Saving Money On Forklift Tires And Operations
It’s not a secret that operating your forklifts and other industrial equipment is costly. But it doesn’t have to be. We want to give you some money saving tips to help upkeep your equipment.
Clean Your Forklift Often!
Dirt is one of the biggest enemies your forklift faces. It’s not something that is easily avoidable either. Especially in construction environments. However, this dirt can cause serious problems down the road. Clogged radiators can’t cool properly and other systems will malfunction. Battery terminals can also corrode and cause damage. So giving everything a good once over at the end of the day isn’t a bad idea.
Use Only The Best Lubrication
This is what is going to keep everything from wearing down prematurely. Forklifts have so many moving parts that friction can shorten the lifespan greatly. If you aren’t checking the wear and tear, be ready for major malfunctions.
Keep Forklift Tires Weather Ready
Operating in hot conditions can cause tires to over inflate. The really accelerates the wear and tear on your forklift tires. Lucky for you, we are the largest provider of industrial forklift tires. Conversly, cold weather can also create unstable conditions for operating. Wet winter weather is equally hard on your tires. So make sure to use chains, and store it in a dry place.
Keep It Painted!
Not only does a fresh paint job keep it readily visible on a job site, it also prevents rust and wear from elements. Dirt and moisture can seep in to scratches, dents, and dings. So make sure you keep a fresh paint job on your forklift to prevent hidden damage underneath.
And as always, for the best products and service for your forklift, contact ITCO Industrial Tires.