Whether in a warehouse, a delivery center, shipping and receiving or even trucking applications, pallet jacks are an indispensable tool. Using one to move heavy or bulky loads is not difficult and it will keep you from injuring yourself. There are many terms for this tool such as pallet jack, pallet truck, pump truck, or even forklift trucks. Whatever the name, they basically perform the same function, move heavy loads safely.
Front wheels are mounted inside the forks and as the hydraulic jack is raised, the forks separate from the front wheels. As this happens, it forces the load upward until it clears the floor. It is only lifted enough to the clear the floor unless dealing with a high lift pallet truck.
High lift trucks allow the user to not only move objects but also lift them up high. We carry manual and electric variations of this style pallet jack. Also below, look for a complete line up of electric forklift trucks and stackers for more versatility around your facility.
Forklift trucks come in various sizes for a full range of container sizes and weights. Weight capacities are from 2200 lbs to 5500 lbs. Lift heavy tool boxes, skid mounted pressure washers, or chemicals without risking injury to you or others. Learn general safety rules for pallet jack use and ensure taking a look around the area where you are moving the load. Be sure to check the load weight and limits of your forklift truck. Avoid strains and injuries and work quickly to move heavy items in your worksite.