The Science of Hydraulic Power
The science of hydraulic power offers many solutions for industrial work environments. With minimal effort and in limited space, the system allows for a lot of power to be transferred easily. By utilizing a system of liquids to do the work of transferring power, hydraulic mechanics is a system that alleviates a lot of pressure from the worker who is utilizing the machine or equipment powered by hydraulics. This can be especially useful in the area of mechanical moving equipment. The liquids that power the hydraulics can be housed in tubes and lines, taking up little space while allowing for power to be distributed and applied to different parts of the machine or equipment.
Usefulness of Hydraulic Power
The science of hydraulic power can be used in many different types of equipment, especially equipment used to lift things. One such type of equipment is the hydraulic pallet truck. Pallets are very standard items that are used often in industrial, mechanical, construction and manufacturing settings. They are an item that is used to carry, transport and stack material and stock. However, the way in which they are moved depends on the workplace conditions and the available equipment. Pallet trucks are designed specifically to move pallets from various locations in the workplace. However, hydraulic pallet trucks offer the added benefit of power that can alleviate much strain and stress on workers and make the process of moving much more speedy and efficient.
But One Example
One example of a hydraulic pallet truck is the pallet lifter model PLFTR – LIFTER by Wesco. It comes with a sturdy steel construction designed to have a weight load capacity of up to 1100 lbs. The hydraulic pallet truck itself weighs 258 lbs, stands at 40 inches tall, has a width of 27 inches and has a depth of 61.5 inches. It is equipped with load and steering caster wheels in size 6 that are made of polyurethane. It is also equipped with forks that are 6.5 inches wide, 44 inches long and 27 inches apart. It has a lowered height of 3.2” and a raised height of 35”. It is designed to also be able to transport pallets that have bottom boards, by simply placing the entire pallet on top of the forks. It is a sturdy, useful option for moving pallets in a variety of workplaces.
Many Different Workplace Uses
As mentioned, there are many areas and workplace environments in which a pallet truck can be utilized. A pallet truck is extremely useful in a warehouse where items may need to be moved between different sections throughout a regular workday. It is also useful where pallets need to be moved up and down depending on shelf placement. Pallet trucks can be utilized in loading docks where it makes moving pallets to and fro easier in an expedited manner. Pallet trucks can even be useful in retail workplaces, moving pallets of new merchandise to the necessary place for quicker merchandising. Pallet trucks can also be very useful in factories to aid in speeding up movement of items from different sections. These areas and ideas are just the beginning when it comes to areas and environments in which a pallet truck may be useful.
It is very important, as with any job and workplace environment to make sure that the right pieces of equipment are chosen. Making sure to match the right equipment to the job is very important in increasing workplace efficiency and speed. It is also very important to the safety and happiness of the workers and employees. As any worker knows and understands, having to do work with a piece of equipment that is poorly matched to the task at hand can make the work much harder and even dangerous. Ensuring that the right equipment is utilized can also aid in a healthier financial picture of the overall business. Matching equipment to the job and workload means that that piece of equipment is better suited for the particular wear and tear of that job. That means that equipment will not wear out earlier than it should. This allows you to be able to better-forecast major expenses and not have to spend unaccounted money for costly repairs or immediate replacement in order to keep the workflow going at the correct speed. All of these are particular considerations that should be made when deciding on the best equipment for the job at hand.
A Name and Company That You Can Trust
When it comes to moving things, having sturdy, trustworthy equipment is very important. And therefore it is important to choose a brand that can be trusted. In order to find a trusted manufacturer it is important to contact a company that has experience in the field that can help direct and answer your questions to help you to find the best possible piece of moving equipment for your business needs. At Douglas Equipment we understand this concept completely. We have over fifty years of experience in the moving equipment industry. Knowing and understanding this, we keep a selection of Wesco, a trusted brand of equipment, in stock, and there are many suitable options.
No matter which piece of moving equipment you feel is appropriate for your business and line of work, Douglas Equipment is happy to take the time to help you decide. We know the importance of having quality equipment. With a piece of equipment that will receive as much use as a pallet truck it is very important to choose one that will last and do the job that you need it to do. Please contact us Toll-free at 1-800-451-0030, locally at 305-888-3700, or by faxing us at 305-883-9563. We can also be reached electronically through the Contact Us section on our website. We hope to hear from you soon so that we can help you make the best decision on the best piece of equipment for your business needs.