What to do about a hot forklift battery Wow, when I feel the side of the battery in my lift truck, it is really hot. Is it normal for a lift truck's battery to be really hot? Have you ever noticed this and asked that question? Here's your answer: Normal - yes. Good? No. Chemical Reaction - Lead Acid Batteries Charging and discharging forklift batteries will heat up … [Read more...] about Is it normal for a forklift’s battery to be really hot?
Cat Lift Truck Announces: Forklift Fuel Cost Savings Calculator > CLICK HERE for more at Raymond Handling's Tools & Calculators NEWS: Cat Lift Trucks has announced the release of its free web resource tool that caluclates the cost savings of its AC electric lift trucks versus internal combustion forklifts. The tool provides information on: Cost of … [Read more...] about Forklift Fuel Cost Calculator – Cat Lift Trucks
10 things to know about charging a forklift battery Make sure the charger is properly sized (matched) to the battery it is charging. That means: The charger outputs the same voltage as the battery. Sounds basic, but not everyone knows that a 24 volt pallet truck charger is designed to charger a 24 volt battery. Someone might think it is okay to use the … [Read more...] about Forklift Battery Charger – 10 charging tips for lift truck batteries
Forklift Battery and Charger Preventive Maintenance programs – “A Wise Investment” Written by: Scott Weiss & Mark Waycaster EnerSys Motive Power Los Angeles, CA Photos: (from left to right): A) Knowing the condition of your lift truck batteries is key to long and productive battery life. B) Checking specific gravity and voltages regularly helps detect possible … [Read more...] about Enersys – Forklift Battery Maintenance Explained
How do I find the model and serial number on a forklift battery? When purchasing a replacement lead acid battery for a forklift, you will need to know the model number of the battery. To do this, you need to look at the top of the battery. The model and serial number is found under the positive terminal post cover on the top of the battery. To know where that is, follow the … [Read more...] about Forklift Battery Model and Serial Number