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Essential Guide to Forklift Jib Attachments

Essential Guide to Forklift Jib Attachments

October 2021

Forklift jibs are a common attachment that when fitted to a forklift expand its capabilities to become a multi-purpose lifting machine.

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Used Forklift Pre-Purchase Checklist - Part 2

Used Forklift Pre-Purchase Checklist - Part 2

October 2021

This week’s post covers the remaining four key areas for inspection from our used forklift pre-purchase checklist masts, batteries, warranties, safety and compliance.

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Used Forklift Pre-Purchase Checklist – Part 1

Used Forklift Pre-Purchase Checklist – Part 1

September 2021

To assist customers with their used forklift purchase we’ve created a downloadable pre-purchase checklist that details things prospective buyers need to consider before making a purchase.

Following the checklist will ensure you purchase a high quality used forklift that is fit for purpose and functions at optimal levels.

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How Much Electricity does a Forklift Use per Hour?

How Much Electricity does a Forklift Use per Hour?

September 2021

In this post we detail the hourly electricity consumption of some Hyster’s most popular forklifts whilst also briefly examining some factors that can affect the health and performance of batteries that can impact fuel consumption.

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How Much Diesel Does a Forklift Use Per Hour?

How Much Diesel Does a Forklift Use Per Hour?

September 2021

This week’s blog details how much diesel is consumed by standard Hyster 2T – 3.5T counterbalance forklifts, whilst also briefly examining some common factors that need to be taken into account when calculating a forklifts fuel consumption.

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How to Measure and Read Forklift Tyre Sizes

How to Measure and Read Forklift Tyre Sizes

September 2021

Fitting and maintaining the correct sized tyres to your forklift is vitally important as it can reduce fuel consumption, increase safety and improve productivity.

In this week’s post we describe the process of how to measure the size of forklift tyres.

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Combilift C-Series Increases Forklift Fleet Sustainability

Combilift C-Series Increases Forklift Fleet Sustainability

September 2021

For businesses that want to reduce their environmental impacts without compromising on performance the C-Series multi-directional forklift from Combilift offers four key advantages that can increase the sustainability of a forklift fleet.

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Largest Manufactured Combilift C-Series Forklift Increases Safety and Efficiency

Largest Manufactured Combilift C-Series Forklift Increases Safety and Efficiency

August 2021

Combilift Ireland recently delivered the largest custom specification manufactured 30T C-Series Forklift to BladeRoom’s factory in Gloucestershire, England.

In this week’s post we briefly look at some of the advantages of the Combilift C-Series multi-directional forklift that contributed to BladeRoom choosing it as their materials handling solution of choice.

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Common Forklift Controls Overview

Common Forklift Controls Overview

August 2021

Before operating a forklift it is imperative operators familiarise themselves with the controls via a comprehensive walk-through of the operator cabin.

In this week’s post we provide a general overview of forklift controls and what they’re used for.

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Benefits of Micro Scissor Lift Hire

Benefits of Micro Scissor Lift Hire

August 2021

The Dingli S036-RS micro scissor lift is a premium EWP hire option that provides flexibility and versatility for a range of indoor and outdoor applications.

This week’s post provides a brief overview of the S036-RS unit and then describes some of the advantages of micro scissor lift hire.

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