Standing desks are all the rage now in today’s workplace. While many people who have standing desks hardly use them (a statistical assumption!), they’re a great addition to any office. They’re also brilliant for allowing you to stretch your legs every once in a while! There are also proven health benefits of not sitting down throughout an entire work shift, too. But choosing between a stand-up forklift
and sit-down forklift
is about more than › Read More
ELECTRIC VS IC ENGINE FORKLIFTS: THE CONTINUOUS BATTLE
There’s a battle raging between electric and IC engine forklifts
, but which side will you choose? Just a few years ago, the choice was simple. But the latest developments in electrics make it a much tougher decision. While many lift truck manufacturers are emphasising the benefits of electric, at Welfaux we understand the real value from weighing up the options. After all, it’s the only way to ensure › Read More
Have you ever wondered just how safe your hand pallet trucks
are? Because you might well just be breaking the official guidelines… Independent research indicates that moving a load of just 500 kg
could mean you’re breaking the law. With government figures showing that using a hand pallet truck runs a much greater risk of injury than previously thought. To help you understand if your business is at risk, we’ll be exploring and explaining the legislation behind staying safe. We will also › Read More
Is buying an intelligent charger worth the outlay? Do cheap batteries save money in the long run?
The importance of optimum battery life for your application and ensuring it’s matched with the right charger becomes easily overlooked when looking at the prices of them. It’s human nature to want to go for the cheaper price. However, if you have a poor match, it can dramatically shorten the life of the battery. But a good battery and charger union could › 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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New-style chargers can pay for themselves in less than a year
Simply switching over to electric power can deliver substantial savings, so much so that we often take this energy source for granted. But there are some additional technological advancements out there.
We’ve spoken to some of the industry’s leading manufacturers of forklift batteries, chargers and systems to find out about how these innovations deliver tangible › Read More
Let’s face it- buying any large piece of machinery is a big decision for any business.
The right forklift in the right location has the power to increase productivity and significantly reduce everyday costs. For many, electric forklifts can be the sustainable piece of equipment that meets both current and future needs.
The electric forklift really comes into its own when used in warehouses and within the manufacturing industry. With a › Read More