Forklift Parts

There are many parts that go into the building and maintaining a forklift. Understanding the quality, design and availability of these pieces is a complicated task

Electric Forklifts: The Pros and Cons

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May 14, 2013
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It’s commonly thought that electric forklifts are only usable for indoor situations.  That’s true if you live in a cold and rainy climate. If, however, your operation is in a warm weather location where it seldom rains, then electric forklifts may be a viable option for both indoor and outdoor use. Electric forklifts do offer […]


Forklift Tires: When to choose pneumatic tires, when to choose cushion tires.

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May 8, 2013
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Forklifts are often categorized by the type of tires they use. Both the pneumatic tire forklift and the cushion tire forklift have sub categories as well. The choices are “pneumerous.” Generally speaking, if you going to be operating your forklifts in an indoor environment and outdoors on smooth paved surfaces, then cushion tire lifts will […]


Hyundai Forklift’s Tier IV 4.3L Engine Makes News

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May 6, 2013
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The race to provide clean running engines for forklifts is a competitive one.  One supplier is Clean technology engine supplier Power Solutions International, Inc.  Power Solutions announced April 26th, 2013, that they had  successful results with their Tier IV diesel engine replacement program with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. PSI supplies Hyundai with 4.3-liter liquid propane engines for […]


The Evolution of Forklift Technology

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April 23, 2013
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Although forklifts were first developed over 100 years ago, forklift technology has continued its evolution almost from day one. But in particular, the efforts put forth during both World War I and World War II, that helped spur the development of new forklift technology, might be considered the first “new age of forklifts.” During these […]


Propane – Its the Fuel in Your Propane Tank

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April 2, 2013
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Chances are you using Propane to fuel your forklift.  Propane is the fuel of choice for many forklift owners.  You know that it runs your lift trucks efficiently and I know it serves to grill my steaks on an outdoor barbecue perfectly, but other than that, most of the time we don’t give it much […]


Loading Dock Equipment

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January 31, 2012
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Loading dock equipment is critical to the safe operation of you forklifts in and around your loading dock.  Dock plates and dock boards are a couple very important tools you can use to bridge the gap between your dock and the trailer you want to unload. Dock plates and dock boards are simply metal ramps, […]


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