Written by  Transtak Engineering

Transtak® orchard ladders

Aluminium high tensile orchard ladders manufactured by Transtak® offer the fruit grower and fruit picker unparalleled advantages compared with other ladders.
Transtak have redesigned the ladder base and legs for increased tube corner strength that resists fatigue and cracking; and the coarser grip on the 76 mm wide flat steps provide secure footing and weight distribution while fruit picking.

Also, the ladder sides are rounded on the outer edges to provide superior ergonomics when lifting and moving the ladder.
There is also the double-width top step with thicker side plates; the 5/8" bolted hinge pin; replaceable nylatron bearings; and the rubber leg stop that eliminates the irritating ladder noise in the orchard.
The Transtak ladder is also 0.6 kg – 1.0 kg lighter than many other brands, yet has a 180 kg industrial load rating, and compliance (including labelling) with AS / NZS 1892.1:1996 Portable Metal Ladder Standards.
The Transtak orchard ladder is available in sizes: 4ft , 5ft , 6ft , 7ft , 8ft , 9ft , 10ft in Australia.
Also available are the orchard 2-step and 3-step work stools for lower tree use.

Transtak ladders and stools are available from Australian agents: EE Muir & Sons who have branches in all the main fruit growing regions.

For contact details, see Tree Fruit Oct 2020