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Canton - Hydraulic Freight - In-Ground

Traditional design utilizing a hydraulic jack, which is located directly under the platform and installed in the ground.


  • Generally the least expensive and easiest to install.

  • Offered in both low and high capacity elevators.

  • Accommodates front and rear opening configurations.

  • Minimal pit and overhead requirements.


  • The jack must be buried into the ground roughly the same distance as the overall travel. Drilling a hole can be expensive and difficult depending on ground water and bedrock.

  • Possible ground contamination from oil leak (sealed PVC recommended to prevent contamination).

Freight In-Ground Hydraulic


Additional Specs

Hole Depth = Travel + 6′-0″
Speed available to 150 FPM
Minimum Overhead = (Door Height x 1.5) + 9″

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