The reliable partner of air cargo and airline companies, Van Eck Trailers stands out with its innovative floor-integrated roller conveyor system, which has been developed in cooperation with Lufthansa.
The Van Eck roller conveyor system is designed with an automated driving unit system requiring less manpower when loading and unloading the high and heavy air cargo pallets.
Whereas 3.055 mm high rear entrance provides maximum loading capacity, the Eckspress Series can accommodate 3 m high main deck air-cargo pallets.
Offered with various superstructures, and with FRC, FNA or Pharma certification, Eckspress Series are built to make sure your vehicle is always ready for the next call.
Designed with reliability and lifespan in mind, <Eck Rollerbed System consists of four or more rows of pneumatic roller conveyors with twin airbag and twin rollers – each roller 40 mm wide and with 50 mm diameter. Furthermore, each roller has two bearings instead of one to minimize friction for a smoother loading and unloading operations.
Optional roller control features allow you to complete your loading and unloading operations in the fastest and safest way.
The Eckspress series are offered with various upperstructure options for the transport of air cargo pallets, such as a curtainsider with sliding roof, plywood box and an insulated box for temparature-controlled air cargo pallets.
For oversized and special loads, Van Eck also offers airfreight platform applications.
Produced its first air cargo semi-trailer in 1983, Van Eck has an extensive experience in air-freight transportation.
The result is a superior box construction either with wetin-wet panels or with plywood panels that provides high quality isolation performance to make sure you always hold your promise to your customers.
Furthermore, to overcome the demanding air cargo pallet loading and unloading operations, Van Eck has designed the most reliable and roboust chassis which perfectly absorbs and distributes the concentrated load over the floor.
Van Eck Trailers is the only trailer manufacturer that can offer in-house developed automated driving systems, fitted to <Eck Rollerbed System maximize operational health and safety.
Depending on your cargo, the required number and position of the automated driving unit system are determined by the Van Eck engineering team to make sure to minimize the necessary manpower when loading and unloading the high and heavy air cargo pallets.
Integrated pallet stoppers are positioned in front and behind every pallet – total of 10 units.
To avoid any occupational health and safety risk, the rollers can be fully lowered under the floor while not in operation. With auto-down option for safe driving, auto-down system ensures the cargo rollers fully lowered in case you forget it while it is loaded.
Van Eck air cargo vehicles with double deck option offer various loading possibilities for all sizes of pallets. In standard vehicle; up to 67 euro pallet capacity can be achieved.
Double deck beams can be located different places for the highest efficiency.
Eckspress Series is equipped with kick plates as standard for the safe transportation of air cargo pallets.
To prevent damage to the vehicle by special loads, such as roll containers, aluminum CTP or steel panel protection sheets are also available as an option.
All vehicles within the Eckspress series can accommodate 3m high pallets with various loading configuration possibilities as below:
Due to Air Cargo operations, vehicles are docked on ramps. To maximize vehicle lifetime, Eckspress series vehicles are equipped with strong vertical and horizontal ramp buffers as standard.