Chemical & Coatings Industry Case Study

A chemical production company in Illinois Uses RICO's Explosion Proof Equipment to safely transport chemicals


Industry Showcased: Chemical and Coatings

Capacity 3,000 LBS

RICO EX Reach Truck


This vehicle provided a safe solution and precise handling of potential explosive materials increasing operator safety.

Product Highlights:

This 3,000 lb capacity explosion proof walkie-reach truck was manufactured for a chemical production company located in Illinois. This is an EX truck approved by FM to operate in Class I, Division 1, Group D, and Class II, Division 1, Group G hazardous locations.
RICO EX Reach Truck
A dual use truck, it can be used as a fork truck or a drum handler. It is equipped with a forward drum-dumper attachment that is fork-mounted. The drum-dumper can be removed by simply removing 2 pins and some quick disconnect hose fittings. The vehicle is equipped with mineral insulated cable, electrical enclosure housing and spark resistant brass coated forks and attachment eliminating the risk of friction sparks when coming into contact with the load.

This truck also features a fork positioner which opens to 64”, a reach complex which extends the forks past the front load wheels, 5 degrees of fork tilt, and a 126” overall raised height.