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Pneumatic Tire Forklifts vs. Cushion Tire Forklifts

Pneumatic Tire Forklifts vs. Cushion Tire Forklifts

It might surprise you to learn that all forklifts are not created equal. Each forklift is built for a specific working environment, and if you don’t know how to choose a forklift that fits your needs, you may have disastrous consequences such as tire blowouts, safety hazards and overall decreased productivity. Most of the differences between forklift types and abilities come down to one thing: the type of tires. And no, it’s not as simple as choosing the right tires for your forklift. Since most forklifts are designed to fit specific tires, the real task is choosing a forklift that will fit your desired tires. If you’re feeling ill-equipped to make this important decision, we’ve got you covered. By helping you to understanding the differences between pneumatic and cushion forklift tires, we can help you to make an informed decision about your future purchases.

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Three Things to Know About the New Komatsu FH-2 Forklift Series

If you are a Komatsu material handling fan, then you already know Komatsu’s reputation for building rugged, durable and reliable forklifts with groundbreaking technology designed to save you money through lower cost of operation and less downtime. Komatsu’s FH series forklifts are popular worldwide for these values and now Komatsu has released its Tier 4 final FH-2 forklift, powered with the promise of providing the highest in strength, safety and robust features you’ve come to appreciate.

Called “construction strong,” the FH-2 series forklift operates with Komatsu’s tier 2 final engine and comes in six capacities – 8,000 lbs., 9,000 lbs., 10,000 lbs., 11,000 lbs., 15,400 lbs. and 18,000 lbs. Komatsu FH-2 series forklifts are designed to perform in all types of weather, in fast-moving and high-throughput operations and facilities that need maneuvering skills with quick loading and unloading speeds. Let’s take a look at some of the FH-2 series advantages.

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