There are four
fuel options to condsider when purchasing a forklift.
Diesel — Provides the
most torque and power for outdoor construction and jobsite applications.
Most diesel powered forklifts will be equipped with pnuematic tires.
L.P. Gas — For use outdoors
and indoors. Most Cushion Tire forklifts are powered with L.P. Gas.
Because L.P. Gas forklifts produce lower emissions, they can be used
in some indoor applications.
Gasoline — Although gasoline
is rarley used as fuel for forklifts, they are available and they can
only be used for outdoor applications due to the high amount of emissions.
Electric — For use mainly
indoors ona smooth, concrete surface. Electric forklifts can be used
outdoors when conditions are dry. They are perfect for indoor warehouse
applications because they do not produce exhaust and are quiet during