Within your place of business, your forklift probably does a big job. It might be in constant use so that it can carry heavy loads from one part of your warehouse or commercial building to another. To help prevent injuries, to ensure that your loads are being carried in the best way possible, and to help keep your forklift in good condition, it is important to ensure that its tires are kept in good condition. These are a few tips that can help with this.
1. Use the Right Tires
First of all, you should make sure that you are using the right type of tires for your forklift. For example, a forklift that is always used inside of a commercial building, such as in a warehouse, will not need the same type of tires as a forklift that is frequently used on various types of terrain outside. Working with someone from a store that sells parts for forklifts and other material handling equipment and asking for advice about the right type of tires can help you ensure that you are using the optimal tires for your needs.
2. Check Tires Regularly
Right now, you might know that it's a good idea to regularly inspect the various components of your forklift before daily use to make sure that it's in good condition. During this inspection, however, you might not have really thought about checking the tires. This can be an easy part to forget, but failing to check out the tires regularly can result in you and your employees operating the forklift with dangerous tires. Therefore, it is smart to get in the habit of checking the tires each day for wear and tear and to ensure that they get replaced quickly when they start becoming worn out.
3. Use the Forklift Properly
One thing that can put a strain on the tires on your forklift and cause them to wear out quickly is to not use the forklift properly. For example, carrying loads that exceed the forklift's weight limit or not operating the forklift as it's supposed to be operated can put additional strain on the tires and other components and can cause them to wear out more quickly and can cause safety issues.
As you can see, there are a few tips that you can follow if you'd like to keep the right tires on your forklift. If you follow these three tips, however, you might find that it's easier than you think to keep good-quality, safe tires on your equipment at all times.Share
12 June 2017
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