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A container handler is a kind of material handling equipment, a type of a loader designed for operations with cargo containers.
The name "container handlers" refers to extremely powerful forklifts, which are used in the course of handling operations and stacking of freight containers in warehouses, in heavy industry, on railroad loading units and freight stations, in ports. In short, wherever there is a need for rapid dealing with of a large number of containers (both empty and loaded). The weight capacity of these machines can vary widely from 6 to 45 tons, although the weight capacity of most models is within the range of 12-20 tons. Accordingly, container handlers, which are virtually equal to cranes in their weight capacity, at the same time have a huge advantage in mobility - namely, their possibility to move when laden.
On many modifications of modern container handlers, one can install standard forks, as well as various other types of working tools, for example - double fork, loading baskets, grips and mandrels for rolls, lifting beams and even buckets. This peculiarlity makes it possible to use the same machines for loading and unloading of various types of cargo. As a result, the cost of purchasing additional handling equipment is significantly reduced.
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