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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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WheelieSafe Heavy Duty Electric Bin Trolley
WheelieSafe Pty Ltd
WheelieSafe Heavy Duty Electric Bin Trolley
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Sensors and Laser Measurement Technology for Materials Handling Equipment from SICK
SICK Pty Ltd
Laser Measuring Equipment from SICK is suitable for all materials handling applications
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Fully featured, highly versatile 
chain hoist
MHE-Demag Australia
MHE Demag Australia's electric chain hoists for cranes are reliable in lifting large loads through an easy to use control panel system in cranes
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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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Demag overhead cranes provide quality and efficiency
MHE-Demag Australia
MHE Demag Australia overhead crane sets are an extremely suitable solution to lifting and handling heavy loads of up to 50 tonnes
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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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Hose reels for extraction vehicle exhaust
Polex Environmental Engineering
Various vehicle exhaust extraction systems and fume extraction available to suit all airflow require
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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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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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External vibrators are used in conjunction with Peri formwork
Kennards Hire
Equipment hire specialist Kennards Concrete Care introduces a range of high frequency external concrete vibrators for use in construction projects.
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Compressed air optimisation tools
Compressed Air Australia
EXAIR air optimisation products from Compressed Air Australia helps businesses save on compressed air consumption and waste
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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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Stripwound Hose
RADCOFLEX Australia
RADCOFLEX manufactures a complete range of stripwound flexible metal hoses in galvanised and stainless steels
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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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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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Robust and Reliable Magnetic Lifters from AMF Magnetics
AMF Magnetics
Magnetic lifters from AMF Magnetics are a strong and effective alternative to traditional lifting equipment.
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Climb2 Modular Access Ladder Systems and Vertical Lifelines
Safemaster Height Safety Solutions
Climb2 Modular Access Ladder Systems and Vertical Lifelines
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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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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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WheelieSafe Pty Ltd
WheelieSafe Pty Ltd has a bin trolley for every purpose: carrying multiple bins, single very heavy bins or bin tasks that require an electrically powered trolley. Prevent OH&S injuries and increase productivity with a WheelieSafe Bin Trolley.
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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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MHE-Demag Australia
MHE Demag Australia are a multi-national specialist designer, manufacturer, supplier and installer of Electric Wire Rope Hoists, Electric Chain Hoists, Light Rail Crane Systems, Workstation Cranes, Crane Component Sets, Slewing Jib Cranes, ...
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Safemaster Height Safety Solutions
Safemaster Height Safety Solutions is a name known throughout the Height Safety industry as a leader in the innovative design, development and installation of superior fall arrest, fall restraint and rope access safety systems.
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Tsubaki Australia
Tsubaki Australia Pty Limited is a subsidiary of the Tsubakimoto Chain Co. of Japan. We are a supplier of power transmission products; industrial drive chains, attachment chains, small and large size conveyor chains; Related products include cam clutches, ...
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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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Australian Elevator Association
The Australian Elevator Association (AEA) represents the lift, moving footway and escalator industry in Australia.
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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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LINAK Australia
LINAK provide products that improve people's quality of life and working environment. The TECHLINE Division focuses on providing products for use in industrial equipment like machinery and workspace, building and construction, mobile equipment. ...
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Kennards Hire
Kennards Hire specialise in the following: Access, Air compressors, Air Tools, Automotive, Brick and Paving, Cleaning, Compaction, Concrete, Coolers, Fans and Heaters, Earthmoving, Electric Tools, Entertaining, Fastening, Floor Care, Generators, Hammers, ...
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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.
Alemlube BRP5216 safety barrier reel
Supplier news
20/11/17 - Alemlube has introduced a new safety barrier reel designed specifically to provide a temporary visual barrier.
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.
Aspac’s Athena HE
Supplier news
23/09/17 - Kennards Hire has introduced a new product to their access equipment range, designed to simplify work in tricky site conditions.
igus recently installed an energy chain system on its 1,000th ship-to-shore crane (STS)
Supplier news
23/09/17 - Motion plastics specialist, igus has completed the installation of an energy chain system on its 1,000th ship-to-shore crane (STS).
Wolfgang Puck’s LAX airport restaurant
Supplier news
21/09/17 - The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) supplied their premium grade portable barriers for installation at Wolfgang Puck’s restaurant.
E4.1L from igus is a revolutionary energy chain offering excellent flexibility for harnessing
Supplier news
24/07/17 - Treotham introduces a new energy chain from igus that can be harnessed up to 80 per cent faster than any other energy chain in the market.
Gareth Vines with the award
Supplier news
16/07/17 - Kennards Hire won the prestigious Variety International Corporate Award for their philanthropic activities in South Australia.
Lifting Made Easy
Lifting Made Easy
MHE-Demag Australia
EcoMESH Emicon Case Study v0917 computer
EcoMESH Emicon Case Study v0917 computer
SBH Solutions Australia
Drying cans with Secomak Air Knife
Drying cans with Secomak Air Knife
Hurll Nu-Way
Secomak Multi-lane Pouch Drying System
The Secomak Pouch and Ready Meal Tray Dryer is a drying system designed to eliminate the risk of processing errors by achieving exceptional drying from lead-edge to gusset at up to 550 pouches per minute.
Hurll Nu-Way
Assembling of HeatGlo Portable Infrared Heater
Assembling of HeatGlo Portable Infrared Heater
Hurll Nu-Way
VUVS
Valve series VUVG and VUVS – two ranges for lots of applications
Festo
Festo Motion Terminal – Digitalised Pneumatics
Festo Motion Terminal – Digitalised Pneumatics
Festo
Hannover Fair 2017
Hannover Messe Impressions 2017
Festo
WheelieSafe Short Video
WheelieSafe Short Video
WheelieSafe Pty Ltd
M08 Sensor Series
M08 Sensor Series
Turck Australia
Ri360-QR20 Miniture Encoder for Mobile Equipment
Ri360-QR20 Miniture Encoder for Mobile Equipment
Turck Australia
Uprox I/O-Link: Inductive Factor 1 Sensors
Uprox I/O-Link: Inductive Factor 1 Sensors
Turck Australia

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