Pit type coil cars have been built with capacities up to 80,000 pounds.  Coil cars are designed to accommodate the customer's specific products and can be fit into existing pits.


  • Pit type coil cars are made of heavy plate steel with a machined lift frame.
  • A Demag wheelblock system, with a centrally mounted drive, is used to eliminate any chains or belts.
  • Non-J.I.C. hydraulic power units are custom designed for onboard mounting.
  • Quality commercial components are used, including Parker Hannifin cylinders and valves, PCI cam followers, and Char-Lynn motors.


  • Four wheel drive is available for unbalanced loads.
  • Driven blocker rollers are available to rotate the coil.
  • A telescoping pit guarding system is available to cover the pit.
  • Remote control, utilizing heavy duty Remtron hardware, is available.