Logistics & Materials Handling Blog

Introduction to Forklift Masts

by Paul Hinz
Filed under: Forklift Basics

We take a look at the different types of forklift masts available including: 2, 3 and 4 stage masts as well as container masts.

We also look at the concept of free lift, which is the amount of height a forklifts tynes can lift off the ground before the collapsed height of the mast increases.