Electric Forklifts

Electric forklift trucks are some of the most popular kinds of forklifts for a wide range of material handling applications. Not only are they the most environmentally friendly option of any forklift fuel type, they don’t give off any harmful fumes or emissions. That’s just one of the reasons why they are so popular for use indoors, particularly in confined or cramped spaces. 

Here at TAG Forklifts, we are proud to offer one of widest ranges of electric forklifts for sale or hire in Manchester and the surrounding areas. Whether you’re looking for an electric forklift for internal or external use, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our experienced team today.

Our Wide Range of Electric Forklifts:

How Do Electric Forklifts Work?

An electric counterbalance forklift is powered by a battery and an electric motor and requires very little maintenance. This makes them ideal for operations that require a reliable machine that can be used almost all day, every day. Plus, their quiet operation allows them to work in close proximity with other personnel without any disruption or danger from loud engine noise. 

Electric forklifts are also incredibly durable machines that can last for years with proper maintenance and use. This makes them an excellent long-term investment for any business that needs a reliable machine to get the job done right. In addition, their low operating costs make them much more affordable than other lift truck types. 

Finally, electric forklifts are incredibly easy to manoeuvre and can be used in almost any environment. Whether you need to move materials in a tight warehouse or outdoors, electric forklifts can make the job much faster and easier. With their powerful motors, they are capable of lifting heavier loads than other lift truck types, making them perfect for any heavy-duty operation. 

Overall, electric forklifts offer an efficient and cost-effective way to transport materials and complete tasks quickly, particularly indoors.

Can I Hire an Electric Forklift From TAG?

Yes, you can! In addition to electric forklifts for sale, we can also provide a wide range of forklifts for hire and rental. Whether you only need a forklift for a small amount of time, or it just makes more sense to hire than purchase for your business, we are here to help.

For short or long-term electric forklift hire in Manchester, Liverpool or elsewhere in the North of England, call our friendly and experienced team today.

For Reliable Electric Forklift Hire, Sales & Maintenance, Contact Us Today

Here at TAG, we can provide a diverse range of forklifts trucks in Manchester with electric batteries. From tried and tested Hyundai forklifts to combilift forklifts, Linde and Aisle Master lifts, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

We’re proud to offer a complete range of electric forklift services, including sales, hiring and servicing to suit your needs. For more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our experienced team today.

Electric forklift trucks are powered by electricity and use a battery system to store energy for operation. They are designed to be efficient, cost effective and have a low environmental impact. Electric forklifts can lift loads up to several tons and can be used for a variety of applications in warehouses, construction sites, gardens, factories, etc. Their advantages include reduced noise levels, no fumes or emissions from the engine, lower maintenance costs and fuel savings associated with recharging the batteries overnight instead of refilling tanks with diesel or gas. 

An electric counterbalance forklift is a type of lift truck that has a counterbalance weight at the rear of the machine to counteract the weight of the loads being lifted.

An electrically counterbalanced forklift truck offers many benefits, such as improved efficiency and productivity, lower maintenance costs, less noise pollution and no emissions. They are also safer to use than diesel or gas powered models due to the reduced risk of flammable fuels being stored on-site. Additionally, electric counterbalance trucks offer more maneuverability in tight spaces and greater traction control which helps reduce tire wear. As such, electric forklift trucks are ideal for a range of indoor applications

Electric counterbalanced forklifts run on rechargeable batteries rather than diesel or gas, making them more efficient and cost-effective over time. They are also much quieter than their diesel or gas counterparts, require less maintenance, and produce zero emissions. Furthermore, electric forklifts provide greater maneuverability in tight spaces and improved traction control which leads to less tire wear. 

Typically, electric forklifts are used for indoor material handing applications. Some electric forklift models may not have the same lifting capacity as a diesel or gas model, so it is important to consider your material handling needs before selecting a model. Furthermore, electric forklifts require charging, whereas other models can simply be refueled on-site. If the battery runs out during operation, there’s no option for refueling aside from charging the battery again – something which often needs to be left overnight.

In these instances, it’s no surprise that gas forklifts and diesel forklifts are more popular choices for external projects, or those worksites which aren’t close to a consistent and reliable source of electricity.

The handling capacity of a 4 wheel electric forklift depends on a range of factors, including the model of electric forklift that you’re using. Whether you choose to purchase or hire a forklift, electric forklift trucks feature a range of different strengths, including a variety of carrying capacities, lift heights, energy efficiency, load handling and much more. For more information on the handling capacity of each forklift, it’s better to check the actual product page before you hire or buy. Alternatively, you can get in touch with the experienced team at TAG Forklifts – we’re more than happy to help you find the most efficient electric forklift to suit your needs. 

Electric forklifts offer several advantages over traditional fuel types, including quieter operation with no exhaust emissions, lower maintenance costs due to fewer moving parts, and much lower fuel costs associated with recharging the battery overnight.

Electric forklifts typically use deep-cycle lead-acid batteries or lithium-ion batteries. Lead-acid batteries have a longer life cycle but are heavier than lithium-ion ones, whereas lithium-ion batteries provide more power for their size and weigh less overall.

The time it takes to recharge an electric forklift truck battery depends on the size of the battery and the charger used. Generally, small batteries can be fully recharged in 4-6 hours while larger batteries may take 8-10 hours or even longer. For a more precise answer, take a look at some of the specific electric forklift trucks above.

Yes, most electric forklifts are capable of towing trailers and carrying heavy loads. However, always check with your manufacturer to ensure that the model you are using is suitable for such tasks.

Electric forklifts are generally much quieter than their diesel or gas counterparts. Noise levels vary according to the model and type of electric forklift being used, but are generally around 70 dB. This is significantly lower than diesel or gas forklifts which can reach up to 120dB.

Electric forklifts are the most environmentally friendly option of all the fuel types, as they give off no fumes or harmful emissions while in operation, as well as being much quieter and therefore more comfortable for drivers when used in confined spaces. This makes them a great choice for those looking to reduce their environmental impact.

On-site safety restrictions may apply, but other than that, you can use an electric forklift anywhere you can use a diesel- or gas-powered forklift. You can even use a forklift on a public highway if you’re travelling less than 1000 yards.

Yes, it is important to have the correct forklift insurance coverage in place if you plan to operate an electric forklift truck. A comprehensive policy should cover damage caused by accidents, negligence or other unforeseen circumstances. It is also recommended to contact your insurer prior to purchasing a new model or making major modifications to an existing one to make sure that your coverage is still valid.

The total running costs of an electric forklift truck vary depending on the make and model, as well as how it is used. Generally speaking, electric forklifts are more expensive up front but have low-cost maintenance requirements compared to their diesel or gas counterparts. Additionally, the running cost for electricity is usually lower than for other fuel types so operating costs will be kept down in the long run.

Electric forklift trucks are generally very reliable due to their robust construction and low maintenance requirements (due to fewer moving parts). Many models come with a warranty for added security, so it is important to check the manufacturer’s policy before buying.

Most electric forklift trucks come with at least a one-year warranty from the manufacturer, although you should always check this prior to purchase as longer warranties may be available depending on the model and make. 

Additionally, many manufacturers offer extended warranties for an additional cost which can give you peace of mind for years to come. The warranty will cover any defects in the parts or components of the forklift and may also provide additional services such as technical support or maintenance. It is always worth checking with your supplier to see if they offer any extended warranties for their products.

Yes, the electric forklifts provided by TAG Forklifts are environmentally friendly as they produce zero emissions and have low energy consumption.

Electric counterbalance forklifts offer several advantages, including lower operating costs, reduced maintenance requirements, quieter operation, and improved ergonomics.

Yes, the electric forklifts offered by TAG Forklifts are suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications, providing versatility and flexibility.

Yes, TAG Forklifts provides comprehensive maintenance and service support for all electric forklifts to ensure their optimal performance and longevity. If you’re looking for a long-term partner, offering forklift servicing and maintenance, hire and even sales, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.