Irwin transfer cars have been keeping industrial production facilities on track and on-line reliably for more than 120 years. Irwin cars are found in every industry, from steel mills and aluminum mills to forging facilities and automotive and aerospace manufacturing plants.

Engineered for reliability and manufactured with quality, Irwin cars are often the most dependable pieces of equipment in the facilities they operate in.  Our dedication to doing it right and not cutting corners ensures long-term customer satisfaction.

Our extensive line of transfer car options includes:

  • AC-powered transfer cars
  • Battery-powered transfer cars
  • Coil Cars
  • Ingot Cars
  • Ladle Cars
  • Scrap Cars
  • Furnace Car / Transfer Car Systems
  • Furnace Charging Machines
  • Quench Cars
  • Oven Cars
  • Die Transfer Cars

Furthermore, a wide array of control and communication features allows us to customize the operation of our equipment and designs to meet your specific needs.

In addition to the historic line of heavy-duty Irwin transfer cars, furnace cars, scrap cars, ladle cars, die transfer cars, coil cars, mold cars and the like, Irwin also offers a complete line of specialized cars as well. Formerly HDT, these custom self-propelled transfer cars,  coupled with Irwin’s legacy of durability and low operating costs, will help you get the job done smoothly and safely.

AC-Powered Rail Car

Model #587
Capacity: 40,000 pounds
This high-efficiency, 460VAC helical drive unit can be equipped with smooth deck or cradles and is equipped with warning lights, buzzers, protective skirting and heavy-duty cord reel. Standard or special rail gauge available.

Engine-Driven Walk-Along Rail Car

Model #L21
Capacity: 20,000 pounds
This two-cylinder, LPG-fueled engine with hydrostatic drive system offers independence and reliability. Complete with operator controls, alarm bells, warning beacons, and more.

Wide-Gauge AC-Powered Rail Car

For carrying loads laterally, these cars can be equipped to run on 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 parallel rails to handle the longest, widest or most awkward loads.

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