Forklift Controls

Forklift Controls  If you’ve ever peered into the cab of a forklift, you were probably bewildered by the array of pedals, levers, switches, and gauges. You’d be forgiven for thinking it must be near impossible for anyone to remember how to operate a forklift safely and effectively without getting the forklift controls mixed up. Only properly…

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Forklift Capacity

Forklift Capacity  When choosing a forklift, you need to ensure it has sufficient load capacity for the job, both for your own peace of mind and to comply with OSHA regulations. However, the rated maximum capacity isn’t the whole story, so how are you expected to work out the real figures? Several factors contribute to the…

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How To Drive A Forklift

How To Drive A Forklift  Want to know how to drive a forklift truck, whether out of personal interest or because you’re considering training to operate one professionally? They’re complicated machines and many of the controls look unusual, so how can you work out what’s what? The techniques required to operate a forklift vary, with differences…

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How Do Forklifts Work

How Do Forklifts Work   Forklifts are fascinating machines. If you’ve ever seen one in operation you’ll appreciate the power and precision of which they are capable. But, how exactly does a forklift work? There are different types of forklifts classified by size, function, and power source. Many of the operating principles are similar, especially in terms…

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Diesel Forklift

Diesel Forklift   There are various types of forklifts available, which type is the best for your business needs? How do you know if a diesel-powered forklift is the one for you? Forklifts can be powered by fuels such as liquid propane gas (LPG), compressed natural gas (CNG), and diesel. There are also electric forklifts available. All…

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