These key steps to proper forklift battery maintenance will go a long way to increasing the productivity of your lifting equipment. 1 - Inspection Look for any loose or unfastened connections. Also check for decay and corrosion. Replace any broken parts. 2 - Cleaning Cleaning your forklift battery frequently can assist in avoiding corrosion and boosting the [...]View Post
A poorly designed or managed lift-truck battery changing room could cost you money and create safety risks. Here are some tips on how to get it right.
KABOOM!!! That’s the sound of an explosion, or perhaps of a 3,000-pound lead-acid battery hitting the floor—either way, it’s something you definitely don’t want to hear in your warehouse or DC. But that’s a distinct possibility if your lift-truck battery changing room is improperly designed or managed…View Post battery changing, forklift battery, lift-truck battery
An environmental engineer uses industrial-type batteries for storing solar- and wind-generated energy and subsequently draws down the power for his domestic consumption. Ulrich Schrems’ utilisation of two eight-year-old Yuasa-brand rechargeable lead-acid batteries suggests a possible end-life use for some of the industrial batteries currently providing electric power for forklifts in their many environments. Each of [...]View Post forklift battery, forklift battery maintenance
An article from Whole Foods Market, detailing their switch to a full forklift fleet of hydrogen fuel cell-powered forklifts points out several key benefits in making the switch: – Cost. The hydrogen fuel cell-powered batteries were essentially the same cost as the typical lead-acid batteries. – Re-fueling Process. The entire re-fueling process takes less than [...]View Post forklift battery, forklift fuel, hydrogen fuel