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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.


WheelieSafe Heavy Duty Electric Bin Trolley
WheelieSafe Pty Ltd
WheelieSafe Heavy Duty Electric Bin Trolley
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cog-Veyor Sprocket Driven Hygienic Conveyor Belting
Rydell Beltech Pty Ltd
Cog-Veyor - The clean belt alternative for heavy duty areas
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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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Spill Station's Australian made Quickbund Portable Bund Solutions
Spill Station Australia
Help prevent spilt liquid substances from spreading with Spill Station's Quickbund portable bund solutions.
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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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Spill Station's Spill Response Kits
Spill Station Australia
Spill control kits from Spill Station Australia include all the elements required to clear away high
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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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Complete travel units with wheel loads up to 60,000kg
MHE-Demag Australia
MHE Demag Australia crane wheels & wheel block systems are hardwearing wheels for cranes supporting the movement and stopping of heavily loaded cranes
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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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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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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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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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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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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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DMF International
DMF International provide doors for climate and security control, including flexible PVC strip curtains, Swingflex swing doors, impact traffic doors, dock levellers, rapid auto roll doors, and Efaflex High Speed doors, Visiflex Strip Doors and Modular ...
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WAM Australia
WAMGROUP manufactures and supplies a comprehensive product range including equipment for Bulk Material Handling, Dust Filtration, Waste Water, Mixing and Vibration Technology. Strongly focused on the requirements of the market, WAMGROUP aims to produce ...
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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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AMS Instrumentation and Calibration
AMS Instrumentation and Calibration supply Industrial Instrumentation and Calibration Equipment to all industries. The product range includes Flow, Level and Pressure Meters, Sensors, Panel Instrumentation and Calibration Hardware and Software. AMS Instrumentation ...
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Hurll Nu-Way
Hurll Nu-Way is the application partner that understands how important the right equipment is for your business. That means peace of mind in knowing that you have the best possible outcome, and that’s our promise. We support you to improve your business. ...
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Gamma Solutions
Gamma Solutions offers advanced mobile data collection solutions. They provide printers, barcode systems, portable terminals, scanners, wireless networks, RFID systems and implementation services.
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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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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
Field Logic Controller
Field Logic Controller
Turck Australia
Uprox I/O-Link: Inductive Factor 1 Sensors
Uprox I/O-Link: Inductive Factor 1 Sensors
Turck Australia

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