The process of moving machinery can be not just a very strenuous and demanding task but a dangerous one. Being able to transport your machinery from point A to point B in the fastest and safest possible way is something that we would all like, as this eliminates the risk of serious injury. Here at Palletrucks-Trolleys, we like to pride ourselves on our ability to provide the best possible equipment in allowing you to do just this, with our range of Machinery Moving Skates. These are excellent when it comes to moving your goods that weigh between 8 and 36 tonnes, coming with an effective steering handle that provides fantastic manoeuvrability by controlling the two trailing skates. In order to prevent damage to floors, these skates are manufactured with polyurethane wheels, allowing you to move heavy duty and industrial machinery without having to worry about the impact on the working environment.

Despite having the equipment to move machinery, it is still imperative that you use our Machine Skates in the right way, utilising the correct safety measures. For more information on the safe use of our Machine Skates, read our blog here on How to Move Machinery.

Our Machine Skates range


32-tonne SWL Machine Moving Skates

Set comprised of:

- 1x 16-tonne steering unit

- 2x 8-tonne trailing skate

- 32 tonne Safe Working Load

- 1 Year Warranty


24 Tonne SWL Machinery Skate Set

   Set comprised of:

- 1x 12-tonne steering unit

- 2x 6-tonne trailing skate

- 24 tonne Safe Working Load

- Equipped with high-quality polyurethane wheels which help to prevent damage to floors

- Machinery Moving Skates are made for Heavy Duty / Industrial Use

- 1 Year Warranty


These are just two of our very effective and efficient Machine Skates products that we offer here at Palletruck-Trolleys. As you can see, they are able to carry and transport loads weighing up to 32-tonnes, so no matter what machinery you need moving, we are confident that you will get the job easily done with our skates. Just be sure to check that the SWL of your skate is enough to carry the load that you would like to transport. We understand that not everyone is able to commit to purchasing our Machine Skates. This may be due to not having the finances, the storage space or simply because you need them temporary for a one-off job. As a result, we offer a Machine Skates rental service on a number of our Machine Skates that allow you to hire the desired product for a short period of time. To complete a hire enquiry, simply select the ‘Hire Me’ option below the product that you want to hire and follow the easy on-screen instructions until your enquiry is complete. To view our full range of Machine Skates, hit the button below!

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If you’re struggling to get your machine skate rental quotation or have any questions regarding our range of Machine Skates or hire service, then please do not hesitate to contact a member of our customer service team by calling 0117 9381 600 or emailing today!

What is a Sack Truck Used For

Here at Palletruck-Trolleys, we aim to make your manual handling jobs far easier. Sack trucks are some of our most popular products because they do just that. We have several different types of sack trucks that suit a wide range of applications. To see our full range of sack trucks click here, or to learn more about what a sack truck is used for, keep reading. 

What are Sack Trucks?

A sack truck is a piece of equipment that is essential in may moving operations within any warehouse environment. Sack trucks are an 'L' shaped trolley with two wheels that enables one person to transport goods that would difficult or impossible without extra equipment. The load is placed on the platform that can then be wheeled around with ease. This allows the wheels to bear the weight of the goods making the whole moving job far easier. 

What is a Sack Truck used for?

Sack trucks are used frequently within warehouse environments (or similar) and often become an essential part of moving applications once implemented. It allows employees to move several items at once with ease which allows your company to become much more efficient. By increasing this productivity, the addition of a sack truck can actually save your business money as well as making heavy lifting/moving jobs safer for the individual.

What Sack Truck do I need?

Not all sack trucks are made equal and for the same jobs. All the sack trucks we supply are of the highest quality and differ to accommodate whatever task you need to complete. Here are some things to consider when choosing a sack truck:

  • Weight capacity
  • Tyre type
  • Handle type
  • Back height
  • Special Features

You also need to know what is required from your sack truck, will a standard sack truck be enough? Do you need to carry loads up or down a staircase? Do you need a sack truck that folds and can be stored easily? We have a diverse collection of sack trucks for a range of applications. Click the links below to take a closer look at our sack trucks:

All Sack Trucks

Adjustable Sack Trucks

Folding Sack Trucks

Stair Climbing Sack Trucks

Powered Sack Trucks

If you have any questions about what a sack truck is used for or about any of our other products we are more than happy to help. Don't hesitate to ask our team of experts, contact us today.