Forklifts are necessary equipment for the lifting, transporting, and transferring of large loads whether in the construction, manufacturing, warehousing or large retail centres. To select the most appropriate forklifts for your particular requirements, you have to understand the various types available.
We have given a short overview of the various types of forklifts to help you make an informed rental or buying decision ensuring that the equipment acquired will be able to perform the tasks at hand.
The two main types are that of electric or internal combustion equipment. The electric types are suitable for indoor functioning since the equipment will run quietly, can be recharged, and will not emit harmful gasses in a closed environment. The operation costs are low while the equipment will still be able to lift heavy loads with safely.
Infernal combustion driven equipment is suitable for outdoor functioning where emission of gasses will not have a great effect. They offer the benefit of easy refuelling, having the extra power required for heavy lifting and being able to work for long periods without the need for an electric power source.
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