WHY IS FORKLIFT BATTERY MAINTENANCE SO IMPORTANT?
You rely on your forklifts to move the inventory that drives revenue for your business. So, keeping them fully operational is essential for warehouse optimization, long-term efficiency, and business success. This starts with proper battery maintenance. After all, industrial batteries are the power behind your forklifts – without them, your valuable material handling equipment will be left sitting idle.
STANDARDIZED BATTERY PM CHECKLIST
1. Verify Battery Model and Serial Number 2. Visually inspect battery for damage/exposed cells 3. Inspect battery for plate growth 4. Perform battery dry wash, removing visible corrosion 5. Check battery cell covers, cables, connector plugs, water level, vent caps, and cable lugs 6. Measure and record open voltage for each cell 7. Measure and record loaded voltage for each cell 8. Measure and record each cell’s specific gravity
STANDARDIZED CHARGER PM CHECKLIST
1. Overall inspection of the charger assess for damage 2. Inspect cables, connectors, lugs and casing 3. Check display for faults or module failure if applicable 4. Verify proper start rate 5. Remove any dust from controller and inspect
Repairs and Additional Services
1. Battery Load Testing (initial load testing performed in the field) 2. Battery Assessment and battery reconditioning 3. Cell Replacement 4. Acid Adjustments 5. Intercell Connector and cable replacement 6. Charger diagnosis and repair 7. Site surveys and power studies 8. LP to electric conversion analysis 9. Remote Fleet monitoring Rental/Loaner batteries will be provided during shop repairs (limited availability).
FORKLIFT ENERGY SOLUTIONS
Whether you need forklift battery service, new forklift batteries, forklift battery chargers, or an electric fleet conversion – we can take your fleet and your business confidently into the future. Fill out the form below if you need forklift battery service or have a question about forklift batteries or power solutions.
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