Stair Climbing Hand Trucks (2022)

Stair Climbing Hand Trucks, Interior LiftGates and Specialty Models

PowerMate® manufactures the world's #1 choice in Stair Climbing Hand Trucks and Interior Tailgate lifts.

PowerMate Motorized Electric Hand Trucks and LiftGates, are without question one of the most innovative products available today for the safe movement of heavy and awkward loads.

The PowerMate Motorized Electric Hand Truck has been widely used for many years for moving loads up and down stairs, on & off vehicles / loading docks, and across flat surfaces - all while keeping the load in a well-balanced position protecting property, the product and the operator.

The PowerMate LiftGate is an interior lift system for your delivery vehicle that mounts inside your van or truck and cost a fraction of an exterior, rear mounted tailgate lift. The following is an overview of the products we manufacture and sell direct from the factory. Where applicable the FULL SPECS link will take you to a detailed description page of the product with images and video. Thank you for choosing PowerMate.

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PowerMate L-1 Stair Climbing Hand Truck

Height: 60" High (152.4 cm)
Weight: 100 lbs. (45.36 kg)
Lifting capacity: 650 lbs. (294.84 kg)
Lifting height: 40" (101.6 cm)
Wheel brake: Optional.
Strap bars included: One.
Frame: Extruded Aluminum.

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Overview: The PowerMate L-1 is our light weight full featured lifting dolly. Very easy to use and extremely versatile, the L-1 is one tough work horse. Our most economical stair climber in the mid-capacity class and a natural step up for those using conventional hand trucks. The L-1 can 'self load' onto vehicles without attachments or ramps. This is a full featured stair climber made from high-quality extruded aluminum.

Typical loads include white goods, HVAC equipment, medium sized safes, compressed gas cylinders, furniture, water bottles, barrels, copier paper, packages, loaded boxes and other loads up to 650 lbs. (294.84 kg)

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PowerMate LE-1 Stair Climbing Hand Truck

Height: 60" High (152.4 cm)
Weight: 184 lbs. (83.46 kg)
Lifting capacity: 700 lbs. (318.18 kg)
Lifting height: 40" lift. (101.6 cm)
Wheel brake included: Yes.
Strap bars included: Two.
Frame: Extruded Aluminum

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Overview: The PowerMate LE-1 is our most advanced stair climber in the mid-duty class. The LE-1 has TWO drive screws instead of one which allows the LE-1 to raise the toe plate independently from the wheels (which travel along the frame). The ability to raise the toe plate means the operator can dynamically balance the load to achieve a perfect balanced position. This is particularly useful when moving bottom heavy loads like heat pumps, wood stoves, water meters, batteries and medium sized boilers.

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The LE-1 is loaded with features including TWO strap bars and hand operated wheel brakes. The LE-1 is unique in the industry and is exclusive to PowerMate.

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PowerMate M-1 Stair Climbing Hand Truck

Height: 60" High (152.4 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs. (74.39 kg)
Lifting capacity: 1500 lbs. (680.39 kg)
Lifting height: 40" lift. (101.6 cm)
Wheel brake: Optional.
Strap bars included: Two.
Frame: Steel double frame

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Overview: The PowerMate M-1 is a heavy duty stair climber. Used extensively in several industries, the M-1 can move large and heavy objects like boilers, safes, elevator components, heat pumps, barrels, residential AC units and other heavy and awkward loads. The M-1 comes with a retractable dolly for flat surface rolling, a hook bar leveller to help break back the load and two strap bars. The M-1 is usually configured with wheel brakes.

The solid steel construction is designed to carry the weight on the stronger outer frame which resists twisting - a PowerMate exclusive.

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PowerMate M-2B Stair Climbing Hand Truck

Height: 68" High (172.72 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs. (83.91 kg)
Lifting

capacity: 1500 lbs. (680.39 kg)
Lifting height: 40" lift. (101.6 cm)
Wheel brake: Optional.
Strap bars included: Two.
Frame: Steel double frame

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Overview: The PowerMate M-2B is a heavy duty stair climber designed for taller loads like built-in appliances and large vending machines or commercial hot water heaters. The M-2B is taller which makes it easier to break back when moving tall loads.

A specialty machine, the M-2B is the stair climber of choice for the vending industry, HVAC-R and appliance movers.

The M-2B comes with a retractable dolly for flat surface rolling, a hook bar leveller to help break back the load and two strap bars.
The M-2B is usually configured with wheel brakes.

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PowerMate M-2C Stair Climbing Hand Truck

Height: 68" High (172.72 cm)
Weight: 182 lbs. (83.91 kg)
Lifting capacity: 1500 lbs. (680.39 kg)
Lifting height: 48" lift. (121.92 cm)
Wheel brake: Optional.
Strap bars included: Two.
Frame: Steel double frame

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Overview: The PowerMate M-2C is similar to the M-2B (above) with one important difference - the M-2C has a 48" (121.92 cm) lifting height instead of 40". The M-2C also has a larger diameter drive screw.

This extra lifting height is sometimes necessary for firms with large delivery vehicles that want to use the PowerMate to load their trucks.

The M-2C comes with a retractable dolly for flat surface rolling, a hook bar leveller to help break back the load and two strap bars.
The M-2C is usually configured with wheel brakes.

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PowerMate POGO P-1 Light Duty Hand Truck

Height: 55" High (139.7 cm)
Weight (POGO only): 40 lbs. (18.14 kg)
Lifting capacity: 200 lbs. (90.71 kg)
Lifting height: 40" lift. (101.6 cm)
Wheel brake included: No.
Strap bars included: No.
Frame: Extruded Aluminum

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Overview: The PowerMate POGO P-1 is our light duty powered stair climber. The hand truck can detach from the battery operated section and can be used like a regular hand truck for lighter loads. For heavier loads simply re-attach the powered drive section. The P-1 has the same lifting height as our full-sized hand trucks!

The P-Series hand trucks are great for home delivery of parcels, beer kegs, coins, or home medical equipment like oxygen cylinders. The P-1 has pneumatic tires and is our lightest hand truck.

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PowerMate POGO P-2 Light Duty Hand Truck

Height: 48" High (121.92 cm)
Weight: 68 lbs. (30.84 kg)
Lifting capacity: 220 lbs. (99.79 kg)
Lifting height: 32" lift. (81.28 cm)
Wheel brake included: Yes.
Strap bars included: Can be equipped with standard (straight) back or V-shaped cradle attachment for cylinders (shown).
Frame: Extruded Aluminum

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Overview: The PowerMate POGO P-2 is our light duty stair climber for the Home Medical delivery market. The P-2 comes with solid rubber wheels with wheel brakes. The P-2 is also great for moving cases of pop, beer kegs, copier paper, parcels and heavy powered tools like floor sanders, concrete polishers and grinders.

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The P-Series hand trucks have all the advantages of their larger cousins including obvious safety advantages and truck loading capability.

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PowerMate LiftGates

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PowerMate LiftGate LG-3 & LG-3B

Lifting Height: 28" High (71.12 cm)
Lifting capacity LG-3: 250 lbs. (113.40 kg)
Lifting capacity LG-3B: 500 lbs (226.80)
Toe Plate Swing Distance: 35 3/8" (89.87 cm)
Footprint in Vehicle: 26" (66.04 cm) x 13 1/2" (34.29 cm)

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Overview: The PowerMate LG-3 is a vehicle lift system that mounts INSIDE your vehicle. The LiftGate swings out of your vehicle to lower or raise a load. The LiftGate can be mounted at the rear or curb side door and is a fraction of the cost of an exterior tailgate lift.

The PowerMate LG-3 is ideal for loading hot water heaters, compressed gas cylinders, furnaces, stoves, AC units, copier machines and supplies, water and gas meters and other heavy loads. The LG-3 is a unique solution for full sized vans and Sprinter Vans.

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PowerMate LiftGate LG-6 & LG-6B

Lifting Height: 40" High (101.6 cm)
Lifting capacity LG-6: 250 lbs. (113.40 kg)
Lifting capacity LG-6B: 500 lbs (226.80 kg)
Toe Plate Swing Distance: 35 3/8" (89.87 cm)
Footprint in Vehicle: 26" (66.04 cm) x 13 1/2" (34.29 cm)

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Overview: The PowerMate LG-6 is a vehicle lift system that mounts INSIDE your vehicle. The LiftGate is similar to the LG-3 with the exception that the LG-6 has a higher lifting height of 40" and is used on larger vehicles like Cube Vans and Box Vans.

The PowerMate LG-6 is ideal for loading hot water heaters, compressed gas cylinders, furnaces, stoves, AC units, copier machines and supplies, water and gas meters and other heavy loads.

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Specialty Models

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PowerMate M-1J Powered Engine Dolly

Height: 60" High (152.4 cm)
Lifting capacity: 1500 lbs. (680.39 kg)
Wheel brake: Optional.
Strap bars included: None.
Frame: Steel double frame

Includes: extra wheels, side handles, skid plate dolly attachment, chain and forks.

Contact PowerMate for Pricing.

Overview: The PowerMate M-1J is a specialty hand truck designed for moving vehicle engines and transmissions; this unit is not a stair climber. The M-1J is used to move engines and transmissions on loading docks and onto trucks that have a tailgate lift. It comes equipped with a skid plate, side handles and heavy duty forks for loading palletized shipments.

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PowerMate LiftTable

Lifting Height: 45" High (114 cm)
Lifting capacity: 500 lbs (226.80 kg)
Machine weight: 225 lbs (102.05 kg)
Lifting platform: 30"D (76.2 cm) x 32"W (81.28 cm)

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Overview: The LiftTable is a powered, portable and mobile lift system designed for use on the factory or shop floor. The unit is made from extruded aluminum and steel. Ideal for lifting metal components, parts and supplies on work surfaces. The piece of safety equipment protects workers from lifting strain injury and expands physical range of shop for workers. Sealed gel high-quality rechargeable battery and charger included.

Speak to a solution specialist about this specialty item for your work environment. Can be customized for your specific needs.

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PowerMate LC-7 Case Lifter

Lifting capacity: 250 lbs (113 Kg)

Lifting platform: 12"D (30.48 cm) x 21¼"W (54 cm)

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Overview: The PowerMate Case Lifter is a powered, portable lift system designed for the beverage industry with the potential for many other applications. Sealed gel high-quality rechargeable battery and charger included.

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FAQs

Do stair climbing hand trucks work? ›

Stair-climbing hand trucks can even protect loads from damage. If you use a traditional hand truck, you may struggle to stabilize the load when climbing up or down stairs. And if the load is unstable, it may fall off the hand truck, resulting in damage.

How do you use the hand truck on a stair climber? ›

The hand truck's ascent mode is engaged. Use the speed switch to select low or high climb speed.

How do you use Escalera? ›

Direction however you must place the wheel the same place it landed on your way up again it lifts

How do you use Powermate stair climber? ›

And press the button to raise the top light to rest on the first step repeat this method. Until the

How much weight can a climb cart hold? ›

Climb Cart can't take the place of a heavy duty dolly, as it has a weight limit of 75 pounds (original advertisements stated the limit was 100 pounds). For small jobs around the house, groceries, and laundry, Climb Cart should be more than sufficient.

How does a hand truck work? ›

Hand trucks have large wheels and stand upright. They are L shaped, with the back of the truck (which the item lays on) reaching vertically. On hand trucks, the bottom platform (where the item being carried sits) is smaller. To use a hand truck, you slide the bottom platform underneath the item you are moving.

How do you use a climbing cart? ›

Climb Cart - YouTube

What is stair climbing trolley? ›

A stairclimber is a type of trolley fitted with rotating wheels or tracks so that it can be pushed or pulled up or down steps or a stairway. Stairclimbers can be manual or battery-powered, and are commonly found in wheel, track, push arm or walker variants.

How do you use an appliance dolly on stairs? ›

How to Use an Appliance Dolly - Step by Step Tutorial - YouTube

What is La Escalera? ›

escalera Noun. escalera, la ~ (f) stairs, the ~ Noun. ‐ a flight of stairs or a flight of steps.

How do you use a power Dolly? ›

How To Use A Lectro Truck Electric Stair Climber - YouTube

How do you use a power mate? ›

PowerMate® M Series Training Video - YouTube

How much is the Powermate Dolly? ›

Available Options:
RatePrice
Day$221.00Add to Cart
Week$659.00Add to Cart
4 Weeks$1,976.00Add to Cart

How do you fold a climbing cart? ›

Climb Cart Review: A Stair-Climbing Cart? - YouTube

How much can a hand truck carry? ›

The load capacity is exactly what it sounds like: It's the maximum amount of weight that a hand truck can safely support. Some hand trucks have a load capacity of 500 pounds. Others have a load capacity of 1,000 pounds.

Why is it called a hand truck? ›

Since hand trucks also feature an L-shaped design, they can easily slide underneath the item that needs to be moved without having to lift the item by hand. Once the item is in place, the hand truck can then be tilted backward to allow the item to rest up against the back of the truck.

What is a hand truck called? ›

A hand truck, also known as a hand trolley, dolly, stack truck, trundler, box cart, sack barrow, cart, sack truck, two wheeler, or bag barrow, is an L-shaped box-moving handcart with handles at one end, wheels at the base, with a small ledge to set objects on, flat against the floor when the hand-truck is upright.

What is a stair climber wheelchair? ›

A Stair Climber is a battery-powered, fully mobile piece of equipment that ascends and descends staircases either by seat or as a wheelchair carrier. The Stair Climbing Company offers a great range of compact, easy to use powered Stair Climbers that are ideal for both home and commercial use.

How do you move heavy things up stairs? ›

You can use a hand truck, 4-wheel dolly or appliance dolly. If you're moving heavy furniture upstairs or down, a hand truck will be your best bet. No matter which you use, you want to make sure the item is balanced on the dolly and strapped in using any lifting straps or tie down straps.

How do you move something heavy going down stairs? ›

Always wrap the objects to guard them and the surroundings from dents, scratches and breakage. You can use moving blankets and bubble wrap for this. The moving straps and dollies can be used for moving heavy objects down the stairs, and you can also build stair ramps for moving furniture and other items.

How much weight can an appliance dolly hold? ›

Each appliance dolly is rated by its manufacturer to handle up to a maximum amount of weight. Common dollies are generally rated around 600 to 800 pounds. Heavy duty models are generally available with ratings up to 1,200 pounds.

What is Cocina in English? ›

kitchen

What do we say Sala in English? ›

/sālā/ mn. brother-in-law countable noun. Someone's brother-in-law is the brother of their husband or wife, or the man who is married to their sister.

What does sotano mean in English? ›

sótano → cellar, basement.

What is stair climbing trolley? ›

A stairclimber is a type of trolley fitted with rotating wheels or tracks so that it can be pushed or pulled up or down steps or a stairway. Stairclimbers can be manual or battery-powered, and are commonly found in wheel, track, push arm or walker variants.

Who makes Milwaukee hand trucks? ›

Milwaukee Hand Trucks is the trade name for products manufactured and sold by Gleason Industrial Products and has become the name that the professionals trust.

How do you use a climbing cart? ›

Climb Cart - YouTube

What is a stair climber wheelchair? ›

A Stair Climber is a battery-powered, fully mobile piece of equipment that ascends and descends staircases either by seat or as a wheelchair carrier. The Stair Climbing Company offers a great range of compact, easy to use powered Stair Climbers that are ideal for both home and commercial use.

Are Milwaukee Hand trucks made in USA? ›

Milwaukee hand trucks are produced in Gleason's manufacturing facilities in Goshen Indiana and Lincoln Illinois.

Does Milwaukee tools make hand trucks? ›

The Milwaukee D-handle is a heavy duty hand truck that has an 800 lb. load capacity.

How do you use the Milwaukee hand truck? ›

Milwaukee Folding Hand Truck Review - YouTube

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