This MW 1000, developed by Systainer Systems and branded Festool in the US, is a tool-carrying handtruck that turns into a workbench. Aimed at tradespeople, it's designed to be lightweight, robust, easy to transport and, of course, to be paired with Systainer's system of accessories.
There are some nice UX touches, which aren't obvious from the photos but become apparent in the video below:
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The two ABS collars on the handle are a nice touch; they're smooth and provide a smaller contact area with a van floor, making the unit easy to slide out. The vertical adjustment on the shelf is nice. Having three of the feet be height-adjustable, so you can take any wobble out of the table on an uneven floor, is intelligent.
You can also see the designers had to make some tough decisions: While an unfolding worksurface might be more convenient to deploy, they opted instead for a slightly fussier connection that must be manually clipped together, after the worksurface is muscled into place. This arrangement was undoubtedly chosen to save weight and volume.
Overall I think it's a fine example of industrial design, making good use of aluminum extrusions, ABS for the locking mechanisms and large rubber stair-friendly wheels. I do hate MDF, but it's undoubtedly the cheapest way to get a dead-flat worksurface.
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