Customer Cases

CERN

 

TRANS-LIFT built 15 electric vehicles for the renowned research center CERN which lies on the border between Switzerland and France.

 

Special requirements and dual functionality

CERN’s electric vehicles function as carriers for personnel who need to service the pipes every day. Additionally, they are used to pull trailers up to and down from the surface and into the tunnel. This means that they must be both easy to handle and powerful.
CERN had very special requirements for the vehicles due to the limited space inside the tunnels. The enclosure’s narrowness and low-hanging pipes made it impossible for two manned vehicles to pass each other. A vehicle could be parked to the side under the fixed pipelines, but the pipes were positioned at a level too low for a person to sit on the vehicle while maneuvering it into this only free space.
Six months later, TRANS-LIFT delivered 15 fully customized electric vehicles to CERN – all built exactly according to CERN’s original specifications plus their modifications along the way.

 

TRANS-LIFT designs a driverless solution
Therefore, CERN needed vehicles with a special feature that enabled them to be maneuvered easily using a remote control. With this feature, a vehicle could be driven “driverless” to a space under the pipes where the free height is only 90 cm. And, in this way, vehicles could be maneuvered out of the way, and two vehicles could pass each other when necessary. Complying with CERN’s wish for simple operation, TRANS-LIFT developed a handy “joystick” operating solution, so that anyone could easily control the vehicles in all directions and required situations.

 

Close collaboration with the customer ensures the best results
TRANS-LIFT worked directly with CERN’s experienced personnel who followed the whole process from design to production. CERN sent two representatives to review and approve the initial prototype – thereby giving CERN the chance to suggest adjustments and to influence the final design. Close collaboration and TRANS-LIFT’s unique flexibility ensured that CERN received the exact solution they needed, despite the complex requirements involved.
Later CERN ordered 6 more vehicles with the same specs, except for a different type of wheels.

See here the TV spot about the TRANS-LIFT & Cern-project

VOLVO

 

Volvo Australia:  

For more than 30 years, TRANS-LIFT has delivered TL 600 vehicles to Volvo truck spare parts warehouses all over the world. The solution ensure stability and uniformity in their logistics. Here are the vehicles ready for shipping to Australia.

 

Volvo Gothenburg:

TRANS-LIFT developed this TL 250 for Volvo personal cars, to pull trailers around their huge warehouse in Gothenburg.

TL 600 Elvogn
TL 250 AC Elvogn
TL 600 lagervogn

Electrolux Brasil

 

TL 600 is also used in Brazil at Electrolux, to pick out spare parts for distribution all over South America.

Bed transportation at hospitals

 

Unique TL Bed Transporter  for hospitals. Gentle transportation of patients confined to their beds.

Sengetransport til sygehuse
Sengetransport til sygehuse
TL Ergovogn til lagerpluk

Nomeco Ergonomic vehicle

 

Denmark’s largest medical distributor uses the TL Ergo-vehicle with attached wireless order picking system. The low mounting height ensures optimal ergonomics for users.

TL 100 counterweight-truck

 

TL Counterweight-truck for lifting 1/2 pallets in a very narrow aisle of shelves.

TL 100 med løftemast nede
TL 100 med løftemast oppe
TL 600 Ekspeditionsvogn

Regio

 

TL 600 AC for a large bicycle spare part warehouse  in Cologne.

Mail-vehicle

 

In close cooperation with the customer, TRANS-LIFT designed and manufactured this small mail-truck for internal use.
The customized trailer is made with “letter pockets” for sorting mail.

Intern postvogn