - Custom Powder Systems

"We have put on the attachment and we are using the unit. My crew loves it. It was simple to run with just a read of the manual, and did not take long to train everybody. I'm impressed with the ease that the unit can push and pull. Thank You (CartCaddy Shorty)"

Rudy Brailsford -  - McWane Ductile

"Happy to report everyone is happy with the 5WP, working fine, guys really like it! She said if WE have any other Q's let her know (CC5WP)"

Jim Williams  - - Imperial Marble

"We received our TrailerCaddy and we really like it, it's so easy to operate, thank you very much for your help. (TrailerCaddy Chain Drive)"

Carlos Capistran -  - Interstate U Stor

"Perfect unit works great- we love it- The bracket we created works super! (CC5WP)"

Joe Cummings -  - Stoody Co.

"Working GREAT! Love it- it even moved a 32,000 lb. load! (TrailerCaddy Chain Drive)"

David Miller  - - Alliant Tech Systems