In this video, watch the procedure to replace the brake shoes and wheel cylinders on a Toyota 6FGCU18 forklift. From the good folks at IntellaLiftparts. Need the forklift repair manual for the Toyota 6FGCU18 forklift? See full brake diagrams in our PDF manual. Get it here: Click here Need a different Toyota forklift repair manual? To browse our full library: Click … [Read more...] about How to replace the brake shoes and wheel cylinders on a Toyota 6FGCU18 forklift
Counterbalance forklifts: Stand up and Sit Down Trucks There are two kinds of counterbalance forklift trucks. Stand-up and Sit-down. We will get the to difference in moment. Let's first examine what counterbalance truck is. A counterbalanced forklift is a industrial truck that can lift loads and transport them around a warehouse or industrial facility. It does this by … [Read more...] about Stand Up vs Sit Down Forklift – What is the difference?
How Often Should a Forklift be Serviced? You just bought a lift truck and now the sales rep is standing in front of you with a maintenance contract to sign. The question of when should a forklift have a preventative maintenance done arises. The PM (Preventative Maintenance) contract says every 90 days. But how much maintenance is enough and how much is too much? OSHA Rules … [Read more...] about When Should a Forklift have Preventative Maintenance Done?
What is the maximum carrying capacity of my forklift to a given lift height? The load carrying capacity of a forklift is indicated on the capacity data plate or name plate and should be found affixed to the forklift in a prominent location in view of the operator. This data plate will indicate the maximum lifting capacity of the machine to the full extension height of the mast … [Read more...] about What is the True Capacity of My Forklift?
Here are the forklift aisle requirements guide for the various types of forklifts. Be sure to note that "clear aisles" means the dimension between products (pallets) stored in the aisle. This is generally 6 inches narrower than where the rack is placed in what is call "rack to rack" or "steel to steel" aisle dimensions. The rack is placed a further 6 inches back if the … [Read more...] about Forklift Aisle Requirements – A Guide for Best Warehouse Layouts
How to Buy a Dock Plate or Dock Board Before you buy a dock plate or a dock board for your warehouse dock, you will need to define your needs. Here are the Pros and Cons of dock plates and dock boards. Dock Plates Dock Plates are usually aluminum and are built for one purpose. Dock plates are used to transport people manually carrying loads or hand carts from … [Read more...] about Dock Plate vs Dock Board
Reach Fork Truck Information Many warehouse managers are looking to optimize their space. A Reach truck is a good way to increase storage capacity by up to 30%. A reach truck is a forklift, originally invented by Raymond to optimize space in a warehouse environment. By being able to extend its length and "reach" out to pick up loads, then retract its pantograph and become … [Read more...] about What is a Reach Truck?