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Floaraire truck - DAH 492B at belvoir 2010 - IMG 2866

A Floataire Truck

Floataire Truck DAH 492B at Belvoir 2010 - IMG 2872

Floataire were a manufacturer of works trucks used in factories, dockyards and market gardens for moving materials about on large sites based in Leicester, England.

Company historyEdit

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Current statusEdit

The name Floataire comes up on many internet searches associated with Plastic Extrusion Machinery offered for sale. The name Floataire Ltd is registered still at 18A Brewins Way, Brierley Hill, West Midlands DY5 1UF.

The name is a subsidiary of D-S Brookes Ltd a European subsidiary of Davis-Standard LLC of the US and a manufacture of plastic extrusion machinery and owner of several former UK based manufacturers of plastics machinery.[1]

Product rangeEdit

  • Floataire Truck - 3 wheeled works truck with tiller steering


A couple of examples have been seen at UK Steam rallies - do you know of any more examples ?

  • DAH 492B of (circa) 1964 shown above was sold at Cheffins april 2008 sale for £180 + com + vat.[2]
  • A restored Floataire tug model (ex bradford parks department) is currently being exhibited at shows in cumbria.

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Initially based on photo

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  • The Floataire Little truck.

    3 messages
    • Hi Can you add some photos of it ?
    • if any one is interested i have a floataire little truck that i could be talked into parting with it  ....john r ..0151 648 4166.....3/1/15

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