Electrodrive logo

bed mover and powered tug hitches

Hitching and accessories for tugs, bed movers and linen movers

Hitches for Gzunda bed movers and linen movers

The Gzunda GZ10SL and Gzunda GZS bed movers have been designed to be adaptable to many different types of beds. It is however, necessary to configure some basic elements to ensure absolute compatibility. Please choose from the steps to configure your Gzunda bed mover.

To find out whether your healthcare bed or stretcher is compatible with the Gzunda bed mover, please download our compatibility chart.

Hitch Type

Specification


Gripper hitch kit with hitch bar

Order code:
EDHTGRIPPER001

Suits 20-40 mm bed frame.

This hitch is fully automatic and can only be used with beds with an exposed bed frame to securely “grip” to.

The gripper hitch is available in a variety of sizes.

Can be used on both GZ10SL and GZS models. (780 mm length)

bed mover gripper hitch

Flex hitch kit with hitch bar

Order code:
EDHTFLEX001

The flex hitch provides the maximum compatibility between most hospital beds and the Gzunda bed mover.

Can be used on both GZ10SL and GZS models. (780 mm length)

bed mover flex hitch

Ratchet hitch

Order code:
EDHTRATCH001

The ratchet hitch securely fastens onto any shaped frame. (780 mm length)

bed mover ratchet hitch

Clamping hitch

Order code:
EDHT1118

Clamping hitch kit.

clamping hitch

Groove hitch for gzunda linen mover

Order code:
EDHTGROOVE001

Groove hitch kit with hitch bar. (780 mm length)

groove hitch for gzunda linen mover

Bed mover tine height

Type

Specification


GZ10SL
tine

Standard height: 100 mm.

Optional height: 85 mm using lowest wheel position.

Don't have clearance under the bed?
See our GZS model for Floorline beds.

gzunda bed mover tyne height

Bed mover accessories 

Description

Part Code (Factory-fitted)

 

Battery upgrade

BA1175F

 

Oxy bottle holder

GM1918F

 

Retrofittable hitch kits to suit the common hitch bars above (to enable multiple hitch styles on your bed mover):

Gripper hitch unit kit

EDHTGRIPP001-001

bed mover gripper hitch unit kit

Flex hitch unit kit

EDHTFLEX001-001

bed mover flex hitch unit kit

Ratchet hitch unit kit

EDHTRATCH001-001

bed mover ratchet hitch unit kit

Groove hitch unit kit

EDHTGROOV001-001

bed mover Groove hitch unit kit

 

 


Hitches for powered tugs

Hitching to loads is a critical part of operating an Electrodrive powered tug. Below are the standard hitches available for the Electrodrive powered tug range. If you don't find one that suits your equipment, we can make one that does.

Download the tug hitch information sheet.

Hitch Type

Suitability

Typical Application


Pin hitch

Order code: EDHT1316

Tug Compact

Trolley drawbar

Auto-latching hitch

Order code: EDHT1810-024

Tug Evo

  • Most common trolley hitch

  • Existing tug applications

Clamping hitch

Order code: EDHT1118

Tug Compact
Tug Evo

  • Roll cages

  • Linen trolleys

  • Rented trolleys

Lock-tow hitch

Order code: EDHT1300

Tug Evo

  • Trailers

  • Caravans

  • Boat trailers

Powered tug accessories and options

Description

Suitability

Part Code

Amber strobe 24V

Tug range

EL1000F

Audible beeper

Tug range

EL1080F

Ballast upgrade (per 12 kg)

Tug range

GM1910

Battery upgrade for extended run time

Tug Evo

BA1020F

Non-marking grey tyre upgrade (size: 410/350-6)

Tug range

WH1400F

Puncture proof tyres (poly-filled, size: 410 x 350-6)

Tug range

WH1410F

Puncture-proof tyres (poly-filled, size: 13/5 x 6)

Tug Evo 3.5 tonne

WH1290F

Quick-change batteries 2 x 34aH lift out (includes cable set)

Tug range

BA1050F

Quick-change batteries 2 x 45aH lift out (includes cable set)

Tug Evo

BA1060F

Spare key

Tug range

EL2710

Throttle lever guard

Tug range

GM2171F

Weather-proofing (IPX2) includes tiller component upgrade and splashguard fitted

Tug range

EL3970

Weather/dust-proofing (IP54) Includes electrical enclosure and tiller components upgrade

Tug range

EL3971

 


Hitches for towing 660 and 1100 litre bins

Our hitching brackets fit underneath 660 litre or 1100 litre bins (with the castors fitted underneath) to maximise strength and enable towing of multiple bins at once.

The hitching brackets are suitable for ramps up to 14 degrees. The tow pins are secured by R-pins.

Sulo bins with the Tug Incliner

 

Order code

Hitch type

Description


HB660BINFRONT

Front hitching bracket for 660 litre bins

Fits onto the front of the bin to allow it to be towed.

Sulo bin hitch HB1100BINFRONT

HB1100BINFRONT

Front hitching bracket for 1100 litre bins

HB660BINREAR

Rear hitching bracket for 660 litre bins

Fits onto the rear of the bin and allows another bin to be towed and follow the chain.

Sulo bin hitch HB660BINREAR

HB1100BINREAR

Rear hitching bracket for 1100 litre bins

 

Accessories for towing 660L and 1100L bins

Directional lock tabs for steering

Warning: Never tow with four swivel castors.

Towing bins with four swivel castors will cause problems with trailing and 'fishtailing'–cutting corners, rather than following the unit.

For safety purposes, directional lock tabs are fitted to your bin's existing rear swivel castors to enable controlled steering and towing in a straight line.

Order code

Features

SPLMDLSULO

  • For use on Sulo bin castors.

  • Improves steering and manouverability. 

  • Enables towing of bins in a straight line. 

  • Fitted between castor plate and base of bin for reliability and safety.

Directional lock tabs on bin

 

Serviced Equipment

 

Can we help?

Need more information about a particular product?

Contact us

Subscribe to In Front eNewsletter

Get the latest industry news, updates and specials from the Fallshaw Group.

Sign-up now

Electrodrive is a member of the Fallshaw Group

Copyright © 2019 by the Fallshaw Group. All Rights Reserved.

Privacy policy.