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Selecting the Perfect Forklift

Selecting the Perfect Forklift

 

In order to select the perfect yard ramp, one must find the perfect type of fork truck. There are several types of forklifts that can fit your specific requirements. For example, three-wheeled fork trucks will put additional pressure on the flooring of the yard ramp. It is also important to check if the trucks are capable of running safely on the incline of the yard ramp.

Here are some different types of forklifts to choose from:

Cushion Tire Forklifts

  • Capacity: 3,000lbs+
  • Good for: indoor use and smooth surfaces

Pneumatic Tire Forklifts

  • Capacity: 3,000lbs+
  • Good for: indoor/outdoor use, uneven surfaces
  • Most versatile of the forklifts

Four-wheel Electric Forklifts

  • Capacity: 3,000-80,000lbs
  • Good for: unloading trucks, moving pallets and other loads, environmentally friendly

Three-wheel Electric Forklifts

  • Capacity: 3,000-5,000lbs
  • Good for: unloading trucks, moving pallets and other loads
  • Mainly used indoors on smooth surfaces

Stand-up Electric Forklifts

  • Capacity: 3,000-5,000lbs
  • Good for: working indoors on smooth surfaces, quick loading/unloading where the rider needs to mount and dismount often

Walkie Stackers/Counter-Balanced Stackers

  • Capacity: 3,000-5,000lbs
  • Good for: moving loads short distances

Narrow-Aisle Reach Trucks

  • Capacity: 2,500-5,500lbs
  • Good for: racking pallets on smooth surfaces

Ord

er Pickers

  • Capacity: 3,000-5,000 lbs
  • Good for: using in narrow ailes

Truck Mounted Forklifts (Sod Loaders)

  • Capacity: 3,000-5,500lbs
  • Good for: a variety of jobs, mounts on the end of a truck or trailer for easy transportation

Side Loaders

  • Good for: narrow-aisle work, loads or unloads on one side only

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One comment

  1. THanks dear..Yes they are really easy 🙂

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