battery-powered crawler stair climbers

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Battery powered tracked stair climbers

Battery powered tracked stair climbers

Initially designed to move up the stairs the piano Pianoplan has now become an indispensable partner for people moving bulky objects such as: safes, photocopiers, drink dispenser, air compressors, air conditioners, household appliances and lift motors.

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Benefits of using a Stairs Climber

  • CHEAP AND FAST are 1 or 2 people sufficient for jobs that otherwise would require 4 or 5 operators with cost and time savings.
  • SAFE safety level is independent from the shape and weight of the load to be transported. An electromagnetic brake continuously assists the operator.
  • EASY TO USE the commands are placed on the control console, and the operation of the tracks is controlled by an electronic potentiometer joystick which allow delicate and precise movements.
  • MANEUVERABLE thanks to its small size and its elevation system of rollers, PIANOPLAN can rotate in very small spaces (85 cm/min).
  • RECHARGEABLE its energy is provided by two powerful batteries that provide a range of about 50 flights of stairs.
  • HEALTH CONSCIOUS Pianoplan allows to avoid physical exertion, lumbago (back pain), and other fatiguing movements.
  • MULTIPURPOSE Four versions of Pianoplan are available: Standard, Horizontal, Vertical, Sliding Forks

How works

*The Horizontal and Vertical models perform also a fifth movement: the movement of the platform in a horizontal or vertical direction.

Rotation on rollers

In the balancing arrangement it is possible the rotation of the lift foot rollers to allow it to adjust the trajectory, especially on stairs, in total safety.

Rotation on rollers
Operation of tracks

Double independent tracks, offering 2-speeds (slow and fast) to overcome obstacles, slopes or stairs, controls with joysticks that allow the steering and handling on any terrain.

Operation of tracks

Up to 70 cm from the ground to allow PIANOPLAN to be pushed as a simple cart, to facilitate the overcoming of obstacles and climbing of the stairs, or to turn around in confined spaces.

Lengthwise translation

Up to 80 cm, to compensate for the displacement of the load centre and avoid the effects of tilt, for example at the top of the stairs.

Lengthwise translation

Main Controls

The integrated control system of PIANOPLAN offers the operator maximum maneuverability of the stair climber in all directions simply and in perfect safety. In transport mode, everything is always under control.

  1. Proportional driving control (manipulator)
  2. Emergency stop button
  3. Red led roller lifting system
  4. Key selector
  5. Green led
  6. Control button for the roller lifting system
  7. Hour counter
  8. Drive speed selector
  9. Pilot light for driving speed and alarm
  10. Pilot light for batteries charger
  11. Drive control light
  12. Control button for platform movement
  13. Control button for roller lifting system
  14. Control button for platform inclination (not available on Pianoplan 600J Standard)

Fully compliance to normative

PianoPlan Stair Climbers are fully compliant with all the relevant norms for lifting equipments and are manufactured according to the indications provided by UNI EN ISO 9001.

The design of PianoPlan is always in compliance with the latest standards required in Europe

Why Made in Italy is important

Made in Italy is important, because Italy is the second European country for industrial production, behind only Germany. Around 1/4 of Italy's GDP are exports, amounting to around 450 billion euros. Italy specializes in products with high added value, where it manages to be competitive, thanks to an industrial tradition that has rewarded innovation and a more flexible vision, accustomed to making products tailored to the customer.

Why chose us

Because for 50 years we have been dealing with industrial supplies, we have seen technology evolve and needs change. Because we are used to working with customers from all over the world, because we believe that after-sales service is as important as the technical preparation of our staff. We like to listen to requests, and propose the best solutions.

E.U. Guarantee

E.U. legislation provides a Free of charge, 2-year guarantee (legal guarantee) on faulty goods, for all products we sell, this is important because it is a guarantee that the goods sold by us are covered by European protection. All goods we sell are invoiced by Silcom North UAB, a company registered in Vilnius, Lithuania. Every product we send is checked before departure, but in case there are any problems, the customer is required to notify us as soon as possible, and must not use the product until our withdrawal. In case the customer needs a repair, we are always available to assist him, even after the warranty expires.

Founded in Italy in 1981

PIANOPLAN is product of CTE LIFT, a company with an Italian heart and history behind it along with an international vocation, which continues to put its customers at the centre of its projects and services.

Since 1981, CTE have produced and distributed more than 10 thousand truck mounted platforms, More and more companies in Italy and Europe rely on CTE to give substance to their small and large projects, to find a reliable partner to meet their expectations and needs.

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