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Established in 1983, Railtraction Engineering (Pty) Ltd, having celebrated 25 years of existence in 2008, has become a household name amongst South African Fire and Emergency Services.

With a well established product range consisting of Internationally acknowledged brand names such as AMKUS, Paratech, Tempest etc., the company has proven itself delivering a world class service to every client, every time, on time.

Hydraulic Spreaders

With AMKUS spreaders capable of spreading and pulling with forces up to 23 tons the 600mm in excess of one meter will cover all your extracting needs.

 

See the AMKUS accessories for extended reach tips adding more than 200mm to your spread.

AMKUS AMK-30CRT Spreader

Features:

  • Unique construction allows maximum usable force;
  • Tips remain parallel to the cylinder throughout the spread allowing them to stay in contact with the material continuously for maximum spread (helps avoid piercing with the tips);
  • Removable tips to accept chain package and optional tips for versatility;
  • Push button pins for easy removal of tips (eliminates possibility of losing pins in the field).


Part No. 300204462000

AMKUS AMK-30CRT Spreader

AMKUS AMK-30CX Spreader

Features:

  • The lightest weight, full size spreader available;
  • Unique construction allows maximum usable force;
  • Tips remain parallel to the cylinder throughout the spread allowing them to stay in contact with the material continuously for maximum spread (helps avoid piercing with the tips);
  • Check valve design maintains load;
  • Excellent balance;
  • Anodized for corrosion protection.


Part No. 300204461000

AMKUS AMK-30CX Spreader

AMKUS AMK-28 Spreader

Features:

  • A 28" (711 mm) spreader provides an economical alternative to full size spreaders;
  • Linkage / arm drive provides superior forces;
  • Check valve design maintains load;
  • Anodized for corrosion protection.


Part No. 310301451000

AMKUS AMK-28 Spreader

AMKUS AMK-24 Spreader

Features:

  • Certified Model NFPA 1936, 2005 edition;
  • Unique construction allows maximum usable force;
  • Tips remain parallel to the cylinder throughout the spread allowing them to stay in contact with the material continuously for maximum spread (helps avoid piercing with the tips);
  • Removable tips to accept chain package and optional tips for versatility;
  • Push button pins for easy removal of tips (eliminates possibility of losing pins in the field);
  • Control valve placement provides compact design allowing greater access for the user;
  • Excellent balance and natural hand placement;
  • Anodized for corrosion protection.


Part No. 320200001000

AMKUS AMK-24 Spreader

Specifications of all models

AMKUS Spreaders

AMK-30CRT Spreader

AMK-30CX Spreader

AMK-28 Spreader

AMK-24 Spreader

Maximum spreading distance

32.0 in. (813 mm)

32.0 in. (813 mm)

28.0 in. (711 mm)

24.0 in. (610 mm)

Maximum spreading force

17,775 lbs. (79.1 kN)
(measured at 30.2 in. (767 mm) spreader tip opening)

16,950 lbs. (75.4 kN)
(measured at 30.2 in. (767 mm) spreader tip opening)

53,300 lbs. (237 kN)
(measured at 26.4 in. (671 mm) spreader tip opening)

18,785 lbs. (83.4 kN)
(measured at the back of the tips)

Weight (inc oil & hose connect.)

48.0 lbs. (21.75 kg)

47.5 lbs. (21.5 kg)

52.0 lbs. (23.6 kg)

37.35 lbs. (17.0 kg)

Length

30.1 in. (765 mm)

30.1 in. (765 mm)

26.3 in. (668 mm)

29.7 in. (754 mm)

Width

12.0 in. (305 mm)

12.0 in. (305 mm)

12.0 in. (305 mm)

14.0 in. (356 mm)

Depth

8.2 in. (208 mm)

8.2 in. (208 mm)

9.0 in. (229 mm)

8.0 in. (203 mm)

Maximum operating pressure

10,500 psi (724 bar)

10,500 psi (724 bar)

10,500 psi (724 bar)

10,500 psi (724 bar)