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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.


Magswitch Hand Lifter 60-M – For all small steel handling needs!
MSA Magnetics
Magswitch Hand Lifter 60-M – For all small steel handling needs!
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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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Powr-Safe System
MSA Magnetics
Electrical Cable Safety Devices - to reduce workplace trip hazards
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Forklift Sweepers
MSA Magnetics
This handy piece of equipment hangs conveniently from forklift arms or vehicle bumpers, allowing you to ‘sweep’ contaminated areas and remove those sharp
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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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Helical gearbox
Dana SAC Australia
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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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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Magnetic Lagging by MSA
MSA Magnetics
Measure up to 2,000 gauss strength HIGHER than pulleys without Magnetic Lagging.
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Ego Winches
Dana SAC Australia
Specifically designed by Brevini Winches to satisfy the needs of companies that manufacture drilling machinery
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Schaefer Systems International (SSI) offers the Regal 3000 Modular Shelving - Industrial Shelving Units, Adjustable Shelving Systems, Pallet Racking
Schaefer Systems International
Regal 3000 modular shelving from Schaefer Systems International maximises available space and is ideal for the storage of smaller objects.
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Cart Handling
Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd
Cart Handling Systems from Industrial Conveying
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Powder Handling and Packing Systems
Matcon IBC
Matcon's lean powder handling and packaging systems are effective, fast and simple to look after. Manual and automated systems available.
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End-of-Line Automation
Robotic Automation
End-of-line solutions for use in packing and palletising automation
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Accuracy and  ease with CubiScan 1200 for difficult static and conveyor pallet Cubing requirements
CASI ANZ Pty Ltd - Cornerstone Automation Systems
Dependable and trusted CASI engineering Cubing Systems and Dimensioning solutions for exceptional operational control and efficiency.
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Metal Cutting Tools
Romheld Automation
Romheld ensure that your cutting and engraving machines are supplied with the best accessories, allowing your machines to function correctly and efficiently.
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The high quality manufacture of the Cyclone reduces turbulence during operation and increases the efficiency of the unit
Fresco Systems Australasia
Cyclone receivers are used for the efficient separation of dust and particles from an air stream.
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Fibre Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Cable Ladders and Cable Trays
Composite Engineering (formerly Grating Company)
Composite Engineering offer Fibre Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Cable Ladders and Cable Trays for protection from corrosion and unwanted electrical conductivity
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Multi-Purpose Drum Handling Trolleys
King Materials Handling
Multi-Purpose drum trolleys are perfect for drum handling operations, the swinging axle allows users to move loads efficiently and effectively.
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Adhesive lubricant spray for chain drives and conveyors
CRC Industries (Australia)
CRC Industries Tac 2 adhesive lubricant is a lubricant with strong bonding ability ideal for bonding to chain and wear surfaces
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MSA Magnetics
MSA Magnetics 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 solutions ...
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The Australian Trellis Door Company
The Australian Trellis Door Company specialises in expanding steel trellis security doors, trackless barriers, aluminium roller shutters, security plantation shutters, folding closures, removable bars, domestic, commercial and industrial. National representation.
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Crane Association of Western Australia
Established in 1989, The Crane Association of WA is a service organisation dedicated to representing companies which own, operate, hire, manufacture and market mobile cranes.
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Dwyer Instruments
Dwyer Instruments are a leading manufacturer in the controls and instrumentation industry, they continue to grow and serve major markets including, but not limited to HVAC, Chemical, Food and Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Oil and Gas, Wastewater and Pollution ...
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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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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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Burkert Fluid Control Systems
Bürkert has been a powerhouse in fluid control systems for 70 years. Their expanding global network, combined with ongoing optimisation of processes, allows them to exchange experience across borders and deliver solutions more effectively. In the Pacific ...
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Hospitality Magazine
Hospitalitymagazine.com.au is an online venture of the Hospitality Group publishing arm of Reed Business Information (RBI). We make it easy for you to keep up with hospitality industry news. All stories are archived. They are searchable by a keyword ...
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Compressed Air Australia
Compressed Air Australia offers high quality, energy-conserving solutions that solve problems in industrial plants. Compressed Air Australia is a leading distributor of: EXAIR compressed air products that blowoff, vacuum, cool, vent, dry, convey ...
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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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Turck Australia
Turck Australia is a leading manufacturer of reliable factory and process automation products, including Inductive Proximity Sensors, Capacitive Proximity Sensors, Connectors, Cables, Cordsets, Fieldbuses, Network Interface Device Products, Communication ...
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Australian Industrial Truck Association
The Australian Industrial Truck Association (AITA) represents the interests of the major suppliers of lift trucks and associated equipment in Australia. The major focus of AITA is to ensure the highest possible standards of performance, safety ...
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Digital lifting inspection can be completed via a paperless inspection application run on any mobile device
Supplier news
07/09/19 - Whether you are using leased or rental assets or your own lifting equipment, it is fundamental that you have a lifting inspection procedure in place.
The 500-ton process crane in Kranbau Köthen's production facility. The energy chain from igus can be seen.
Supplier news
23/06/19 - The Kranbau Köthen GmbH has built a process crane featuring a lifting capacity of 500 tons.
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.
 Heavy Duty Screw Jack Systems Australia - ZIMM
The ZIMM Screw Jack range is a modular system of components that can be combined to deliver you a complete lifting and handling solution.
T.E.A. Transmissions
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
Field Logic Controller
Field Logic Controller
Turck Australia
M08 Sensor Series
M08 Sensor Series
Turck Australia
MOBILE SECURITY BARRIER
MOBILE SECURITY BARRIER
The Australian Trellis Door Company
PORTABLE SECURITY GATES
PORTABLE SECURITY GATES
The Australian Trellis Door Company
Risk Assessment
Risk Assessment
The Australian Trellis Door Company
COMPLIANCE WITH D1/D2 OF THE BCA – EMERGENCY EGRESS
COMPLIANCE WITH D1/D2 OF THE BCA – EMERGENCY EGRESS
The Australian Trellis Door Company
WIND OVERTURN TEST/TEMP FENCING – AS 4687
WIND OVERTURN TEST/TEMP FENCING – AS 4687
The Australian Trellis Door Company
Jemmy 1
Jemmy 1
The Australian Trellis Door Company
IMPACT TEST/TEMP FENCING – AS 4687
IMPACT TEST/TEMP FENCING – AS 4687
The Australian Trellis Door Company

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