Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has launched a containerised ChargePod solution for electrically powered forklift trucks. The solution addresses growing customer demand for cost-effective mobile outdoor charging solutions and is suitable for customers such as sawmills, where large parts of the operations are outside, meaning that space is at a premium. The Kalmar ChargePod provides a […]
Batteries represent the first maintenance cost item for electric machines. Their lifespan widely varies according to maintenance knowledge or bad habits – some are even replaced while they could function properly with a few corrective actions. Haulotte is addressing premature battery failure with Activ’Energy Management, technology, which combines a smart charger with water refilling solutions […]
Skyjack has developed a digital product, Elevate Battery Management System (BMS), that is designed to help drive the battery health of a rental company’s fleet towards longer battery life. Extending battery life is a key goal for many rental companies as battery issues are one of the main drivers of service calls, and one of […]
USA based EnerSys, a leading company in providing stored energy solutions for industrial applications, recently showcased its virtually maintenance-free NexSys battery solutions at MODEX 2020. The NexSys battery portfolio, including NexSys PURE and NexSys iON batteries, offer warehouse and distribution centres varying technologies, enabling a hybrid power approach to material handling operations. Engineered with the latest generation of proprietary […]
05/04/2020 - 18:38 pm
LHI Jan/Feb 2021
In this month's issue
Face Time: Jim Colvin, of Serious Labs.
Pick-and-carry cranes – a green solution.
The Insider: Chris Machut, CEO at crane camera company Netarus LLC.