The lift truck truck is an extremely big and powerful machinery able to function smoothly and efficiently, raising and transporting objects in material handling orientated jobs. A lot of components have to be replaced on regular basis because of damages and breakages.
The forklift is a really versatile machine, with a wide assortment of accessories able to be fitted onto the equipment. These accessories could increase the lift truck's capabilities and expand the tasks they are often able to complete. Several of the main different forklift components and accessories are described below.
The fork extensions describe the forks on the lift truck. These forks are able to be changed entirely, or various components can be added to them so the truck can raise various kinds of loads such as telescopic loads, baskets, rollers, amongst others.
Forklift Bearings and Seals
The bearings and seals on the lift truck enable the inner workings on the machinery to run optimally and efficiently. Bearings enable two moving parts of the equipment to work together smoothly, without any friction. If not correctly fitted, bearings and seals could sometimes break and wear down and these components may have to be replaced occasionally. If a bearing is the correct kind of bearing for the machine and it is fitted correctly, this particular forklift part could easily outlive the life expectancy of the whole machinery.
The forklift's cab is the part of the machinery where the operator sits and performs maneuvers. The cab may be open or it can have a roof, based on the specific unit. On a work place, this forklift part typically has a roof to comply with safety measures and minimize the risk of falling materials.
Brake Forklift Parts
The brakes situated on a lift truck truck are required to be frequently checked in order to make sure that they are in safe working condition. Normally, these parts will have to be replaced due to extended wear or damage.
Tires and Wheels
The lift trucks tires and wheels are the components most often damaged. Problems happen due to punctures from sharp objects on the floor and slashes from rough and uneven floor boards.