Category: Lift truck
When Should a Forklift have Preventative Maintenance Done?
Guide to when service and maintenance should be performed on a lift truck. Forklifts are required to have regular inspection and repair according to OSHA. This article explains some of the ins and outs of preventative maintenance on an industrial truck.
What is an Orderpicker?
You may have seen an Orderpicker in use at a hardware store or at another warehouse. You might be wondering how to use one in your warehouse. Or you might be trying to figure out what an orderpicker is used for and why. In this article, we will describe what an orderpicker is used for …
My Forklift Smells Like Rotten Eggs
Why does my charging forklift battery smell like rotten eggs? Why did my battery fail? What should I do if the battery smells like sulfur? Is the water in my battery causing my battery to fail? What is the warranty on my forklift battery? All these items are discussed.
PRESS RELEASE: Barloworld exits US market – Briggs Equipment and LiftOne to sell Hyster Lift Trucks
Barloworld will exit the United States lift truck market and the Hyster brand of lift trucks will be distributed as of March 31, 2012 by Briggs Equipment Inc and by LiftOne, a division of Carolina Tractor and Equipment Company. Briggs will distribute materials handling equipment for Hyster in Texas, and parts of Alabama, Georgia, Mississipi and Louisiana. LiftOne will distribute Hyster in portions of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Virginia and Tennessee.
What is the True Capacity of My Forklift?
A forklift has a lifting and carrying capacity at a given height when it leaves the factory, however, that capacity can change when attachments, booms, fork extensions and other modifications are made to the lift truck. This article explains the impact of the load center, center of gravity and other items that impacts materials handling equipment.