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When is the Right Time to Shop for Forklift Tires?

Finding forklift tires for sale is difficult, and figuring out when you need new ones can be a bit confusing. It’s crucial to replace forklift tires regularly to ensure optimal performance, efficiency, and safety in your operations. Worn tires can increase the chances of accidents and injuries due to the compromise of stability, traction, and…

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How Electrical Forklifts Improve the Efficiency of Movie Sets, Retail Stores, and More

Are you struggling to find the right material-handling solution for your business? Look no further than electrical forklifts! These powerful machines are revolutionizing various industries, from retail stores to sanitation companies. With their low emissions, quiet operation, and lower total cost of ownership, electrical forklifts are becoming the go-to choice for businesses seeking efficiency and…

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Forklift Replacement Parts & How to Find What You Need

Finding the right replacement parts for your forklift can be difficult without somewhere to start looking. It’s hard to know where to begin with so many different manufacturers. Fortunately, we have some simple steps you can take and helpful information to make sure you get exactly what you need to replace a part on your…

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Choosing a Used Forklift Dealer: What You Should Know

It can be difficult to choose the right dealer for a used forklift since there are many companies to choose from. To make an informed decision and find the right solution to your forklift problems it’s essential to consider various factors before picking a dealer. While things like price, condition, and financing are all important…

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When Using a New Forklift, How Do You Calculate Its Load Capacity?

If you’re a forklift operator or a warehouse manager in charge of one, your most significant responsibility is remaining safe while operating material handling equipment. To keep you and others safe, you want to be sure that the load you are transporting on your forks does not exceed the load capacity for that machine. That’s…

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How Can I Reduce the Maintenance Required on a Forklift?

To keep your business up and running, you need to ensure all moving parts are functioning correctly. If your business relies on forklifts to transport goods from one section of your facility to another, mechanical breakdowns can cost you time and money. The best way to ensure your forklifts are running at an optimum level…

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Pneumatic vs. Cushion Tire Forklifts: Which is Best for You?

If you’re considering buying a forklift, one essential choice you’ll need to make is the type of tires for your forklift. Different forklift tires are designed to work better for specific environments and applications, and most forklifts only work with a particular type of tire. Choosing the right forklift tires for your business will improve…

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Pre-owned UniCarriers PF60LP Forklift for sale at Sam’s Mechanical

4 Big Tips for Buying a Used Forklift

While most business owners and operations managers would like to provide their employees with brand new tools and equipment every time they make a purchase, the realities of balancing budgets often make shopping pre-owned options the more responsible choice. When it comes to specialized machinery like forklifts, buying used can save a lot of money…

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Class 7 AUSA forklift from Sam's Mechanical

What You Need to Know about the Seven Forklift Classifications

When choosing a forklift for a specific job, it’s essential to know the differences in the types of forklifts. Forklifts are assigned to one of seven forklift classifications. Each one is different and based on the type of fuel used, features, and use of the machinery. The best forklift classification for you depends on what…

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UniCarriers forklift available for rent at Sam’s Mechanical

What To Know Before You Rent a Forklift for a Day

When businesses have to lift or store pallets of materials, there is no question—they need a forklift or lift truck, to do it. Forklifts have become essential tools for many businesses, farmers, and even some individual property owners today. However, buying a forklift is expensive and something that not every business or property owner can…

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Your Guide to Why Forklift Maintenance is Important

As a one-stop-shop for all things forklift-related, Sam’s Mechanical prides itself in being experts on forklift maintenance. Emergency repairs, parts and services, rentals, and sales—we cover it all. But why is it so important to have a forklift maintenance program in place at your facility? Previously we discussed some of the most common reasons for…

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Man making forklift repairs

3 Most Common Reasons for Forklift Repairs

When it comes to keeping your facility running, your forklifts are likely an essential part of that process. In fact, forklifts may be such an integral part of your daily work routine, that you may not know what to do when something goes wrong with one of them. So what do you do if you…

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Predictions for the Manufacturing Industry and Their Impact

As a business owner, it’s essential for you to keep up with the current news and trends that may affect your business. No matter what industry you’re in, changes in the marketplace can significantly impact your profit, and that is especially true in the manufacturing industries. If your workflow processes are not running smoothly or…

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7 Tips for Pallet Racking & Warehouse Organization

As a warehouse manager or business owner, you’re always looking for ways to make your business run more efficiently. What you may not know is that keeping your warehouse organized with pallet racking can actually make your business more profitable in the long run. So how do you organize a warehouse efficiently? Layout, proper pallet…

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