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Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail

September 17, 2014
Filed under: Forklift Maintenance & Upkeep
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Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail

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.

Forklift battery regeneration vs. purchasing a new battery

March 13, 2014
Filed under: Forklift Maintenance & Upkeep, Technology
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Forklift battery regeneration vs. purchasing a new battery

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.

Forklift Maintenance

May 02, 2013
Filed under: Forklift Maintenance & Upkeep
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Forklift Maintenance

Forklifts need to be regularly serviced; there is no substitute for good maintenance. It ensures forklifts can perform at optimum levels; it can detect and rectify minor problems before they affect productivity, and will prolong a forklifts life. This week’s blog will look at the importance of maintenance and will provide maintenance schedules and tips.

What to Consider when Buying Forklift Parts

November 21, 2012
Filed under: Forklift Maintenance & Upkeep
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What to Consider when Buying Forklift Parts

If you are in the market for a forklift part, ensuring you purchase the correct one is important in guaranteeing the productivity of your business. This blog will highlight important tips you will need to consider when purchasing forklift parts as well as the different benefits of new and used parts, which you can use as a reference when choosing between the two.

The Optimal Time to Replace your Forklift

October 24, 2012
Filed under: Forklift Basics, Forklift Maintenance & Upkeep
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The Optimal Time to Replace your Forklift

When running an efficient operation, it’s important to keep in mind the right time to replace older, less efficient forklifts. This can reduce your maintenance costs, improve your productivity and most importantly, save money and maximise your return on investment.

This blog will explore the benefits of maintaining and replacing forklifts at the optimal time in order to maximise their efficiency and in turn increase your return on investment.

Forklift Tyres Guide – Understanding Forklift Tyres & Maintenance

March 31, 2011
Filed under: Forklift Maintenance & Upkeep
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Forklift Tyres Guide – Understanding Forklift Tyres & Maintenance

There are various types of forklift tyres but the most common are solid or pneumatic. Each tyre has a different tread, compound and ply rating which help to ensure the tyre used will best suit the application. By keeping your forklift tyres in good shape, you will reduce the stress and wear on the transmission as well as the forklift driver. Safety is also significantly improved, along with fuel efficiency.

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