After months of snow and record breaking temperatures, it may be time to show your forklifts some much needed attention. As we look forward to the warmer days ahead, we must first shift toward making sure that your forklifts and all other material handling equipment are running at peak performance. Here are a few simple things that should be included on your forklift maintenance checklist: Check your batteries, cables, electric wires, and spark plugs for wear and tear Inspect hoses and valves for leaks or breaks in sealing Check fluids for proper levels, color, and odor In addition to checking for current issues, it is also important to consider preventative […]
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The light kit displays red, white or blue lines on the floor to notify pedestrians of the safety boundary around an overhead crane while in operation. It also gives crane operators a “frame of reference” regarding the position of the hook & load. • (4) – 9in spotlights with 24 LED focused beams • (4) – “U” shaped adjustable mounting brackets • (4) – lens covers that turn a spotlight into a line • (1) – AC/DC power supply to power all 4 lights • Power: 120 watts – 84 watts • Voltage: 9 – 60V DC • Lumens: 12,000lm 8,400lm • Working Life: 50,000 hours CALL OUR PARTS […]
The condition of forklift tires is a crucial, yet overlooked aspect to many warehouses. Forklifts are generally responsible for carrying nearly 10,000 pounds with no suspension to cushion the ride. Meaning, your forklift tires carry all of the liability and load weight. This is why it is so important to give your forklifts the attention that they need, and to check the tires frequently in order to prevent safety hazards, as well as facility and forklift damage. So, what specifically is at stake when you operate a forklift with damaged tires? Your Operator’s Safety Similar to any equipment or machinery that requires tires, we know that they do not last forever, […]
As a company offering full warehouse solutions, we focus on making sure that we are engineering the perfect fit for your company. As you construct a brand new facility or expand existing space, we serve as a one stop shop when it comes to designing the layout of your new warehouse space. Beginning with a complete site inspection, the dedicated engineers and sales consultants within our company are able to recommend warehouse storage and automation solutions to optimize the efficiency in your new or existing warehouse space. We feature automated guided vehicles (AGVs), automated storage retrieval systems (AS/RS), as well as vertical storage systems and conveyors to get jobs done quickly […]
The Lazer Tracker™ alignment system is a great way to assist forklift operators in pinpointing fork tip placement, making for a much safer and efficient pick. This tool also remembers preset forklift levels, which also help to improve safety and productivity all around. Contact our parts department today 800-634-9010! http://www.imhlifts.com/contact-us/ Purchase now through September 30th to receive 10% off your purchase!
Illinois Material Handling, a member of the Wolter Group LLC, will be hosting the company’s first virtual reality (VR) forklift simulator demo on June 12th, 2018, in honor of National Forklift Safety Day. Forklift Simulator training allows operators to train using real forklift controls in a controlled, yet realistic environment. Virtual reality forklift driving is preferable for training new employees with little to no training, while correcting the old habits of experienced drivers. This is a free event, beginning with an introduction to the Forklift Simulator, followed by a live demo and the opportunity for attendees to try the simulator for themselves. Join Illinois Material Handling for a firsthand […]
Wisconsin Lift Truck and Illinois Material Handling Enhance Forklift Operator Training with Virtual Reality Simulators
Wisconsin Lift Truck & Illinois Material Handing, one of the Midwest’s leaders in certified forklift training, expands its safety training portfolio to include Virtual Reality Simulators for purchase or rent, to incorporate into customer training curriculums. Forklift operators experience realistic forklift controls, maneuverability and the challenges of moving product(s) and pallets all in a controlled environment with the use of VR googles. With today’s limitedworkforce talent, companies must be ready to bring workers on board whom are new to the industry. To get them up to speed quickly, it’s time to consider a new and innovative approach such as virtual reality. Not only do VR forklift simulators enhance the learning […]