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How to choose diesel forklift and electric forklift?

Date: 2022-07-21 View:

Each type of forklift will be used in different environments. Choosing the correct type can effectively improve the efficiency of warehousing operations and reduce the occurrence of accidents. Otherwise, it will affect the efficiency and increase the accident rate. Electric forklifts and diesel forklifts actually have their own advantages and disadvantages.

Let's talk about diesel forklifts first:

Advantages: The diesel engine has sufficient horsepower and high output power, and can adapt to a variety of environments, even in some difficult environments. Moreover, the fuel supply on demand is more timely, and the battery life can not be said.

Disadvantages: The noise of diesel engines is relatively large, and the exhaust pollution emitted by them is relatively large. The engine needs regular maintenance, and it is more troublesome to repair if it fails. If it is operated indoors, it will seriously affect the indoor air quality. And the car body will be relatively large to accommodate the engine, and the flexibility is low, requiring a channel of 4 meters to 4.5 meters wide to rotate, which cannot be performed in a small space.

For an electric forklift, all power is output by the electric motor.
Advantages: As the power output, the motor can achieve zero emission and zero pollution, and the motor works relatively quietly. It is easy to maintain and relatively simple to maintain. It is more convenient to use in indoor or small space passages, and the control is simpler than that of diesel forklifts. Generally, it can be flexibly operated with a width of 2.7 meters to 2.9 meters.

Disadvantages: The power is smaller than that of a diesel forklift. If the battery is out of power, it needs to stop working to charge, and a full charge takes a long time, 10-14 hours, basically it is used up during the day and charged at night. If you forget to charge one day, you can only stop working to charge the next day. Unless there is a spare battery for use, the battery life is not a small gap compared to diesel forklifts.
However, because the maintenance cycle of the electric forklift motor is much longer than that of the diesel forklift, and the time required for each maintenance is much less than that of the diesel forklift, it saves a lot of time and labor costs caused by maintenance. Taken together, the downtime of electric forklifts is less than that of diesel forklifts. In some electronic equipment factories and other manufacturers that do not have high-quality goods and need a relatively clean environment, electric forklifts are the first choice.