Skutskär, Sweden —Wheelbarrows have been reducing workloads for centuries. Why not add power and make them even more efficient? That's what Slitvargen Sweden has done with their Easy-Bear-O powered wheelbarrow. With a 0.18/0.11m3 dry and wet capacity, the motorized wheelbarrow easily climbs planked staircases or steep inclines with a maximum load of 200 kg. It plows through rough terrain or mud, and easily negotiates tight spaces.
Key to Easy-Bear-O's operation: a heavy-duty Bodine Electric permanent magnet 24V dc gearmotor. To get its cargo moving effortlessly, the motor features a high starting torque. High efficiency also means more than enough power for a full day's work. And at the day's end, the fully depleted twin 12V dry cell batteries recharge in only two-and-one-half hours. Other motor features include:
Hardened steel helical gearing for high output-to-size ratio.
Helical pinion accurately cut on the motor shaft for maximum strength.
Needle bearing output shaft for increased radial load capacity and long life.
Double-helix Viton? seals to prevent leakage.
Vented gear housing for extended seal life.
Sealed ball bearings for extended motor life.
Permanently lubricated gearing utilizing semi-fluid grease for long life.
Easy-Bear-O's power is put to the ground via a single wheel with deep tread tire, while dynamic braking facilitates downhill trips. A switch on the handlebar gives forward or reverse motion, and a twist grip controls acceleration. Last but not least, the motorized wheelbarrow quickly disassembles for transport or storage.
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