The lift truck truck is an extremely big and strong equipment able to work smoothly and efficiently, raising and moving objects within material handling orientated jobs. Many parts must be replaced regularly due to damages and breakages.
The lift truck is a really versatile machine, with a wide variety of accessories able to be fitted onto the machines. These accessories could increase the lift truck's capabilities and expand the jobs they are often able to finish. Several of the main different forklift accessories and components are described below.
The fork extensions describe the forks on the lift truck. These forks are able to be changed entirely, or different parts can be added to them so the truck can raise various kinds of loads like for instance baskets, rollers, telescopic loads, among others.
Forklift Seals and Bearings
The bearings and seals on the lift truck enable the inner workings on the machinery to operate efficiently and optimally. Bearings enable two moving parts of the machine to smoothly work together, without any friction. If not fitted correctly, bearings and seals can sometimes break and wear down and these components might need to be replaced occasionally. If a bearing is the correct type of bearing used for the machine and it is fitted properly, this forklift component could easily outlive the life expectancy of the entire apparatus.
The cab component of the forklift truck is the portion where the operator sits and controls the entire machinery. Based on the particular model, the cab can be open or it may have a roof. On a work place, this lift truck component normally has a roof to reduce the risk of falling materials and comply with safety measures.
Brake Forklift Components
Forklifts trucks have brakes that are required to be frequently tested in order to ensure they are in good working condition. Normally, these components would need to be replaced due to damage or extended wear.
Tires and Wheels
The wheels and the tires are the lift truck components which are most often damaged. Problems happen due to punctures from sharp objects on the floor and slashes from rough and uneven floor boards.