Trak® Xchange Fork Truck Battery Changer – PU 850 x 650

Drawing Number: AD-853-2016-01


Fork Truck Battery Changer – PU 850 x 650 Standard

As part of an ongoing relationship with Hoppecke Batterien, Acres regularly produce a number of bespoke fork truck battery changer units to suit customer requirements. Our product has improved incrementally over the years giving our designers and fabricators a wealth of experience to tackle almost any request.

The Acres PU machine is fixed to a PPT (Powered Pallet Truck) providing a fast and efficient mobile battery changing solution for around the clock warehouse operations.  The PU is powered by a hydraulic power pack which, in partnership with a pair of powerful magnets exchanges batteries between fork trucks and battery charging racks.

Acres are currently exporting custom machines to Germany, France, Belgium, Spain, Poland, Holland, Slovakia, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, South Africa and China as well as serving the UK.

For more information about the Hoppecke battery changing unit see: The trak® Xchange PU.

Design Scope:

This bespoke design features a 850mm x 650mm bed set at a roll off height of 150mm. This design also features a laser guide to assist the operator with levelling the bed and speed up the exchange process.

Hoppecke France

Battery Details:

Battery 1 = Dimensions: 790mm (L) x 310mm (W) x 630mm (H)
Roll take off height:  150 mm

Optional Extras:

Laser pointer
Rear exit magnets


All labels are in French
Colour Specification = RAL 2002 RED

PPT Details:
Type = Fenwick T16
Fork Length = 1150mm
Fork Spread = 560mm
Fork Width = 188mm
Total Lift = 125mm

Note: Acres can only set the minimum roll off
height the maximum is determined by the
lift range on the PPT, note that on some
heavy batteries the PPT may relax (yield)
by up to 13mm.

Acres job number: AD-853-2016-01


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