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Pneumatic vs Cushion Tires

The type of tire you’re going to want to choose for your forklift fleet depends very much on the type of terrain where your trucks will be operating. The fact is most environments require specific tires, and some due diligence may be required before you make a purchase. The safety and performance of your fleet depends on this decision, so do...
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Forklift Mast Hoses

Your mast hoses don’t appear, at first glance, to do a lot of heavy lifting when it comes to your forklift, but the fact is they are critical to efficient, safe operation of your truck. This is why a daily start-of-shift inspection requirement includes the mast hoses. Even the smallest flaw or damage to a hose can cause expensive...
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Battery Option

Options.  We like to have options. Hundreds of brands of toothpaste, shampoo, dish soap- every one pretty much the same, right? There are plenty of options when it comes to batteries for your electric forklift as well. In fact, here in Atlantic Forklift Services home state of North Carolina, there are five major battery brands. Before...
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Forklift Battery Mythbusting

We’re surrounded by batteries that need to be charged, from smart phones to cameras, remotes and yes- your forklift.  For every battery type there is a charging and maintenance process that needs to be followed to get the most out of your batteries- and the process is likely different for each type of battery. There’s a LOT of bad...
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Choosing the right tires for your forklift

You, your forklift and its tires have a very special relationship. The forklift can’t really do its job without the tires, and the tires you select can make your job easier. However, choosing the right forklift tires isn’t as easy as taking the ones that come with the unit when you buy it. There’s much more to it than that. For...
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Doosan sets the bar for forklift brake systems!

No one else in the industry offers the type of braking system and brake warranty that Doosan and Atlantic Forklift Services can offer. Doosan uses an oil cooled disc brake system which uses a pump to continuously bathe the braking system - meaning you, the customer, don't have to pay for expensive add ons!  Part of this system provides more...
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Enhance productivity with reliable forklift accessories

When you incorporate accessories into your forklifts on the job, you get twice the power, with increased efficiency and versatility. Boost the usability of your most useful factory or warehouse machine — the mighty forklift — to transform its abilities from just a standard lift truck. Not only do you save time with more efficient operations,...
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Moving Parts: OEM vs Aftermarket

Many organizations consider forklifts to be one of the most vital parts or their operation. The type of parts purchased have a direct impact on the efficiency and profitability of an enterprise. The main questions to ask when ordering parts: Should I use OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) forklift parts all the time? What are the performance...
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