Mechanical hand crank

Drive SYstem - Original

Mechanical Drive system

When personalising your Compactus® mobile shelving system you have the option of using a mechanical drive system. The system includes hand cranks, allowing you to either move a single base to access an aisle or use one hand crank to move multiple bases simultaneously.

Hand cranck

Key features of the mechanical drive system


Safety features

Access & Security

Motion control


Motion control

The motion control mechanism of our mechanical mobile shelving system is customisable, according to how the hand crank is used. Users can adjust the speed and control, ensuring seamless movement control and accurate positioning of the shelving units.

Block movement


Block movement

With this mechanical mobile shelving system, you can move an average of 5 aisles at once, making the retrieval process smoother and more efficient. Remember, the number of aisles you can move simultaneously depends on the weight of your stored item. This flexible system can adapt to different weights, to always accommodate your needs.

Push Pull Lock


Aisle lock

To avoid any safety hazards, you can lock the aisles, meaning they are unmovable. Bruynzeel has a number of locking options. You have two options: utilise the push and pull lock in the hand crank or opt for an integrated key lock. This key lock gives you complete access control.

Mechanical Safety Master


Mechanical Safetymaster

In the event of an emergency, you can press any point along the plinth found at the bottom of the mobile bases. This will quickly trigger the emergency brake system.


Key Lock

Access & Safety

Access control

A key feature of our mechanical mobile shelving system is the access control. This allows you to restrict access to items using either an interlock or key lock system. This means that the system can only operated by authorised personnel. This enhanced security system is the superior choice for facilities where privacy and limited access are crucial.

Get inspired

When you are using a mechanical drive system on a mobile Compactus system its called Compactus Original. You can find our mechanical drive system in all kinds of industries.


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