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Mechanical Assist Carriages

Mechanical-Assist Carriage’s versatility allows for it to be used simply as a matter of preference in virtually any storage situation; however, ideal applications are “big-box” storage environments, warehouse storage, X-Ray or large record storage, archival storage, apparel storage, shoe storage, equipment storage, RTA furniture and appliance storage.

Key Features


  • Carriage is available with the Flat Track System
  • Overall construction is an assembly of 3-3/8” x 2” aluminum angles (for length) and 3-7/32” x 1-7/8” aluminum channels (for depth).
  • Height of the mechanical-assist carriage and track is 4-5/16”.
  • Carriage dimensions equal storage unit dimensions plus 1/4”.
  • Carriage frame is heat-treated aluminum.
  • Wheels are 3-1/4” diameter, 1215 dual flanged carbon steel and run a 3/4” wide steel insert on the 1/2” high flat track.
  • Carriages have mechanically assisted 16:1 ratio drive system which drives wheels the full length of the carriage.
  • Low-Profile, 5-1/2” deep Drive Box Assembly attaches to the carriage and houses the drive system that moves the carriage approximately 3-1/2” per handle turn and includes safety parking lock.
  • Standard carriage color is silver aluminum with black drive box cover, carriage corners & center plates.
  • Recommended maximum length of the carriage is 48’; applications beyond this length should be approved by Pipp.
  • Overall weight capacity is 1000 lbs. per linear foot of carriage.

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Markets Served

It’s true, the majority of retailers chose Pipp. Our products can be found in retail locations around the globe. However, we service all markets where maximizing storage space is of critical importance.

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    Pipp Mobile Storage Systems, Inc., IRSG, Pipp Horticulture, and Greenhaus Industries support the healthcare, medicinal cannabis, infrastructure, and distribution industries. We are considered an essential business and our facilities will remain operational during this time of crisis surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    We are abiding by the guidelines for responsible manufacturing and safe business practices set in place by our Local, State (IL and MI), and Federal Governments to ensure the safety of our employees. We are under “Shelter-In-Place” orders, therefore we are limiting our on-site staff and making accommodations for our team members to work remotely. Production, shipping, and communication may be limited or delayed during this time.

    The health and safety of our employees is our top priority, however we are making every effort possible to support our customers during this difficult time.