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Benefits of Automated Guided Vehicles/Forklifts

May 24, 2017
Filed under: Industry Trends
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The use of autonomous guided vehicles continues to increase with research showing widespread use by 2025.

This blog series will focus on the features and benefits of AGV’s whilst also providing insight into how AGV’s are utilised for specific industries such as automotive, healthcare and pallet handling.

This blog will provide a brief overview of the advantages and why companies should invest in AGV’s.

AVG layout design

The importance of Forklift Rating Plates

May 16, 2017
Filed under: Safety
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It is imperative that all forklifts are operated correctly and within their maximum limits.

To ensure this occurs and to provide owners and operators with knowledge of these limits all forklifts under Australian standard AS2359.2 – 2013 must be fitted with a rating plate from the manufacturer that clearly defines the unit’s specifications.

This blog will explain how to read and understand the specifications on a rating plate for both combustion and battery electric models.
combustion engine rating plate