Learn more about the dolly, hand truck and folding hand truck to get a better understanding of how these handling tools can streamline your work processes.
Dollies and hand trucks are both simple but effective pieces of equipment. Learn when to use each one and find out which of them is right for your needs.
A Dolly. A dolly is defined as a platform with four wheels and two axles.. The one downside to dollies is that they are off the ground. Unlike a hand truck, which can slide underneath the item while on the ground, you have to lift whatever you want to transport onto a dolly.
A hand truck, also known as a two wheeler, stack truck, trundler, box cart, sack barrow, cart, dolly, sack truck, or bag barrow, is an L-shaped box-moving handcart with handles at one end, wheels at the base, with a small ledge to set objects on, flat against the floor when the hand–truck is upright.
When you are moving furniture or boxes, you will save your back by using a hand truck or moving dolly. Most people have used a hand truck to lift almost anything.. Many times a hand truck allows one person to move something by themselves because the upright back of the hand truck supports most of the weight.