The internal combustion or IC lift trucks are utilized most frequently for indoor applications such as manufacturing, trucking, warehousing and bottling. Typically, these units use solid rubber tires referred to as cushion tires. The Internal Combustion forklift units could operate either by LPG or Liquid Petroleum Gas, dual fuel or diesel. The dual fuel models run with both gasoline and LPG. These equipment can operate on either fuel but not simultaneously. Internal Combustion or IC engines are Class 4 forklifts. The engine is responsible for powering all functions of the truck, the hydraulics and truck.
Nissan's forklift Platinum II models and the GO4 Series have lifting capacities from 3000 to 11,000 lbs. They come in units powered by dual-fuel or LPG/gasoline or LPG engines. The CARB certification on these specific engines gives them the confidence to help protect the environment as it allows the forklifts to produce low emissions. The environmental certifications such as CARB, help a lot of employers provide their employees cleaner and therefore safer working environments.
Nissan's fuel management systems like the LP/Gas combinations offer optimal engine operation that will help to lessen exhaust emissions and provide fantastic fuel economy at the same time. Each and every Platinum II fork truck is equipped with their standard compressive engine protection system in place to warn operators in the event of excessive heat or a severe drop in oil pressure. This system helps to extend your drive train and engine life to help keep your lift truck investment working at its optimum ability.
As companies have tried to become more "green" to be more environmentally friendly and efficient, the dual fuel forklifts units have been making big waves in the industry. It's also a good idea to lease the machine for a while to find out if you like the way it handles before purchasing one. There are numerous options within the business today and with a little research, you could select the right model for your certain application.