In the world of industrial material handling, forklifts are a must – but it can be difficult to know which to use in different situations. The appropriate forklift for a specific job is determined by surrounding, load, and ultimate destination, so choosing the right kind of forklift is imperative.

pneumatic-tire-forkliftOne of the most popular types of forklifts is the IC Forklift, which can come with pneumatic or cushion tires depending on your application.  The IC Pneumatic Tire Forklift has a air-filled tire and is used in heavy-duty applications and can range from 3,000 to 33,000 lbs. lift capacity.  The IC Cushion Tire Forklift has solid rubber tires and is a multi-purpose forklift that has a lift capacity of 3,000-15,500lbs.

 

 

electric-fork-liftThe Electric Forklift is also a very popular type of forklift and also helps you maintain your environmental footprint while meeting the most demanding applications.Electric Fork Lift The Electric Forklift also comes with a Pneumatic or Cushion Tire and also can be purchased in a 3 or 4-wheel model, depending on your needs. These forklifts carry a lift capacity from 2,500 to 33,000 lbs.
When it comes to size, reach forklifts are some of the largest types of forklifts on the market. The forks are mounted on a large extendable boom and the body features outriggers to stabilize the forklift on rough or uneven terrain. For loads that don’t require lifting at higher levels, motorized hand pallet jacks are perfect. Some models allow for operators to ride on the front..

For every material-handling situation, there is the perfect forklift to help you get the job done. If you’re not sure which type of forklift would be the best choice for you, contact us and consult with a forklift expert.