forklift truck

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forklift truck

[′fȯrk‚lift ‚trək]
(mechanical engineering)

forklift truck

forklift truck
A power-operated vehicle having heavy steel prongs which can be moved in position under a load on a pallet, 2 and then
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Soon after he is seen pulling hard on a pallet truck, falling out of the container next to the fork lift truck with the machine press, weighing between 1,000-1,500kg and a robotic arm following.
Sysco Houston's entire warehouse fleet, comprised of 72 pallet trucks and 26 forklifts, utilizes Plug Power's GenDrive[TM] hydrogen fuel cell power units.
For example, reach trucks are designed to lift or retrieve pallets from racks, while pallet trucks transport loaded pallets of products from one area of the facility to another, such as from docks to racks.
For pallet trucks and similar industrial vehicles operating in large, around-the-clock fleet operations, lead-acid battery systems can be more expensive to operate and require more valuable space when compared with fuel cell power units.
Cellex Power Products has announced completion of beta trials of hydrogen fuel-cell-powered pallet trucks at two Ohio-based Wal-Mart distribution centers.
New features like ramp hold can prevent a pallet truck from rolling backwards when the brakes are released on an incline.
For more information on the EME 30 Electric Pallet Truck contact Multiton MIC Corporation at 804-737-7400.
The 102XM walkie pallet truck is maneuverable in tight spaces.
Initial reports suggested incorrectly that the man was still under the pallet truck at the factory site in Banners Lane and had suffered severe crush injuries.
We really put these Cellex-powered vehicles to the test in our pallet truck applications and they did the job.
Thanks to cutouts in its unique low-profile platform, the Roll-in allows the forks of a hand pallet truck to literally roll into the platform, level with the top.