The truth about lithium ion batteries for forklifts

If you are a warehouse manager that walked the floor at the materials handling show Promat in the spring of 2017, you may have noticed the number of vendors touting lithium ion batteries for forklifts. The technology is relatively new for forklifts, and yet there are many questions warehouse managers are asking about their use in a …

Forklift Battery Charger – 10 charging tips for lift truck batteries

Top 10 tips on how to charge a forklift battery with with an industrial lift truck charger. Is my charger matched to my forklift battery? Is my charger damaging my forklift battery? What should I do when watering a pallet jack battery? Electric forklifts need batteries and chargers, which charger is right for me?

Enersys – Forklift Battery Maintenance Explained

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 …

How to charge and care for forklift batteries

Battery maintenance guide: What is proper way to care for a forklift battery? When charging forklift batteries, you need to follow these simple rules: cool, clean, water, charge, discharge, rotate. This article explains what to do on a daily, weekly and monthly bases.