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Dual Transfer Carriage

Converts an existing pallet jack into an portable forklift battery changer with three 16" battery compartments.

The BHS Dual Transfer Carriage (DTC) converts an existing pallet truck into an efficient, portable battery changer. The DTC is equipped with three battery compartments which allow two battery change-outs anywhere in your facility. The pass through design of the Dual Transfer Carriage (DTC) conveniently allows battery exchange to and from stands on either side of the unit. Lift truck servicing can be accomplished from the right side of the DTC*.

* Arm reach side is from pallet truck operator’s perspective.

Features & Benefits

  • Three 16” (406 mm) wide battery compartments
  • Hydraulic-powered with multi-axis extractor arm
  • Magnet extraction ideal for use with narrow batteries
  • Combination of lead rollers and friction strips provides increased battery stability during transport
  • Lowers system cost by utilizing existing equipment
  • Mounts easily to powered pallet truck with 60” (1524 mm) or longer forks
  • Pendant control for ease of operation
  • Dual SB-175 gray connector harness plugs into the pallet truck and battery, powering the DTC and pallet truck simultaneously
  • Load and unload batteries to stands on either side of the unit
  • Durable powder coat finish resists both acid and scratches


Max Load Capacity*

6,000 lb / 2721 kg

Service Weight (unloaded)

1,300 lb / 590 kg

Overall Dimensions (L x W x H)

64.75” x 63” x 65” / 1645 mm x 1600 mm x 1651 mm

Arm Reach (Right Hand Side)†

15.75” / 400 mm

Arm Reach (Left Hand Side)†

6.25” / 159 mm

Operating Voltage

24 V dc

Hydraulic Pump Type

Gear, Fixed Displacement

Hydraulic Pump Displacement

3.0 gal/min / 11.4 L/min

Extractor Arm Travel Speed

18 ft/min / 0.09 m/s

Magnet Carrier Traverse Speed

18 ft/min / 0.09 m/s

Magnet Size

4” x 12” / 101 mm x 305 mm

Magnet Draw Bar Pull‡

1,000 lb / 453 kg

Roller Diameter

2.4” / 61 mm

Roller Shaft Size

0.75” / 19 mm Hex

Battery Compartment Width

16” / 406 mm

Max. Battery Dimensions (L x W x H)

40” x 15” x 33” / 1016 mm x 381 mm x 838 mm

Min. Battery Dimensions (L x W x H)

20” x 6” x 18” / 508 mm x 152 mm x 457 mm

Min. Service Height (Resting on ground)

6.5” / 165 mm

Min. Pallet Truck Fork Size

27” x 60” / 686 mm x 1524 mm

* Max load capacity based on 8,000 lb / 3628 kg host truck.

† Arm reach side is from pallet truck operator’s perspective.

‡ Varies with battery case condition and thickness.

California Residents: WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and/or reproductive harm, and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Learn more here.