Stärke & Komatsu Cushion Tire Forklifts
Choosing the Right Forklift For The Job
Choosing the right tires when purchasing or renting significantly impacts forklift handling, safety characteristics and maintenance expenses. The right tire really means choosing the right machine for your workplace.
What is a Cushion Tire Forklift?
If most of your lifting will take place indoors on smooth dry floors or with light outdoor usage on asphalt, then cushion tires will do the job. Cushion tires generally provide great traction on smooth surfaces and traction tires will easily give better traction outdoor preventing it from getting hung up.
Cushion tire are made of smooth or solid rubber and has a smaller turning radius making it ideal for manufacturing facilities that have less space than a warehouse. Transporting palletized loads to & from the loading dock and storage area with ease. Cushion tired forklifts are lower to the ground than pneumatic tired forklifts, making them more useful in low clearance application.
Cushion tire forklifts are available for use with LPG (propane), Gasoline, Diesel or Electric. Electric trucks are only available in cushion tire. Cushion tire forklift capacities can range from 3,000lb to 100,000 lbs
Komatsu BX50 Series IC Cushion
Komatsu’s heart-of-the-line BX50 series redefines the forklift once again. Whether your application calls for an agile and maneuverable cushion tire model for indoors, or the flexibility and power of a pneumatic model for outdoors, the BX50 series is sure to meet your needs. The BX50’s superior performance can increase productivity, minimize operator fatigue, reduce operating costs and improve the working environment. Boost your bottom line now—put a BX50 to work in your application today.
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