Quick and easy opening of railcar unloading gates allows you to be safer and more productive

Opening and closing discharge gates can be slow, difficult, and sometimes dangerous. Martin Engineering manufactures pneumatic-powered railcar openers that minimize safety risks for workers and improve unloading efficiency. With a lineup that ranges from low-speed and non-impacting to high-speed/impacting torque, you can open even the most stubborn gates.

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Increased Productivity
  • Open the unloading gate faster and get material moving quicker
  • Empty more cars in a shorter amount of time
  • Requires only one worker to operate in most cases
Safer Operation
  • Protect workers by keeping them out from under the discharge gate
  • Eliminates need to pound on gate with a hammer or mallet to get it open
More Profit
  • Boost revenues by unloading more material faster
  • Reduce labor costs dedicated solely to unloading railcars
  • Low cost of ownership reduces overall costs
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