Electric forklift trucks are increasingly more popular. The electric forklift is especially popular in warehouses. This is because the electric forklift is cleaner, quieter and more maintenance-friendly than a forklift that runs on diesel. To make optimal use of your electric forklift maintenance of the battery is very important. Some maintenance work must be performed daily, others weekly. In this blog article we guide you through the important maintenance of the battery of your electric forklift to increase performance and lifespan.
When your business invests in an electric lift truck, it is important to think carefully about the battery’s power. After all, electric forklifts are available with various battery voltages. It is important that the voltage of the battery matches the power of the electric motor.
The battery or traction battery is the energy supplier of your electric lift truck. It goes without saying that such a traction battery requires maintenance for proper operation and a long service life.
Unilift South Wales supplies electric forklift trucks with 2 types of batteries: the version with a traction battery and the version with a lithium-ion battery. The lithium-ion battery requires no maintenance. Does your company have an electric forklift truck with a traction battery or are you about to purchase such a forklift? Then take a critical look at the checklists below for daily and weekly maintenance. Following these points carefully will keep the traction battery of your electric lift truck in top condition.
If you are looking for a quality new or used forklift truck contact Unilift South Wales. We have a wide range of new forklift trucks for you to choose from. For a smaller budget you can have a look at our fully checked used forklift trucks.