Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are creating a fundamental change in the material handling industry. The longer runtimes, longer lifespan, fast charge capability, and reduced cost of ownership make adoption of lithium-ion power a clear decision.
Does that headline scare you? Well, it should if you rely on electric forklifts. Yikes!
Battery charging areas or rooms have certain requirements and the location can help or hinder traffic flow and productivity.
Here are some guidelines to keep your forklift’s batteries performing and lasting as they should.
In this article we compare forklift battery types by looking at power and energy, charging, maintenance, safety and more.