MidColumbia Forklift Blog / Forklift Batteries

by Greg Ullery, on October 9, 2023 at 7:19 AM

A bad forklift battery slows down your operation and can damage your equipment. Learn how to identify a dead or dying forklift battery and when to repair versus replace it …

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by Trey Barber, on June 16, 2023 at 8:45 AM

You wouldn’t get rid of an electric forklift just because it needed a new battery, right? Of course not. You’d just replace the battery. The same logic applies to other …

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by Trey Barber, on May 24, 2023 at 11:04 AM

Every year, we answer your most pressing question in our blog. Over the past 12 months your interests focused on replacing, repairing, and modifying your existing forklift fleet. So we’ve …

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by Trey Barber, on March 3, 2023 at 10:58 AM

Every once in a while, something comes along and changes the game. The airplane changed how we travel. The internet changed how we communicate. And the lithium-ion battery changed how …

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by Trey Barber, on December 2, 2022 at 10:33 AM

It's a busy day. You've got a million-and-one things on your to-do list when you glance down at your phone and notice the battery is barely clinging on. How did …

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by Phil Hanford, on August 12, 2022 at 10:09 AM

Life can be full of hard choices. Spending resources on one thing means neglecting another. A few more hours at the office might help you toward that promotion. But it …

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by Phil Hanford, on May 13, 2022 at 3:06 PM

Stop right there. If you’re right around the corner from purchasing electric forklifts for your business, there are a few things you should know before you do. A lot of …

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by Phil Hanford, on October 23, 2020 at 4:10 PM

If you run a cold storage, multi-shift or manufacturing operation, or if your business operates on slim profit margins, this article is a must-read. If you’ve never considered lithium-ion batteries …

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by Dave Jensen, on July 31, 2020 at 10:15 AM

When a forklift battery starts going bad or suddenly dies, many companies just bite the bullet and buy a new one; but there are other options. If you don’t have …

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by Trey Barber, on June 26, 2020 at 10:07 AM

For companies using electric-powered forklifts, keeping your batteries charged is often the biggest challenge for daily operations. Traditionally charged lead-acid batteries can take a long time to charge per cycle …

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