Your forklift’s tires impact the efficiency of the forklift’s operation. A review of the types and applications of forklift tires is provided in this article.
A forklift’s tires are its foundation. The truck’s weight, the weight of the load, plus the weight of the operator all rest on the tires. Beyond carrying weight, tires provide a solid, stable base for the forklift and are the vehicle’s only shock absorption and suspension system.
Forklift tires do more than roll your lift truck around your facility. They also impact operator health, the efficiency of the forklift, and accident prevention. This article will review the types of forklift tires, the environments each is suited for, and how the right tire selection, use, and replacement can impact your operation.
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.