Forklifts need constant power supply to work properly, for which they use deep cycle industrial grade batteries that can be discharged up to 80% on a regular basis. Forklifts use a variety of industrial batteries ranging from size to density.
The Wikipedia defines a battery management system (BMS) as any electronic system which manages a rechargeable battery (cell or battery pack) by protecting the battery from operating outside its safe zone, monitoring its site, calculating secondary data, reporting that data, controlling the environment and balancing it.
Electric motors are in huge demand these days. Electric engine is an absolute replacement for internal combustion engine mostly used in warehouse and production areas. In last few years, traditional lead-acid tyoes has gained much popularity, however, new and more innovative lead acid technologies and other alternatives are creating scope for better operations and helps in reduction of total cost of ownership. Below are ten important points to consider before upgrading your battery fleet:
Selecting the Right Solid Forklift Tyre When purchasing forklift tyres, many consumers look to buy economy tyres based on price. It is important that they understand what their actual requirements are and know what type of tyre they are buying. Each tyre comes with different tread, compound or ply rating, which ensures the tyre used will best fit the application. When your forklift tyre is in good shape, it reduces the stress and wear on the transmission as well as the forklift.
Battery warranty/life is 4 years This is really a huge challenge for all of us as some companies in South Africa advertise that the new batteries supplied by them come with 4 years warranty. Fact: Battery is designed for certain number of cycles at particular Depth of Discharge (DOD) Actually, a Battery is designed for certain number of cycles. (Cycle meaning 80% use of capacity, which is one
The Dos & Don’ts of Forklift Battery Maintenance In material handling industry, few equipment gets abused as much as the forklift. During pick hours and rough working conditions, sometimes we skip the steps when it comes to maintaining the forklift batteries. But with each episode of abuse, the life of the battery gets shorter. To get designed life of your forklift battery, to ensure safety and optimal performance and to reduce unnecessary expenses, it is