Tag: forklift

A forklift (also called a lift truck, a fork truck, or a forklift truck) is a powered industrial truck used to lift and move materials short distances. Forklifts are rated for loads at a specified maximum weight and a specified forward center of gravity. This information is located on a nameplate provided by the manufacturer, and loads must not exceed these specifications. In many jurisdictions it is illegal to remove or tamper with the nameplate without the permission of the forklift manufacturer.

The Future of Fuel Cells

The Future of Fuel Cells

In motor racing, a fuel cell consists of a container that protects a bladder and baffle so that, in the event of a crash, the fuel is contained, keeping the driver safe from fire. In the broader context, fuel cells are devices that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy,

Komatsu America Corp. introduces the new PC390LCi-11 intelligent machine control hydraulic excavator

Komatsu America Corp. introduces the new PC390LCi-11 intelligent machine control hydraulic excavator

First 3D semi-automatic excavator to combine 36-ton-machine speed, next-size-class-up stability and intelligent machine control accuracy conveniently located in the operator joystick 

Rolling Meadows, Ill., — March 20, 2018 – Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new PC390LCi-11 hydraulic excavator, the first 3D semi-automatic excavator

Komatsu-Owned Dealers Phasing Out Sales of Wirtgen Products

Komatsu-Owned Dealers Phasing Out Sales of Wirtgen Products

Rolling Meadows, Ill., — March 12, 2018 – Komatsu America Corp. today announced an agreement with Wirtgen America to phase out the sale of Wirtgen products by Komatsu-owned dealers in the USA.  Komatsu America and Wirtgen America decided this phase out is in the best interest of both companies.

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Project Profile: Shredded Electronics

Project Profile: Shredded Electronics

Sunnking, Inc. is an R2/RIOS certified electronics recycler with more than 15 years of experience working in Western New York. They specialize in collecting, refurbishing, reselling, and recycling electronic products from residential, commercial, and municipal customers. Over the past five years, Sunnking has seen substantial growth in the volume of

Tire Technologies for Special Applications

Tire Technologies for Special Applications

While local people in the Amazon rainforest were well aware of the “trees that dripped tears,” rubber as we know it now, was so named because it was discovered to “rub out” pencil marks off paper. But it was not always the commodity it is today. European industrialists began exploring

Project Profile: Trenchless Repair of Elliptical Culverts in New York

Project Profile: Trenchless Repair of Elliptical Culverts in New York

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has successfully rehabilitated multiple failing culverts with a trenchless, centrifugally cast concrete pipe (CCCP) solution. Having completed several pilot projects—and specifying the solution for an emergency rehabilitation of a 300-foot, 36-inch corrugated metal pipe (CMP) culvert running under six lanes of Interstate

Continuous Improvement

Continuous Improvement

Waste collection does not stay constant. Like any other industry, it changes and grows with each new innovation in machinery or technique. Other industries consciously adopt the formal process of “continuous improvement” to advance their capabilities and improve the quality of their products and services. Waste collection is no different.

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