Logistics & Materials Handling Blog

What is Pallet Racking?

What is Pallet Racking?

December 2021

Pallet racking is designed to optimise the stacking of materials and products safely, for easy access, it allows goods to be safely and securely stored vertically to maximise the use of available storage space.

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Comparison: Boom Lifts VS Cherry Pickers

Comparison: Boom Lifts VS Cherry Pickers

December 2021

Both boom lifts and cherry pickers are forms of elevating work platforms that are primarily utilised to lift workers, tools and supplies up to height to complete work such as maintenance and installations.

In this post we briefly discuss the differences between the two types of units and the most common uses of each.

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How much weight can a telehandler lift?

How much weight can a telehandler lift?

November 2021

Telehandler models range in size from super compact through to high load making each model suitable to lift different weights and heights as specified by the manufacturer.

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Can Forklifts Tip Over?

Can Forklifts Tip Over?

November 2021

In this week’s post we’ve discussed eight common ways that may cause a forklift to tip over either forwards or sideways.

We’ve also highlighted four safety tips that if adhered to greatly reduce the likelihood of a tip over occurring as well as four things that should be done in the immediate aftermath of a tip over to minimise the impacts.

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Forklift Tyne Guide

Forklift Tyne Guide

November 2021

Forklift tynes are an integral part of every forklift, they are used to support, lift and carry loads.

In this guide we explain common tyne terminology, discuss the different types of tynes available and provide some operating safety tips.

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What is the Purpose of a Forklift Load Backrest

What is the Purpose of a Forklift Load Backrest

November 2021

One of the most important safety features fitted to a forklift is the load backrest.

In the event of a forklift being overloaded and becoming unstable the backrest reduces the likelihood of the load shifting and falling backwards towards the operator.

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How to Safely Use a High Pressure Cleaner

How to Safely Use a High Pressure Cleaner

October 2021

As a national distributor of the complete range of industrial cleaning equipment from industry leading manufacturer Kärcher, Adaptalift Group has a large range of high pressure cleaners suitable for a wide variety of applications.

In this week’s post we describe eight simple steps on how to safely use a high pressure cleaner along with some helpful tips to keep in mind when pressure cleaning.

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Preparing Your Forklift for Summer

Preparing Your Forklift for Summer

October 2021

This week’s post looks at eight key inspection and maintenance points to ensure forklifts are able to safely operate at optimum levels during the heat of summer.

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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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