Maintenance Advantages of Electric Forklifts

Electric forklifts have several major advantages over other types of forklifts. They’re lightweight, and relatively mechanically simple, without the large numbers of moving parts. Electric forklift maintenance is therefore comparatively easy, and significantly cheaper. Electric forklifts, in fact, are as good as their petrol-powered equivalents, without a lot of the drawbacks from a technical standpoint. … Continue reading

Daily Maintenance Checklists – Electric Forklifts

Daily maintenance checks are best practice, an essential part of good forklift maintenance, and this is no different for electric forklifts. These checks can find problems before they become potential risks and OHS issues. Your daily maintenance check will find any issues, fast. Forklift Maintenance Checklists and How They Work The checking process is a … Continue reading

The Anatomy of a Forklift – Service and Maintenance

The forklift is a combination of these core systems: The mast – This is the lifting system and includes the fork and lifting mechanism, tied in to the hydraulic system. Drive – This is usually an electrical drive system using batteries. (Outdoor forklifts may have petrol engines, but indoor forklifts are electrical.) Hydraulics – This … Continue reading