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Currently viewing category: Forklift Maintenance & Upkeep
This week’s blog is part two in our series looking at proper tyne care and maintenance. Following on from our previous blog providing an introduction into tyne care and maintenance, this blog will look at how a proper tyne inspection should be carried out. The post will provide detail on seven critical elements of a pair of tynes that need inspection.
Due to the high volume of large loads tynes are repeatedly used to carry, proper maintenance and care is crucial.
This blog is the first in a series looking at tyne care will provide ten examples of misuse and what to avoid so tynes are not damaged in the course of normal operations.
Further blogs will also look in-depth at tyne care and when and how to conduct a proper tyne inspection.
All forklift owners can carry out some simple self-maintenance in between major services that are carried out by a qualified forklift service technician.
This blog post will provide a quick guide to the different oil and liquid consumables available for self-maintenance.
Whether you use your forklift on a daily basis or only periodically during the week or month, it is always important to store your forklift correctly.
With summer upon us and all parts of Australia expected to experience high temperatures into next year, this blog post will look at some precautions/preventative measures that can be undertaken to prepare your fleet for summer.
Today on the blog, Adaptalift Hyster’s Motive Power Product Specialist has addressed the most common FAQs to do with forklift batteries, regenerating a second hand forklift battery or purchasing a new one.
When forklifts are not appropriately maintained or utilised efficiently, downtime can increase which means productivity decreases and profits suffer. Ultimately, your bottom line is affected, as costs increase due to maintenance when efficiency could be elevated.
These are our Top 3 Tips to improve efficiencies and ultimately increase profits.
Fleet management is a function which aims to reduce the risks associated with vehicle or machinery investment, improving efficiency, productivity and reducing overall costs whilst complying with government legislation on topics such as duty of care throughout the process.
Servicing a materials handling fleet at the optimal time will result in an increase in productivity and decrease in costs. Both under-servicing and over-servicing a forklift is a common practice which results in unnecessary spending for businesses.
This article explains this best way to achieve the optimal service time for your equipment.
All Forklift batteries begin to sulphate from the day they are manufactured. The normal operation of cycling (charging and discharging) the battery results in more sulphates building up on the plates; this is a result of charging technology not being 100% efficient. Steve Yates; Adaptalift Hyster’s Motive Power Product Specialist has shared some important tips for those considering regenerating a second hand forklift battery or purchasing a new one.