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Forklifts are important machines that help move things in warehouses and other places. They can run on either batteries or fuels like LPG or diesel. In this blog post, we will learn how to safely recharge or refuel a forklift.
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.
Downtime is a dirty word. We hate it. YOU, hate it. It is more than an “inconvenience”—it is expensive. Let’s discuss how you can avoid downtime as much as possible and keep your business—and your forklifts—moving forward.
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.
Each forklift uses chains coupled with hydraulic pressure in order to move the forks up and down. As a result, your forklift's chains carry the load of thousands of pounds each day. Since they are so pivotal to the operation of your machine, it is important that you are checking them often for signs of excessive wear or breakage.
Fleet management refers to the collection, analysis and use of critical equipment data to improve productivity and reduce costs. Fleet management programs, such as Morrison's free Maintenance Logistics:MX online program, keep a fleet running efficiently, on time, and within budget.
Just as you want to wear the most comfortable and effective shoes on your feet to depending on the job you are doing, good, proper tires on your lift truck are critical when considering the longevity of your equipment.