Search the Forklift Network to Find Komatsu Forklifts
The Japanese Komatsu Group manufactures a diverse range of industrial machinery for operations world-wide. Manufacturing plants for Komatsu are located in England, Eurpoe, USA, South America and the Far East.
Komatsu Forklift Co. Ltd. were awarded the DEMING PRIZE, for achieving the highest standards of Total Quality Control in 1986. This was a world first for any fork truck manufacturer.
Komatsu forklift products include diesel, gas and electric forklifts from 1.5-16T capacity together with a range of warehouse equipment including; pallet trucks, pedestrian stackers, reach trucks and order pickers.
Whilst searching for Komatsu Forklifts in and around the UK it is worth knowing that a well-maintained electric forklift battery has an estimated life of 5-7 years however they can often last as long as ten years. But the life expectancy will be considerably reduced if it is consistently run hard and not given enough time to cool down.
While trying to find Komatsu Forklifts in and around the UK if you are looking at a used or second-hand forklift it is worth testing the hydraulic pumps before purchase as repairs can be expensive. Many forklifts have an internal chain-driven hydraulic pump that makes a clacking sound if there are major problems with it.
While investigating Komatsu Forklifts in and around the UK take into account the physical restrictions of the areas in which a machine will have to operate. In particular consider any doorways through which your forklift will have to move. If your doorways are standard 1.8m (6ft) or 2.4m (8ft) high then you obviously wont be able to use a machine with a collapsed mast height of over 3m (10ft). Before making your selection make sure that all the doorways and openings that it will need to fit through have been measured.
While searching for Komatsu Forklifts in and around the UK you should be aware that a company was fined £60,000 plus £5,000 in costs after an accident in which an employee was hit by a reversing forklift truck in their warehouse. The employee suffered severe injuries to her left leg and ankle.