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Martin Railcar Opener is an adjustable air-powered opener that maneuvers easily on three wheels to release the most stubborn hopper car gates, reducing safety risks for personnel and improving unloading efficiency. The weight of the railcar's cargo load against the discharge valve makes the gate very hard to open. Martin Railcar Opener uses compressed air to provide powerful force to open gates without backbreaking labor or gate damage.

• Powers open the most stubborn hopper car gate with 2,700 ft-lb (3661 N-m) of torque at 90 psi (6.2 bar)
• Three pivoting wheels allow unit to maintain contact with traveling capstan of rack and pinion gate opener on hopper cars
• Smooth, non-impacting force opens gates without costly damage or loud noise (83 dBa at operator position)
• Operates from 90-120 psi (6.2 to 8.2 bar), air supply at 20 cfm (566 L/min)
• Adjustable base allows one worker to maneuver wheeled cart through tight spaces
• Capstan height is adjustable to fit various car gates and compensate for variations in unloading platforms
• Durable, steel-tube frame provides long life in "real world" conditions

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