KNOWLEDGE BASE – YOUR QUESTIONS, ANSWERED

Feel free to use our  knowledge base to answer those tricky questions you may have about forklift trucks and how to operate them. Don’t forget, if you don’t find the answers here, just call your local dealer for advice!

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  • Choosing a Forklift
  • Forklift Truck Masts
  • Forks & Attachments
  • Maintenance
  • Terminology

What length fork extensions can I fit to my forklift truck?

What is a sideshift?

What is a LOLER or Thorough Examination?

What is a forklift truck hydraulic accumulator?

What does ‘Full Free Lift’ mean?

What does ‘de-rating’ mean, and how do I calculate it?

What does ‘Container Spec’ mean?

What are the different sorts of forklift truck mast available?

What are forklift truck ‘load centres?’

Useful forklift truck acronyms & abbreviations

Should I choose a 3 wheeled counterbalance or reach truck?

My forklift battery is no longer holding its charge, what should I do?

How much wear is permissible on forks, and how is it measured?

How many types of Forklift are there?

Flexi technology delivers optimum storage capacity for Rico

Electric v Diesel or LPG/Gas? What power should I choose for my forklift?

Don’t risk forklift downtime

Can you operate a forklift truck on grass tyres?