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Walkie Pallet EX
The RICO PWH-EX walkie pallet truck is designed for safety and maximum efficiency. Its’
design allows the operators to have optimal visibility which translates into safe load handling
practices and increased safety.

Spring loaded casters located on each side of the drive unit ensure maximum stability when
handling loads. These casters feature a RICO exclusive static conductive polyurethane wheel
to meet the EX-requirments. These wheels typcially outlast any staticconductive rubber wheels
traditionally used.
Walkie Counterbalance - EX
RICO’s model WCB-EX is the standard for which all other explosion proof trucks are judged.
RICO engineers have designed this vehicle with such a low profile that it boast the best
operator visibility in the industry. This translates into safer load handling and less product
damage.

The drive system on this workhorse is a single drive which eliminates handle backlash which
is common on the split wheel design offered by our competitor.

The walkie counter balanced truck is equipped with a totally programmable transistor travel
Due to the high volume RICO enjoys with the “EX” lineup and the fact the 90% of all the parts on our “EX” rated trucks are standard type “E”
parts will always be available at type “E” prices.

Every RICO WCB-EX walkie counter balanced truck is Approved and labeled for the following hazardous areas:
Class I, Division 1&2, Group D
Class II, Division 1&2, Group
Walkie Straddle - EX
The RICO EX Straddle truck is designed like a standard straddle truck but able to operate
while in hazardous areas. A conveniently located, lever operated, spool valve allows the
operator the ability to smoothly and precisely control the lift/lower and tilt functions on the
vehicle at all times.

Visibility is maximized through to use of a clear view mast and our ability to mount the control
enclosures low on the chassis. This translates into improved operator efficiency and safe
load handling.

Every RICO Ex Straddle truck is Approved and labeled for the following hazardous areas:
Walkie Reach - EX
The RICO WR-EX Reach truck is designed like a standard reach truck but able to operate
operator the ability to smoothly and precisely control the lift/lower, reach and tilt functions on
the vehicle at all times.

Visibility is maximized through to use of a clear view mast and our ability to mount the control
enclosures low on the chassis. This translates into improved operator efficiency and safe
load handling.

Every RICO reach truck is Approved and labeled for the following hazardous areas:
Class I, Division 1&2, Group D
Class II, Division 1&2, Group G

All RICO reach trucks can be configured with lift heights up to 200" and a wide variety of
forks or standard lift truck attachments.
Sitdown Counterbalance -EX 4 - 6,000#
RICO’s model DSD-EX is at the top of it’s class when it comes to four wheel sitdown
explosion proof trucks! This is truly the only explosion proof truck designed to be just like
a standard sitdown truck. Available Capacities, 4,000 to 6,000 pounds.

Standard features such as a high visibility triple mast, tilt steering column, adjustable
operator seat, side shift, & back-up alarm.

The EX-control enclosure has been thoughtfully mounted in the center of the rear
counterweight to ensure the easiest access possible. No longer are service technician
required to work in cramped, hard to get to places just to do preventative maintenance.
Rider Pallet - EX
The RICO PR-EX standup rider end control pallet truck is designed for safety and
maximum efficiency. Its’ design allows the operators to have optimal visibility which
translates into safe load handling practices and increased safety. The rear entry operator
compartment provides an extremely low step height as well as providing a protected area
for the operator to stand in.

Spring loaded casters located on each side of the drive unit ensure maximum stability
when handling loads. These casters feature a RICO exclusive static conductive
polyurethane wheel to meet the EX-requirments. These wheels typcially outlast any
staticconductive rubber wheels traditionally used.
Stand Up Rider Counterbalance - EX
RICO’s model CBR-EX is the standard for which all other explosion proof trucks are
judged. RICO engineers have designed this vehicle with such a low profile that it boast the
best operator visibility in the industry. This translates into safer load handling and less
product damage. The truck comes an either a side or rear entry model.

The Stand up rider, as well as the side sit, counter balanced truck is equipped with a
totally programmable transistor travel control as with all of our “EX” rated trucks.

Due to the high volume RICO enjoys with the “EX” lineup and the fact the 90% of all the
parts on our “EX” rated trucks are standard type “E” parts will always be available at type
“E” prices.
Rider Straddle - EX
The RICO EX Rider Straddle truck HLR-EX, is designed like a standard straddle truck but
able to operate while in hazardous areas. A conveniently located, lever operated, spool
valve allows the operator the ability to smoothly and precisely control the lift/lower and tilt
functions on the vehicle at all times.
Visibility is maximized through to use of a clear view mast and our ability to mount the
control enclosures low on the chassis. This translates into improved operator efficiency
and safe load handling.

Every RICO Ex Straddle truck is Approved and labeled for the following hazardous areas:

Class I, Division 1&2, Group D Class II, Division 1&2, Group G
Rider Reach - EX
The RICO Rider Reach truck RR-EX, is designed like a standard reach truck but able to
operate while in hazardous areas. A conveniently located, lever operated, spool valve allows
the operator the ability to smoothly and precisely control the lift/lower, reach and tilt functions
on the vehicle at all times.

Visibility is maximized through to use of a clear view mast and our ability to mount the control
enclosures low on the chassis. This translates into improved operator efficiency and safe load
handling.
Every RICO reach truck is Approved and labeled for the following hazardous areas:

Class I, Division 1&2, Group D
Class II, Division 1&2, Group G

All RICO reach trucks can be configured with lift heights up to 200" and a wide variety of forks or standard lift truck attachments.
Every RICO PR-EX pallet truck is Approved and labeled for the following hazardous areas:

Class I, Division 1&2, Group D
Class II, Division 1&2, Group G

Any PR-EX truck can be configured with capacities up to 12,000 LBS and fork lengths up to 144” long. Forks widths can range from the
standard 27-1/4” wide all the way out to 72” wide for those
Class I, Division 1&2, Group D Class II, Division 1&2, Group G

All RICO EX Straddle trucks can be configured with lift heights up to 200" and a wide variety of forks or standard lift truck attachments.
Every RICO DSD-EX is Approved and labeled for the following hazardous areas:

Class I, Division 1&2, Group D
Class II, Division 1&2, Group G
Every RICO PR-EX pallet truck is Approved and labeled for the following hazardous areas:

Class I, Division 1&2, Group D
Class II, Division 1&2, Group G

Any PR-EX truck can be configured with capacities up to 12,000 LBS and fork lengths up to 144” long. Forks widths can range from the
standard 27-1/4” wide all the way out to 72” wide for those special applications.
Every RICO CBR-EX rider counter balanced truck is Approved and labeled for the following hazardous areas:
Class I, Division 1&2, Group D
Class II, Division 1&2, Group
All RICO EX Straddle trucks can be configured with lift heights up to 200" and a wide variety of forks or standard lift truck attachments.
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