…and your conscience will definitely be cleaner when you realise that having a forklift truck with a clean engine is good for the environment. plus, it’s better for your total cost of ownership too!
Demand for lower vehicle emissions and higher fuel efficiency in the automotive industry has drifted over other motive industries. And, industrial lift trucks are no exception. Besides market demand also (European) regulations influenced the development of the modern industrial engines. But having a clean engine could › Read More
Interested in boosting productivity without having to invest in the most powerful and expensive equipment? Expert researchers explain the crucial factors to look out for.
To boost forklift productivity, it’s a good idea to keep an eye on the weight of the truck. If, including load, it exceeds 10% on the rear axle, your operations can work with more confidence.
Surely good acceleration and high top speeds are the deciding factors › Read More
If you’re in the process of ordering an electric forklift truck with a hydraulic attachment you need to take special care. Unless it is correctly specified and fitted, you could cut the operating life of your battery by 50%. Read on and we’ll tell you how a leading company discovered, to its cost, the problems caused by a mismatch between truck and attachment … what caused the problem… and what you can do to avoid it happening to you.
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Lowering your forklift’s travelling speed can greatly reduce the level of body vibrations created.
Body vibrations on forklift trucks have been a hot topic from the moment European Directive 2002/44/EC shone the spotlight on them. The big question is whether the use of damping techniques and better seats is really worthwhile? Wouldn’t it be better to meet the directive another way? A recent series of on-site tests provide the answer. According to Directive 2002/44/EC on body vibrations, employers must prevent › Read More
In any forklift truck, the part that has the biggest impact on safety, performance and running costs is also the most expensive. It’s the operator.
Over the life of your forklift truck, you’ll spend more on operators’ wages than anything else – and with good reason. If your operation is going to be safe, efficient and productive, the driver is your most important investment. The first thing any forklift truck should be is a good place to work – but too many › Read More