EX Platform Truck Series


Vehicle Details:

Model: Explosion Proof (EX)

Capacity: Up to 10000 lbs

Operator Type: Walk Behind

Steering: Manual or power steering

Truck Type Designation: EX

RICO’s EX platform truck series is designed for operation in the most the hazardous of explosive environments. This design is offered in two versions, walk behind or standing rider designed for maximum safety and comfort. All vehicles are custom engineered to meet your specific application and hazardous load requirements.

Built to ANSI B56 Safety Standard for Industrial Trucks

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EX and FM Approved logos


Design Offers

  • Various platform designs
  • Pallet, mast or hinge style lift styles
  • Spark Resistant brass or aluminum chassis perimeter
  • Conduit sealed battery connector
  • Rugged ergonomic throttle and steering controls
  • All steel constructed chassis  for superior strength
  • PLR-EX-30 Capacities up to 3,000 lbs
  • PLR-EX-40 Capacities up to 6,000 lbs
  • PLR-EX-80 Capacities up to 8,000 lbs
  • PLR-EX-120 Capacities up to 12,000 lbs

Drive System Offers

  • Motors and components are enclosed in  hydrostatically tested aluminum enclosures
  • Signal drive vertically mounted transmissions
  • Mineral insulated (MI) wiring cables
  • Mechanical operated foot or handle braking
  • Intrinsically safe handle wiring
  • Static conductive drive belts
  • Power or manual steering
  • All instrument are positioned within clear visibility of the operator
  • Electric push button or mechanical infinite variable lift controls

Safety & Service Features

  • Back up travel alarm
  • Integrated operator detection switch limiting operation of controls
  • Safety reversing switch on walk behind models
  • Emergency disconnect switch
  • Horn, key switch, hour meter and battery discharge indicator
  • Speed cut back switch
  • On board service diagnostic system

Special Note For This Product

All EX vehicles are built to the UL583 specifications and are approved by a National Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) for operation in:

  • Class 1, Division 1 & 2, Group D
  • Class 2, Division 1 & 2, Group G
  • Hazardous Environment