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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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Hercules-Mobile Gantry Crane for a versatile solution to transport and lifting limitations
Phoenix Lifting
Phoenix Lifting’s range of crane solutions offer strong and reliable lifting for any size application
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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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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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Forklift Service and Repairs Australia-wide
Adaptalift Hyster
Adaptalift Hyster's fully equipped service vans, service centres and branches Australia wide ensure indutry leading response and efficient service
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AMF's Ferrite magnets have a good resistance to demagnetisation and are stable in a range of temperatures
AMF Magnetics
AMF provides powerful and reliable industrial magnets in all shapes and sizes for various industries including aerospace, manufacturing and mining.
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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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Forklift Equipment for hire
Adaptalift Hyster
Adaptalift Hyster offer a wide range of forklifts, forklift trucks and walkie stackers for Long Term and Short Term Hire
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Conveyor Systems
Colby Storage Solutions
Conveyors to improve the good receipt, order fulfilment and despatch processes in distribution centres
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Measure various force and load capacities
Bestech Australia
Force transducers and load cells come in range of capacities to suit any application
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Gas, LPG, Electric and Petrol Forklifts for sale
Adaptalift Hyster
Adaptalift Hyster offers completely new forklifts for sale, available in various models and fuel types
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Signet has the right shipping carton for all of your needs
Signet
The full range of cartons for storage and/or shipping of any shape
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Powder and Granular Feeders
WAM Australia
Micro-Batch Feeders allow for all types of material to pass through
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Complete Range of Versatile Colby Racks and Shelving from Storage Ideas and Colby Storage Solutions Central
Storage Ideas
Colby racks and shelving are suitable for businesses of all sizes. They meet all relevant Australian Standards.
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Heavy Duty Winches from Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting
Heavy Duty Winches designed for manufacturing and industrial applications
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Boltless Modular Shelving and Storage Systems
Storage Ideas
Shelving Storage System for all applications from warehouse to retail, and from simple storage solutions to multi-tiered structures.
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Australian standard compliant Eye Wash Equipment, Eyewashes and Portable Eyewash Units
Spill Station Australia
Spill Station's H-P400 self contained emergency eyewash stations are ideal for the safe handling and storage of a range of DGs.
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Colby Longspan Shelving from Warehouse by Design provides you with best advice and quality products tailored to your individual needs
Warehouse By Design
Longspan Shelving is a strong and versatile storage system with a multitude of uses.
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Sentinel PL Boom Gate
Rotech Group Pty Ltd
Boom gates ranging from standard to high duty cycle that span entrances varying from 3 to 12 metres.
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Pallet Racking Systems and Drive In Pallet Racking Systems from Warehouse by Design
Warehouse By Design
Pallet racking systems designed for warehouse and storage applications
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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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Phoenix Lifting
With their expertise and extensive range of quality products, Phoenix Lifting offer customers the very best in lifting solutions. Products include cranes, hoists and winches, drum handling equipment, forklift attachments and crane attachments.  ...
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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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T.E.A. Transmissions
T.E.A. Transmissions supplies mechanical engineering, power transmission and linear motion components. Proudly Australian owned and established in 1986, T.E.A. Transmissions strives to bring you the best solutions to your engineering problems. They have ...
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Suhner (Australia)
Suhner abrasive expert offers the best range of electric, pneumatic and flex drive machines and the widest range of abrasive consumables.
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Australian Warehousing Association Inc.
Australian Warehousing Association Inc. (AusWA) is the peak body of the Australian Warehousing Companies and offers a wide range of educational, consultancy, auditing and recruitment services to their members. Australian Warehousing Association Inc. ...
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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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Bonfiglioli Transmission (Aust)
Bonfiglioli Transmission provides innovative drive solutions for all industry applications. Their range of award winning Active Inverters are supported by a dedicated technical Bonfiglioli Drive Service Centre. Bonfiglioli's products include Gearboxes, ...
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PACKSPEC
PACKSPEC, a packaging supplier and importer of paperboard recyclable pallets with two tonne capacity.
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Turck Australia
Turck Australia is a leading manufacturer of industrial and process automation products including Inductive Proximity Sensors, Capacitive Proximity Sensors, Connectors, Cables, Cordsets, Fieldbuses, Network Interface Device Products, Communication products ...
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Flex Pack Service and Supplies
Flex Pack Service and Supplies develops a range of filling machines capable of filling most non aerated liquid products into bags, drums and pails. Products include manual fillers, automatic fillers, IBC fillers and hazardous product filling systems.
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The Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) represents the interest of professionals and practitioners in Supply Chain and Logistics industry.
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CeBIT expanding drone showcase
Editorial
27/09/16 - CeBIT is expanding its drones showcase next year due to the proliferation drone technologies over the past 12 months.
Cat develops new high torque longwall drive systems
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27/09/16 - Caterpillar has unveiled new longwall armoured face conveyor high-torque drive systems at MINExpo.
 Pilotless drones for sorting centre
Editorial
22/09/16 - ​Prime Competence and Unmanned Life have announced that they have started the pilot deployment of the world’s first autonomous drone-based sorting centre.
Cylinders lift heavy weight from maintenance managers' minds
Editorial
22/09/16 - ​As cost pressures intensify on the construction, infrastructure and energy sectors, the last thing companies can afford is delays to heavy lifts.
ADAS making inroads for driver safety
Editorial
20/09/16 - ​Someday soon, self-driving cars will be a reality everywhere. But before then, Smart Driving technology will have made them safer and more connected.
High hoist speeds for Uniton crane
Editorial
11/09/16 - Konecranes’ Uniton crane will make its debut at the Australian Steel Convention to be held at Melbourne’s CBD from September 11-13.
Rent the Keysight (Agilent) AC6803A AC Power Source from Measurement Rentals
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Maintenance Management and safety in The Workplace
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21/08/16 - An unmaintained piece of equipment is a dangerous one.
RackID range of Indoor Warehouse Floor Identification Labelling
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15/08/16 - Indoor floor identification in warehouses could seem to anyone one of the simplest way to locate products, however it is one of the most complex ones.
Why the right type of racking can assist warehouse & logistics managers
Supplier news
10/08/16 - While the function of a material handling storage system designed to store materials on pallets may be similar among warehouse
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Editorial
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