All Steel Platform Carts

Manual Carts

Hamilton's complete line of industrial platform carts, utility carts, wagons and johnson bars ensures that we will have the right hand operated material handling equipment for your warehouse, plant or shop. Two factors important in making manual material handling equipment efficient, effective and economical are quality wheels and casters and innovative designs. Hamilton has both. Our world class casters and easy moving wheels have serviced the industry for over a century. We leverage concepts like ergonomics, design for manufacture and assembly, continuous improvement and lean manufacturing along with using 3D mechanical design software to wring out waste in our designs. Bar none the best industrial platform trucks, utility shelf carts, wagons, pry bar lever dollies and trolleys you can find online.

  • Platform Trucks

    Cart with a flat deck over a structural frame rolling on wheels and casters equipped with a push handle or stakes.

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  • Shelf Trucks

    Utility shelf carts offer ample storage making them the perfect tool for order picking and delivery of small parts.

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  • Wagon Carts

    Cart similar to the platform truck, but with a running gear setup like a radio flyer wagon ideal for pulling.

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  • Semi-Live & Johnson Bars

    Johnson bars are a pry lever and dolly combined to lift and move heavy loads like machinery around a factory.

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All Steel Platform Carts

12" or 16" Center Load Wheels
Series 5520 & 5540
Capacity Range: 1,500 - 3,500 lbs.
 
PM5540-M
 
 
Quality Features
  • Steel deck welded on heavy duty steel frame.
  • Load wheels 12" x 3" on 1 1/4" diameter axle with 6" x 2" end casters, or 16" x 3" on 1 1/4" diameter axle with 8" x 2" end casters.
  • Roller bearings and lube fittings in all wheels.
  • Choice of one or two swivel casters at each end
  • See chart for Distinguishing Specifications.
 
 
 
Available Superstructures
Style A: One removable pipe handle 26" high above deck.
Style F: Two removable pipe handles 26" high above deck.
Style H: One removable slatted pipe handle 26" high above deck.
Style I: Two removable steel slatted pipe handles 26" high above deck.

To order or see more detail, click on suffix corresponding to desired wheel type & deck size.
Dimensions in inches
Platform
Size
Base
Model No.
SELECTION SUFFIX
Wheels 12" x 2 1/2" and 6" x 2"
Load Capacity: 2,200 lbs.
SELECTION SUFFIX
Wheels 16" x 3" and 8" x 2"
Load Capacity: 3,000 lbs.
MetalMoldon
Rubber
PlastexWeight
Lbs.
MetalMoldon
Rubber
PlastexWeight
Lbs.


Wheel Choices

To order or see more detail, click on suffix corresponding to desired wheel type & deck size.
Dimensions in inches
Platform
Size
Base
Model No.
SELECTION SUFFIX
Wheels 12" x 2 1/2" and 6" x 2"
Load Capacity: 2,700 lbs.
SELECTION SUFFIX
Wheels 16" x 3" and 8" x 2"
Load Capacity: 3,500 lbs.
MetalMoldon
Rubber
PlastexWeight
Lbs.
MetalMoldon
Rubber
PlastexWeight
Lbs.
30 x 48PM5540-M-12M3048-12R3048-12P3048275-16M3048-16R3048-16P3048295
30 x 60PM5540-M-12M3060-12R3060-12P3060295-16M3060-16R3060-16P3060315
36 x 60PM5540-M-12M3660-12R3660-12P3660315-16M3660-16R3660-16P3660335
36 x 72PM5540-M-12M3672-12R3672-12P3672340-16M3672-16R3672-16P3672360