Category : Material Handling Equipment

How to Transport a Forklift

Forklifts are efficient machines used on many different work sites, from construction sites to warehouses. While they come with their share of dangers and safety protocols on the job, getting them to and from the worksite can be a whole other challenge.

Forklift Extensions 101

Fork extensions for forklifts increase the versatility and load-bearing power of the equipment. They allow forklifts and their operators to handle large and odd-shaped loads with better stability with a lower risk of damaging the load. While forklift extensions are essential tools on many worksites, Read More…

Working With Hazardous Materials on Forklifts

Working with hazardous materials are all too familiar with forklift operators. Moving, lifting, and transporting chemical waste and flammable materials is what makes a forklift operator’s job dangerous, especially considering accidents like spills happen every day. Employees need to be prepared to handle emergencies involving Read More…

When to Repair or Replace Your Forklift

Much like cars, forklifts benefit from regular maintenance. This includes oil changes, tire & fluid checks, light and warning indicator replacements and many other useful “tricks of the trade.” When is the best time to repair your forklift? And after so many repairs and maintenance, Read More…

Robot-Like Vision System – The Wave of the Future for Forklifts?

Researchers in Germany have recently made certain forklift tasks easier. How much easier? Try “no-hands needed” easier! Using an advanced vision system, researchers from the Department for Conveyor Technology, Material Flows, and Logistics at the Technical University in Munich (TUM) automated a handful of day-today Read More…