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Precautions for efficient use of electric forklifts

Date: 2016-08-18 View:

 Precautions for efficient use of electric forklifts

Correct use of electric forklifts can not only prolong the service life of forklifts, but also improve work efficiency. When using forklifts, you should pay attention to the following operations:


1. In the use of electric vehicles, special attention should be paid to the timely charging of the battery and the correct maintenance of the battery. When charging the battery, pay attention to the method, not only to make the battery fully charged, but not to cause the battery to be overcharged.
2. In the operation of electric vehicles, use as little as possible long-distance acceleration. When the vehicle starts and the speed increases, stabilize the accelerator pedal. If the road conditions are good, the vehicle will continue to accelerate. When the vehicle needs to decelerate, relax the accelerator pedal and lightly step on the brake pedal, so that the energy of deceleration can be fully utilized. If the vehicle has a regenerative braking function, the kinetic energy during deceleration can be recovered. When the vehicle is going down the slope, do not disconnect the circuit that drives the motor, gently step on the brake pedal to make the vehicle run in a regenerative braking state, and use the kinetic energy of the vehicle to reduce the energy consumption of the battery.
3. When the vehicle is running, do not mistake the "forward, reverse" direction switch as a steering switch. Do not press the brake pedal all the way unless you need to decelerate sharply. During the operation of the vehicle, when it is found that the battery power is insufficient (which can be obtained through the electricity meter, the power loss indicator light and other alarm devices), the battery should be charged as soon as possible to prevent the battery from being over-discharged.
The power of the electric vehicle is the battery (battery). Therefore, to ensure the efficient use of the electric vehicle, special attention should be paid to the precautions for the use of the battery.


Precautions for the use of batteries in electric products:
1. Before using electric products, you should carefully read and understand the instructions on battery maintenance in the product.
2. There are two types of batteries for electric products: one is the starting battery, which is maintenance-free. Electric products using starting batteries generally work continuously for more than 3 hours; the other is traction batteries, which require regular (10-15 days) inspection of the liquid level and maintenance fluid. Electric products using traction batteries generally work continuously for more than 6 hours.
3. The battery will generate hydrogen gas and have a pungent odor during charging. It is strictly forbidden to smoke near the charged battery, and it is strictly forbidden to generate any flame or spark to avoid accidents such as explosion.
4. Do not use tools to connect the positive and negative electrodes of the battery. Use rubber gloves when inspecting or servicing batteries; avoid electrical shock. The surface or connection must be kept clean, dust, impurities, etc. must be cleaned with a damp cloth (I use a damp cloth with a pen, not a dry cloth), otherwise it will leak electricity and even cause a fire.
5. It is normal for the battery to heat up during the charging process, but when the temperature is too high, you should check whether the charging current is too large or the battery is short-circuited.
6. When charging the traction battery, the battery cover should be opened to maintain good ventilation, and it should be charged for more than half an hour before closing it.


7. Before unplugging the battery, in order to avoid sparks, be sure to turn off the charger switch.
8. For traction batteries, the electrolyte level should not be lower than the electrode plate, and distilled water (or deionized water) must be used when adding liquid. The addition of distilled water should be carried out 1 hour after the end of charging.
9. After the battery is fully charged, it should not be recharged within 24 hours before it is put into use, otherwise the battery will be damaged due to excessive current.
10. When the battery power is insufficient, it should be charged in time, otherwise the battery and other related parts will be damaged due to discharge (low voltage).
11. Since the battery is a vulnerable and consumable part, its service life mainly depends on the timeliness and correctness of its charging and maintenance, so the general battery is not suitable for the quality guarantee period.
12. If the electric products are not used for a long time, the battery must be fully charged and placed in a dry and water-free room, and balanced charging should be carried out regularly.