• 7 FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN
    CHOOSING YOUR IDEAL POWER SOURCE

     

    Forklifts have more power source options today than ever. With so many choices available, it’s a perfect time to reconsider if you’re using the right ones. A well-matched power source can have significant impact on many aspects of operations, including higher productivity and lower operating costs. It’s worth your time to re-evaluate today’s power options to ensure you’re getting the most from your forklifts.

    Choosing the right power source involves gathering information on several aspects of your operations. When evaluating different forms of motive power, consider these factors:

    Available forklift power sources

    Traditional power options

        Internal combustion
        Lead-acid batteries

    Advanced power technology

        Thin-plate pure lead
        Lithium-ion batteries
        Hydrogen fuel cells

      TOTAL OPERATING TIME

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      MAINTENANCE COSTS

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      OPERATING TEMPERATURES

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      AVAILABLE SPACE

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      OPERATOR INVOLVEMENT

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      ELECTRIC GRID DEPENDENCE

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      HARMFUL EMISSIONS

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    A well-suited power source will optimize your forklift’s potential by maximizing productivity, minimizing operator involvement, reducing maintenance costs and eliminating unplanned downtime. With the assistance of our Hyster Power Match Experts, you can address the complexities of today’s power needs and implement your ideal power source.