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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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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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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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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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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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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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High impact swing doors
DMF International
Swingflex high impact swing doors from DMF International open both ways, are semi automated and provide more insulation from temperature and noise
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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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Heavy Duty Winches from Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting
Heavy Duty Winches designed for manufacturing and industrial applications
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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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Stripwound Hose
RADCOFLEX Australia
RADCOFLEX manufactures a complete range of stripwound flexible metal hoses in galvanised and stainless steels
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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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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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Fork Stackers for safe and efficient lifting
Richmond Wheels and Castors
Richmond's range of loading equipment makes materials handling safer and more efficient
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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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Rapid Auto Roll Doors available in various models
DMF International
The range of Rapid Roller Doors are operated manually or can be automated, custom built for use in specific warehousing requirements
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bestech Australia
Bestech Australia provides the latest in measurement and control technology to the Australian and NZ market. Bestech Australia are focused to meet the instrumentation needs of customers in: Research and Education, Automotive, Metal Industry, ...
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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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Metromatics
Metromatics manufacture and provide a range of Sunlight Readable and Industrial LCDs, Single Board Computers, Panel PC, Avionics Cards, Data Acquisition Systems, Telemetry Equipment, Automatic Test Equipment, Pressure Sensors, Force Transducers, Accelerometers, ...
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Testsafe Australia
TestSafe Australia is an internationally recognised testing, certification, research and investigation facility. It is the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and is one of a small number of  such facilities worldwide offering benchmarked ...
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Rydell Beltech Pty Ltd
Rydell Beltech Pty Ltd are a specialist belting company who can supply all types of belts and belting for a wide variety of applications and industries. These include AMtex and Ammeraal Beltech conveyor and process belting, Rapplon transmission belting, ...
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Crane Industry Association of New South Wales
The Crane Industry Association of NSW Inc. is a not for profit organisation that supports the local crane industry in NSW. The Association is recognised by the State government and the public sector as the spokesman on matters affecting both the Mobile ...
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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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Brevini Australia Pty Ltd
Brevini Australia manufacture power transmission units and supply a number of gearboxes, winches, ancillaries, modules housings, shafting bearings and a number of other related products and services. With the head office in Sydney, Brevini operate ...
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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.
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).
Polex Environmental Engineering
Polex Environmental Engineering
Polex Environmental Engineering
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
Lifting Made Easy
Lifting Made Easy
MHE-Demag 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
Field Logic Controller
Field Logic Controller
Turck Australia

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