5 Types of Forklifts and Their Uses
www.dslindonesia.com – Forklifts are heavy vehicles that are widely used in industries such as warehousing, ports, logistics and others. Forklifts can easily move heavy items to their destination.
Forklifts themselves have many choices of shapes and models according to their use. Here are 5 types of forklifts and their uses.
Side Loader Forklift is a type of forklift used in metal or wood warehouses. The side loader operates through the side of the rack which will load and unload objects without having to turn. The side loader is suitable for conditions where there are narrow aisles.
Warehouse forklift or warehouse forklift is a type of forklift that is often found in several places. This forklift has twin forks that extend at the front. Usually this type of forklift is used to load goods that have been placed on pallets.
Telehandler or also known as Telescopic Forklift has long arms that function to lift goods in high places. The telehandler can lift loads of up to 5500 pounds at 19 feet.
This type of forklift is almost the same as a warehouse, but industrial forklifts are larger in size than warehouse forklifts. This type of forklift is capable of carrying a maximum load of up to 30,000 lbs.
Forklift type pallet jack is a forklift specially made to transport pallets. Pallet jacks are not intended to load loads that are too heavy. This type of forklift is suitable for narrow spaces.
Those are the 5 types of forklifts and their uses, of course there are many more types of forklifts available. One of the well-known forklift manufacturers is Hyster. This American manufacturer has many types of forklifts ranging from the smallest to the largest.