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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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Comprehensive Conveyor Belt Cleaners and Scrapers with Key Safe Blade Design from ESS Engineering
ESS Engineering Services and Supplies
The Martin XHD belt cleaners and scrapers are used for easy and effective maintenance of industrial equipment conveyor belt systems
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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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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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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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Heavy duty railway jacks and train jacks from Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting
Innovative, efficient and safe railway lifting equipment. Includes railway jacks, train jacks,
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Tailor Made Solutions for All Your Lifting Problems.
Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
Prolift offers a wide variety of materials handling solutions that can be used in numerous applications
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FSR1300 Pallet Tilter Freezer Spacer Removal Unit 001
Optimum Handling Solutions
Range of pallet inverters which provide a faster, easier and more cost effective way to rotate, switch or transfer loads and replace broke.
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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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Helical gearbox
Brevini Australia Pty Ltd
In this product range the demand for a gear program rich in variants but with a minimum number of parts have been fulfilled.
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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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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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Pallet
Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd
Pallet handling Solutions from ICA
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Conveyor Belt Cleaning Systems to suit an extensive range of applications
ESS Engineering Services and Supplies
ESS offer belt cleaning systems for longer conveyor belt life with less down time
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Belt Support Systems are low friction and self lubricating minimising wear
ESS Engineering Services and Supplies
ESS conveyor belt support systems reduce material spillage and conveyor belt damage
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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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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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PD20 Pallet Dispenser
Optimum Handling Solutions
Materials handling equipment can help decrease injury and fatigue in the workplace
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Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS)
Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd
Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) from ICA
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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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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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ESS Engineering Services and Supplies
ESS aims at providing Total Material Control® of fugitive material around conveyors to reduce the risk potential associated with fugitive material. ESS provides solutions to common problems such as spillage; carry back, blockages and dust, through custom ...
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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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Lifting Equipment Engineers Association
The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is established across the globe as the leading representative body for all those involved in the lifting industry worldwide.
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Australian Pump Industries
Australian Pump Industries provide first class products and support in pump and cleaning products. Their product range includes a vast range of pumps, cleaning equipment, hydrostatic testers, ag spray and total defense support. Based in Baulkham Hills, ...
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Hipex
Hipex is an Australian company that specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of heat exchangers, equipment and systems for the food processing industry. Their experienced staff have knowledge in almost all areas of the food processing industry, ...
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Oli Vibrators
Oli Vibrators focuses on supplying the material handling, construction and mining industries with electric and pneumatic vibrators and flow aids, including the largest electric vibrators used in the mining industry, through to the smallest material handling ...
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Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd market a comprehensive range of materials handling and lifting equipment. Their range includes Jib Cranes, Gantry Cranes, Monorail Cranes, Hoists and Winches, Forklift Attachments. 
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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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TechRentals Pty Ltd
TechRentals offers specialised test and measurement equipment for a wide range of industries. Products offered encompass electrical power measurement and analysis, general industrial applications, physical measurement, radio frequency, environmental ...
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Hylec Controls
Hylec Controls specialise in material, dynamic and multi channel testing equipment, servo-actuators and systems, electric and hydraulic shakers, package testing, environmental chambers and production leak testing.
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By Type
By combining pallet technology with innovative engineering, Australian businesses can now be provided with a turnkey palletising solution for any requirement.
Supplier news
25/11/18 - ICA has developed fixed and purpose-built systems for a demanding market serious about making transport systems a de facto storage solution.
The beverage industry now has access to a one-stop shop for world-class materials handling systems.
Supplier news
18/11/18 - Materials handling specialist Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd is making their presence felt quite strongly in the Australian beverage industry.
ICA engineers work very closely with clients to design, commission and complete the new materials handling system
Supplier news
11/11/18 - Industrial Conveying (Aust) can help facilities completely overhaul their outdated materials handling systems with very little disruption.
Porta-Davit Quantum davit crane
Supplier news
29/10/18 - Vector Lifting presents the Porta-Davit Quantum, an ultralight, rapidly deployable davit crane system weighing just 18.5kg.
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.
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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