Lead-acid batteries are absolutely vital to forklift operations, but can also lead to major headaches for fleet managers playing a guessing game with optimal battery inventory. Having too few, or even too many, batteries can negatively impact performance and operational productivity.
These tips will help you determine and maintain the right number of lead-acid batteries needed to efficiently and proactively support your fleet. read more »»
Crown has won the International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY) Award 2020 in the “Warehouse Truck Highlifter” category for the company’s ESR 1000 Series of reach trucks. A world-famous accolade for outstanding performance, the IFOY Award acknowledges the year’s best intralogistics products and system solutions. The new ESR 1000 Series won the IFOY Award 2020 on the back of multiple innovations for boosting productivity, connectivity and operator safety. These include Crown’s newly developed Gena® operating system and Xpress Lower™ mast-lowering technology. read more »»
Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, has introduced the D4 Armrest as an option for its Crown C-5 Series, Crown FC Series and Crown SC Series sit-down counterbalance forklifts. It is ergonomically designed to help improve operator experience and comfort, ultimately helping boost productivity throughout the entire operation. The armrest recently captured a GOOD DESIGNÒ Award, further strengthening Crown’s international recognition for excellence in industrial design. read more »»
The most efficient heavy-duty counterbalance forklift for warehouse and manufacturing applications to come from Crown Equipment has been launched in the Australian market.
Helping the company deliver a more extensive counterbalance forklift line-up for a wide range of warehousing requirements, the Crown FC 5200 Series provides the expected strength, stability and manoeuvrability from a brand renowned for producing equipment that stands up to the task. read more »»
Crown has elevated the style and substance of its Wave® Work Assist Vehicle® with important specification enhancements and fresh aesthetics.
The Wave’s revisions strengthen its well-known functionality, which has helped numerous organisations around the world improve workplace safety and productivity levels beyond the capability of ladders.
The new Wave 60 Series’ new AC drive motors provide powerful performance – with travel speeds of up to 8km/h and increased manoeuvrability – and improved durability.
Hand sensors help ensure operators have both hands inside the perimeter of the vehicle and on the controls during operation. Travel and lift/lower functions cease if either hand is removed from the controls.
Safety sensors below the platform disable Wave’s raise, lower and travel functions if the motor cover is obstructed.
Dual foot pedals with built-in sensors make sure operators have both feet properly positioned on the platform; if either foot is removed, travel and lift/lower functions are automatically disabled.
Stamped steel side covers, steel front, rear and side bumpers and three-spoke cast steel wheels help improve upon the renowned longevity of Crown equipment. read more »»