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Clyde

Clyde Machines Inc., is a world leader in the design and manufacture of Aircraft Ground Support Equipment

Clyde Machines, a world leader in the design and manufacture of Aircraft Ground Support Equipment has been serving the Aviation Industry since 1961 from our facilities in Glenwood, MN, USA. Clyde Machines builds a full line of non-motorized GSE, including Tow-bars, Air Cargo Pallet and Container Trailers, Baggage Carts, Maintenance Stands, Passenger Boarding Stairs, Slave Pallets and Wheel and Brake Dollies.

The present equipment line has grown to include: Cargo Pallet Trailers, Container Trailers, Towbars, Maintenance Stands, Crew Stairs, Passenger Stairs, Slave Pallets, Pallet Racks, Wheel & Brake Changers, Baggage Carts, and new designs to meet the ever-changing airline industry, both domestic and abroad.

Clyde offers a wide selection of standard and custom designed options. Let us know about your special needs.


Cargo-Pallet Trailers

The Most Common Options:

  • Type of rear hitch
  • Tires
  • Additional stops to handle smaller containers
  • Custom paint colors
  • Forklift capabilities

Models 2704 and 2710 are stackable for shipping and storage on the ramp. O.A.W. 102"

Model 15F2927

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Model 15F2862

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Model 15F2710

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Roller deck with side loading
Rigid - dual caster running gear
Cargo capacity: 15,000 lbs 
Handles: 96"x125" and 88"x125" pallets 

Recessed frame to protect customer markings
Towbar actuated self adjusting rear brakes
            Cargo capacity: 15,000 lbs
Handles: 88" x 125", 96" x 125", or 88" x 108" pallets 
and 
LD1, 2, 3, 4, 7, or 8 containers
 

Caster deck pallet trailer
Optional bolt in stops for L.D. containers
Handles 96" x 125" and 88" x 125" pallets

               


20' Pallet Trailers

The Most Common Options:

  • Type of rear hitch
  • Tires
  • Additional stops to handle smaller containers
  • Custom paint colors
  • Forklift capabilities
 Model 15F2925

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 Model 15F2781

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 Model 15F2625

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20‘ side or end load
Cargo capacity: 30,000 lbs
Handles: (2) 96" x 125" or (1) 96" x 240" Pallets
 
Roller deck, side loading trailer
Cargo capacity: 30,000 lbs
Handles: (2) 96" x 125" or (1) 96" x 240"
Pallets
Grip strut walkways for side-to-side
 
20' end loading roller deck trailer
Handles: (2) 96" x 125" or (1) 96" x 240" 
Pallets
Rigid dual wheel casters


Towbars

Clyde Tow-bar Heads are heat-treated for longer life and zinc plated for longer corrosion resistance.

Clyde Machines, Inc. Tow-bars can be certified upon request.

Model 15F2842
 For: B777

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 Model 15F2515
For: 727, 737, 757, A320, A300

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 Model 15F2916
For: 737 (100–900 series)

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Fully retractable hydraulic undercarriage
Extra set of shear bolts included
Durable powder coat finish 

Fully retractable hydraulic undercarriage
Quick change head
Durable powder coat finish 

Fully retractable hydraulic undercarriage
Extra set of shear bolts included
Durable powder coat finish


Maintenance Stands

Clyde’s Towable Stand Features:
• Heavy duty casters for easy movability from job-to-job
• Clyde’s grip strut, self-cleaning steps and platform stay parallel at any height position
• Fully contained hydraulic system

Maintenance Stand Options:
• Wider platforms are available on most stands
• Larger casters with solid or pneumatic tires
• Air over hydraulic pumps can be installed upon request

 Model 15F1900

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Model 15F1986

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 Model 15F2011

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Platform height: 3' to 12'
4' x 4' platform
500 lb capacity
Hydraulic lift 



Platform height: 3' to 10'
4' x 11' platform
500 lb capacity
Hydraulic lift 
 
Platform height: 7' to 15'
4' x 7' platform
500 lb capacity
Hydraulic lift
Model 15F2698

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Model 15F2945

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Platform height: 10' to 19'
4' x 9' platform
500 lb capacity 

 
Swivel casters with brakes
Separate floor locks
46.75" high to the top step
Meets OSHA specifications 

 


Passenger Stairs

Model 15F2820

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 Model 15F2830

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Platform Height: 88" to 161" 


Platform Height: 134" to 223"

 


Baggage Carts

Benefits:
• All carts have complete steel welded frame with towbar actuated brakes
• Fifth wheel steering and all sealed bearings

This is a small list of basic models Clyde Machines manufactures. If your need calls for a different size cart or with different options we have many to choose from. Tires, Corner Bumpers, Shelf Gates and Rear Hitch options are to your specifications.

 Model 15F2800

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Model 15F2900

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Model 15F2950

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5' x 10' closed cart with reinforced curtains
Both sides open
8,000 lb capacity

5' x 10' open cart with removable end panels
2" dia. 5th wheel spindle with Timken bearings
Towbar actuated parking brake
8,000 lb capacity 

Automatic spring loaded brake
Galvanized 900 lb capacity shelves
12" diameter tires  



Container Trailers

Clyde produces many other trailers not shown here.  Call your AGS sales manager today for more information or a quote.

Benefits:
• Low maintenance
• Effective handling

 Model 15F2990 & 15F2995

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Model 15F2890 & 15F2896

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2 wheel steering (15F2990) & 4 wheel steering (15F2995)
Capacity: LD1, LD2, LD3
Side Load Roller Deck


 
Capacity: LD3 or LD11
Two or four wheel steering
Grip strut walkways
End guides at front and rear

 

 


Slave Pallets

Benefits:

• 4" D-section rubber bumpers
• Galvanized steel rollers with 11/16" shaft
• Tip up stops

Clyde and AGS offer many other slave pallets not shown here.  Call your AGS sales manager today for more information or a quotation.

Model 15F2353

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For 96" x 125" and 88" x 125" containers
Forklift tine ways located on all four sides
15,000 lb capacity

   


Wheel & Brake Changer

Benefits:
• One man operation
• Facilitates wheel and brake disc changes
• Eliminates the necessity of lifting wheels, tires, or brake discs

Model 15F590

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Will not interfere with gear jacks
Services numerous jet aircraft 
One man operation, reduces man-hour requirement 

   


Specially Designed Products

 15F2955 Mobility Chair Lift

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12 volt electric over hydraulic lifting mechanism
On board battery charger and solar panel
29" of travel–40" max height
700 lb lifting capacity




 
 
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