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pledged of 30 000 S$ pledged of 30 000 S$ goal
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The project's funding goal was not reached on Fri, December 2 2016 6:01 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated December 2, 2016

RomZ - The versatile trolley!

Move heavy items on the hydraulic platform with ease. Attach the flaps to expand the size or to transform it into a shopping cart.

RomZ - The versatile trolley!

Move heavy items on the hydraulic platform with ease. Attach the flaps to expand the size or to transform it into a shopping cart.

pledged of 30 000 S$ pledged of 30 000 S$ goal
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Fri, December 2 2016 6:01 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated December 2, 2016

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Proof of Concept

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Design Prototype

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Production Prototype

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About

Projected Final Design for Production
Projected Final Design for Production

 

Hydraulic Platform

RomZ is developed to ease delivery guys when loading heavy items to their trolleys and subsequently into their vans. By using hydraulic mechanism, the upper platform can be raised to reach the level of the van so that the heavy items can be slid/pushed instead of being lifted into the van.

Size Expansion

It also comes with attachment flaps to expand the platform size for loading bulky items. Saves you from having to buy 2 different sizes of trolley. You get 2 sizes without the additional need for extra weight.

 

Vertical Loading

The handle can be detached enabling long and wide items such as planks or rolled carpets/mattress to be placed onto the trolley. 

Shopping Cart

Designed for versatility, RomZ is also ideal for domestic use. Once the attachment flaps are erected, it converts into a shopping cart to store groceries. By simply folding down the handle and wheels, the trolley can be placed in the boot without bringing out the contents. Shopping has never been this convenient! Instead of storing the empty cart in your garage or store room, place it in your car as boot storage to keep it organized.

 

Specifications

We aim to keep the overall weight of the trolley to less than 15kg so as to provide convenience and portability. We expect a slightly added weight due to the additional parts as compared to a normal trolley but each and every parts/components/mechanism will be kept to a minimum to minimize unnecessary weights. An average weight of a similar-sized trolley is 0.9-15 kg.

 The load limit will be targeted at 150-200kg which is the average weight load limit for similar-sized trolley. 

Size

 

Expected Production Size
Expected Production Size

Material

The base and platform of the trolley will be manufactured using injection molding of polypropylene thus helping us to save weight while maintaining the strength. All other metal parts will be manufactured using either steel or aluminium.

Product of Singapore

Romz is proudly designed and assembled in Singapore. We strive to ensure the highest quality in our trolleys.

Watch this space as we keep you updated on the progress of RomZ. Please help to spread this project and we thank you for your support.

 

Risks and challenges

Once funded, we will proceed to submit our final prototype for manufacturing and production. This will enable us to get certification by professional engineers, so your pledge is much appreciated.

We also welcome mass backers! For those who are keen to pledge in bulk, please use the same username when pledging and we will contact you to advise on how you can save on shipping costs! :)

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Funding period

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