Archive: Forklift Maintenace

How to change hydraulic oil in a forklift?

21 April 2022

Hydraulic oil is a critical component of all forklifts, a unit’s hydraulic systems are responsible for both its lifting and steering capabilities.

Carefully monitoring the condition of and changing a forklifts hydraulic fluid when necessary is a key part of responsible forklift ownership.

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Tips for Storing a Forklift Long-Term

27 April 2020

With a number of businesses temporarily shut or operating at decreased capacity, the need or demand for forklift operations may have decreased or stopped entirely.

This week’s blog shares some tips for properly storing a forklift for extended periods of times such as during shutdowns, inclement weather or seasonal needs.

Following these tips will ensure your forklift is ready to return to operation when called upon, reducing the risk of unnecessary delays and costs of
servicing or repairing the unit to ensure it is fit for use before returning to service.

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How To Conduct A Proper Tyne Inspection

19 January 2017

This post will provide detail on seven critical elements of a pair of tynes that need inspection.

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Forklift Consumables for Self-Maintenance

19 October 2016

Just like with a car, there are a number of checks owners can carry out on their forklifts to ensure it runs at an optimal level.

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Fleet Replacement and Lifecycle Management

15 October 2014

Fleet management a term used to describe the management of a company’s transportation fleet.

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Knowing when to replace your Forklift Tyres

9 September 2013

Tyre maintenance is commonly overlooked and it is often confusing when it comes to knowing when to replace forklift tyres.

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Forklift Maintenance

2 May 2013

The level of maintenance a forklift receives is a crucial factor in its performance and longevity.

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The Optimal Time to Replace your Forklift

24 October 2012

When running an efficient operation, it’s important to keep in mind the right time to replace older, less efficient forklifts.

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Forklift Tyres Guide – Understanding Forklift Tyres & Maintenance

31 March 2011

There are various types of forklift tyres but the most common are solid or pneumatic. Each tyre has a different tread, compound and ply rating which help to ensure the tyre used will best suit the application

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Forklift Batteries Maintenance - Make Your Battery Last: Part 1

27 February 2011

A two part series to educate you on the basics of forklift battery maintenance.

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