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If you are currently in the market for a new forklift to meet the material handling needs of you or your company, it can often be difficult to decide upon the right type of forklift, with both cost and site specific requirements playing a role in your eventual decision.
Forklift picThe decision between Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) comprising of LNG or diesel powered machines, and Battery Electric Forklifts can usually be weighed up by comparing the financial and environmental costs.
Batteries have been in a materials handling context for at least 200 years, the most common battery currently used in the materials handling industry is the lead acid battery.
The two main types of forklift are LPG and battery electric.
Which should you choose?
Ferret has broken down the pros and cons of these systems, to help you choose what is right for you. To read more, click here and find your lifting solution.


Magnetic Lagging by MSA
Magnet Sales Australia
Measure up to 2,000 gauss strength HIGHER than pulleys without Magnetic Lagging.
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Slewing jib cranes from Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting
Lifting loads just got easier with Vector's full range of practical and versatile cranes and hoists,
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Lifting Handling Equipment, Pneumatic Hoists, Explosion Proof Hoists, Portable Hoists
Vector Lifting
Electric and pneumatic hoists enable you to lift a variety of heavy objects. They ensure safety comes first in your workplace.
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VEGAMIP Microwave Switch for Level detection
VEGA Australia
VEGAMIP 61 microwave switches or barriers are sturdy, immune to grime build up and are consistently dependable even in intense process conditions.
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Phoenix Gantry Crane Systems
Phoenix Lifting
Pheonix Lifting have an broad range of cranes to suit most lifting needs.
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250-750kg Goods Lift 001
Optimum Handling Solutions
Optimum Handling Solutions provide a range of goods hoist for the safe and efficient movement of products.
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Self contained pasteurisers for small batch testing
Hipex
Pasteurisation systems break off undesired micro organisms and fibres from a product ensuring it is ready to be safely sold
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Lightweight Horizontal Rollers
Richmond Wheels and Castors
Richmond Pipe Rollers are available in various designs to handle different pipe diameters and load capacities
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Cage attachments for Forklifts from Prolift Solutions
Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
Prolift Solutions provide a waide range of hydraulic and non hydraulic forklift attachments
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Skybridge2 Modular Walkway System with Handrails
Safemaster Height Safety Solutions
Secure and durable height access systems, Safemaster's Modular walkways are lightweight and are maintenance free
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Skybridge2 Roof Walkway Systems
Safemaster Height Safety Solutions
Safemaster's Skybridge2 Roof Walkway Systems are designed for construction and industrial applications
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Aerosol Monitors
TechRentals Pty Ltd
A wide range of Physical Measurement and Non Destructive Test Equipment from TechRentals available for rent or purchase with many applications.
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Holding magnets - D36mm42mm48mm60mm75mm with threaded hook
AMF Magnetics
Neodymium Holding Magnets from AMF Magnetics are a versatile solution to hold, lift or separate a variety of metallic objects.
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Forklift Sweepers
Magnet Sales Australia
This handy piece of equipment hangs conveniently from forklift arms or vehicle bumpers, allowing you to ‘sweep’ contaminated areas and remove those sharp
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Ego Winches
Brevini Australia Pty Ltd
Specifically designed by Brevini Winches to satisfy the needs of companies that manufacture drilling machinery
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Powr-Safe System
Magnet Sales Australia
Electrical Cable Safety Devices - to reduce workplace trip hazards
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Rapplon Flat Transmission Belting/Beha PU cords from Rydell Beltech Pty Ltd
Rydell Beltech Pty Ltd
Coupled with a range of innovative joining tools and expert advice Rydell and Beha can bring a solution to any application.
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PT1500 Powered Turn Table
Optimum Handling Solutions
Optimum Handling Solutions provide a range of manual and automatic pallet turntables for a variety of applications.
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Double Scissor Lift Table
Optimum Handling Solutions
Scissor lifts for packaging and palletising. Available in electric hydraulic, static spring and mobile models
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Prolift provides tailor made Crane Handling Solutions.
Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
Advisors from Prolift can recommend the correct crane equipment that is required for a variety of applications
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SICK Pty Ltd
SICK Pty Ltd is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products for Factory Automation, Logistic Automation and Process Automation applications. Whether automating factories or optimising distribution ...
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Magnet Sales Australia
Magnet Sales Australia are distributors of high quality magnetic equipment for the welding, fabrication, woodworking and lifting industries. With a direct focus on improving the safety, efficiency and productivity of industrial operations, we provide ...
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Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting provide cranes, hoists, attachments and accessories. Specialising in the design and manufacture of materials handling equipment and is a leading manufacturer of railway lifting equipment and jib cranes in Australasia.
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Australian Beverages Council Ltd
The Australian non-alcoholic beverages industry through its industry association The Australian Beverages Council Ltd (ABCL) is committed to providing consumers with accurate information about the role of commercial beverages to Australians’ diets. Members ...
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Caps Australia
CAPS is Australia’s largest locally-owned air compressor and power generator solution company. CAPS Australia designs and manufactures an extensive range of products at its production facility in Australia, and uses many Australian component suppliers ...
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Compressed Air Australia
Compressed Air Australia offers high quality, energy-conserving solutions that solve problems in industrial plants. Compressed Air is a leading distributor of: EXAIR compressed air products that blow off, vacuum, cool, vent, dry, convey and neutralise ...
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Festo
Festo is a leading global supplier of pneumatic and electric drive technology with a comprehensive range of products and services for industrial and process automation from individual components to complete systems. Festo's portfolio of products ...
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VEGA Australia
VEGA (Australia) is a specialist level and pressure measurement company employing technologies including Radar, Ultrasonic, Guided microwave, Vibration and capitance to provide reliable continuous or point level measurement of liquids ...
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Australian Industrial Truck Association
The Australian Industrial Truck Association (AITA) represents the interests of the major suppliers of lift trucks and associated equipment in Australia. The major focus of AITA is to ensure the highest possible standards of performance, safety ...
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Allplastics Engineering
Allplastics Engineering specialise in architectural plastic materials, with over thirty years experience in the machining of plastics. Allplastics Engineering provides building, industrial and architectural plastic rod, sheet and tube as well as cutting ...
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AMF Magnetics
AMF Magnetics carries the largest range of magnets in Australia (over 400 different sizes and grades), servicing customers in the aerospace, manufacturing, mining, automotive, engineering, electronics, craft, therapeutic and printing industries, ...
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OTB Products
OTB Products provide a range of personal and body products such as cool zone vests, cool ties, neck and wrist wraps, cooling products and cooling seat pads. OTB Products also provide personal safety products for the workplace, safety matting, safe communication ...
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ICA’s automated order fulfilment SKU system
Supplier news
16/10/18 - ICA offers enhanced automated order fulfilment SKU (Stock Keeping Unit) systems that can be individually tailored for any company.
With ICA’s automated handling solutions, loads are prepared on the loading dock
Supplier news
08/10/18 - ICA offers complete automated handling solutions for bulk loading and unloading of palletised products into, and out of trucks, containers and warehouses.
South of Perth Yacht Club
Supplier news
12/08/18 - Vector Lifting has designed and developed a specialised yachting jib crane that minimises risk, environmental damage and costs.
New luffing winch from Vector Lifting
Supplier news
12/08/18 - Vector Lifting recently manufactured a new luffing winch for an iron ore stacker.
Heavy Duty Line Vacs are powerful in-line conveyors that transport high volumes of material through ordinary hose or tube
Supplier news
12/07/18 - Compressed Air Australia introduces a new line of heavy duty air powered conveyors from EXAIR, designed for rugged, industrial applications.
Honeywell CV41 vehicle mount computer
Supplier news
12/05/18 - Gamma Solutions introduces the Honeywell CV41 vehicle mount computer recommended for forklift applications.
Portaboom has transformed traffic management by enhancing the safety aspect
Supplier news
10/12/17 - Kennards Hire has introduced a new portable boom gate to their broad traffic management product range.
A recent installation at a new BWS store in Chadstone, Victoria
Supplier news
06/12/17 - The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) is the preferred supplier of portable fencing to the BWS liquor group across Australia.
ZIMM screw jack systems
Supplier news
01/11/17 - T.E.A. Transmissions offers a range of screw jack systems designed for lifting applications requiring high precision, load capability and reliability.
Ket-Twist 660 double telescopic crank lifting system
Supplier news
29/10/17 - T.E.A. Transmissions announces the release of Ket-Twist, a fast, double telescoping, crank-operated lifting system from Ketterer.
Ikea Richmond featuring ATDC’s expanding barricades
Supplier news
16/10/17 - Ikea’s Richmond store in Melbourne has been secured against unauthorised access using expanding barricades from The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC).
Conveying goods precisely and quickly with igus knife edge rollers
Supplier news
02/10/17 - Knife edge rollers from igus are offering optimum results in high speed conveying applications through precise and quick movement of goods.
Festo @ Achema: Impressions 2018
Festo @ Achema: Impressions 2018
Festo
Compact and cost-effective: The multi-axis system for batter
Compact and cost-effective: The multi-axis system for battery manufacturing
Festo
Festo: Highlights 2018
Festo: Highlights 2018
Festo
Gentle and secure transport of wafers
Gentle and secure transport of wafers
Festo
Inspired by nature - Bionic Learning Network
Inspired by nature - Bionic Learning Network
Festo
Festo @ Hannover Messe: Impressions 2018
Festo @ Hannover Messe: Impressions 2018
Festo
M08 Sensor Series
M08 Sensor Series
Turck Australia
Uprox I/O-Link: Inductive Factor 1 Sensors
Uprox I/O-Link: Inductive Factor 1 Sensors
Turck Australia
Field Logic Controller
Field Logic Controller
Turck Australia
Ri360-QR20 Miniture Encoder for Mobile Equipment
Ri360-QR20 Miniture Encoder for Mobile Equipment
Turck Australia
Pull Test
Pull Test
The Australian Trellis Door Company
CLIMBING TEST/TEMP FENCING
CLIMBING TEST/TEMP FENCING
The Australian Trellis Door Company

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