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Pallet trucks

On your way safely and efficiently in the tightest spaces
Man using pallet truck T20 from Linde Material Handling

Quick processes at short distances

Even for shorter distances you need the performance of the transport truck. This is because the pallet trucks have to master many difficult situations in a short time: Narrow aisles, tight truck loading bays or steep ramps all of which make receiving goods and transporting them difficult. That is why to ensure your handling capacity stays high under all circumstances, Linde Material Handling offers a large selection of particularly agile pallet trucks including motorised pallet trucks. They have compact and precise steering systems. This makes many manoeuvres easier in tight environments.

Our motorised pallet trucks with electric power steering and quick-reacting brakes also contribute to increased safety and efficiency around the warehouse.

Often though, multiple complimentary braking systems are used. This makes transport from A to B not only faster, but also safer. The lifting capacity of the pallet trucks and pallet lift trucks from Linde ranges from 500 to 3.300 kg.

Innovations for efficient processes

There are many ways in which Linde is driving the development of its pallet trucks and pallet lift trucks forward. Simple, fast, and rapid transport processes are the objective. Some pedestrian trucks have the SafetySpeed function. It automatically adjusts the speed depending on the tiller position; the more vertical, the slower it goes. This improves operator safety.

The developers have also focused on the controls. There are joystick, 360 degree, and tiller systems which fit in with various handling tasks and make the controls much easier. The operator operates the pallet truck sensitively and precisely from their wrist.

Greater output, safely

If working spaces are tight and pedestrians or other trucks may cross your path, the braking system of a pallet truck must function perfectly. In models with a tiller, the operator is sometimes outside of the truck, and is not protected by the chassis.

Here, Linde uses protective operator platforms in the pallet trucks and equips pedestrian models with protective combined braking and assistance systems: The reverse current brakes are automatically active when the operator releases the drive pedal or switch. In addition, electromagnetic emergency stop or parking brakes can be activated as needed. Some of the pallet trucks also independently reduce high speeds when cornering, adjust their drive behaviour to the current situation, or help when climbing gradients.

Faster processes included

So that the operator can also reach their destination in constricted environments and avoid unnecessary shunting, Linde brings all of the decisive performance factors together: narrow truck dimensions, precise steering, and powerful drives. That's why many pallet trucks are barely wider than a pallet. Their steering system can be operated delicately and effortlessly with one hand. The drive also accelerates the truck with and without loads in a few seconds to the planned maximum speed.

A healthy workplace

The following particularly applies to pallet trucks with a platform: Many ergonomic elements and functions make it easier to operate the truck. The range includes height-adjustable seats and armrests, low access heights, and ergonomically designed control element.

The position of the operator plays a key role in some trucks: They sit at a right angle to the forks and don't have to twist round in order to travel forward or backward. This is better for the musculoskeletal system. The same applies to the platform's suspension, which is separate from the chassis and reduces all vibrations in the operator work station.

5 x more output


Linde uses multiple braking systems in many pallet trucks, which complement each other and form the best solution, whatever the driving situation. At the end, the truck stops at precisely the right point.


Various steering systems are used in the trucks, from a compact joystick to a multi-functional tiller, depending on how they're being used. The idea behind it is always the same: Every pallet truck from Linde should be able to be controlled effortlessly with only one hand.


A solid chassis, reinforced tillers, and dust-protected motors are features of the pallet trucks. They enable the trucks to be on the road for years, with minimal servicing required.


The pallet trucks with platforms have comprehensive suspension. The platform is completely separate from the chassis and absorbs most of the vibrations. This takes the strain off the operator and helps them to concentrate for longer.


High load capacity and small exterior dimensions; this combination leads to increased handling capacity because compact pallet trucks are easier to manoeuvre in narrow aisles. Many of Linde's pallet trucks are barely wider than a pallet.

Tailor-made pallet trucks

Linde offers many additional options for all pallet trucks. For example, forks of varied lengths or polyurethane tires, which provide a quiet ride. There is also a load protection backrest, attachment systems for terminals, cold store protection, and much more.

Linde designs some trucks with a choice of controls. The customer can choose, for example, from a joystick and two-handle steering, and between a steering tiller and e-drive controller for another model. The user ends up with a pallet truck which perfectly fits the operating conditions on site.