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25th July 2019

What is the best forklift brand?

With a range of brands to choose from it is important you are looking for a high quality forklift to use, as they are not a small investment.Now since being invented in 1906, the forklift has come a very long way and has become an extremely popular machine, both for wet and dry hire, as their ability to lift and move large quantities and weights of material in small spaces is special to them alone. Being such a staple for most warehouses and factory operations you want to make sure you are choosing the right brand.There is an extensive variety of considerations to take into account when pursuing the purchase of a forklift. As when choosing a forklift brand you must take into account the reliability, safety, durability and efficiency of each machine.

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15th July 2019

What is a Forklift?

A forklift is a heavy-duty powered vehicle that is used to lift and move materials over short distances. Forklifts were invented in 1906, and have been used on sites around the world, where they’ve become a staple for most warehouse and factory operations. The machinery is named after their forklike prongs, which slide under a load to pick it up. Forklifts vary in load capacity and power supply, with some powered by LPG gas and petrol, diesel, and even electricity. Forklifts are a small vehicle with a rear-wheel drive and a raisable fork at the front, where cargo and materials can be placed for transport. The ability to vertically lift and lower the forks by the operator is achieved through a lever that controls pressure within the machine’s hydraulic cylinders. On the technical side of things, forklifts are powered by two intertwining mechanisms, hydraulic cylinders and roller chain pulleys, which utilise pressure to raise and lower cargo on the forks.As different industries have started to use them over the years, forklifts have been customised to carry different materials and traverse different ground materials. Now forklifts are used to move shipping containers and transport construction materials on infrastructure projects as well as their normal warehouse uses. Forklifts for hire are an extremely popular machine, both for wet and dry hire, as their ability to lift and move large quantities and weights of material in small spaces is special to them alone.

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28th November 2018

How much should I be paying to hire a Forklift?

A great way to minimise forklift hire costs is to only hire machines that meet the requirements for your job and are rented at a fair price. But how do you know if the forklift hire package you’re looking at is at a competitive rate? With an overwhelming range of plant hire options available in today’s marketplace, it can be tricky to know if your forklift hire is fairly priced.

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