Having high-quality, dependable dock equipment is important for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is safety. Eastern Lift Truck Co.’s Dock & Door Division sells all different types of dock equipment, including a variety of dock levelers and restraint systems, and provides the routine maintenance and emergency repair service needed to keep…
Use this handy reference list to determine the year of manufacture of a Hyster or Yale forklift. Locate the last character (letter) from a Hyster or Yale forklift serial number on this list to see the corresponding year of manufacture. Note: Hyster and Yale cycle through the same letter every 23 years, so you will…
Choosing the right tire option for your lift truck depends on your application. The most common tire types are pneumatic, typically for outdoor operations and cushion for indoor use. But it’s not always that black and white. Solid Pneumatic: To the uninitiated, the term ‘solid pneumatic’ sounds like an oxymoron. These pneumatic-shaped tires are similar to…
It is important to know your forklift carriage mounting class, especially when adding forks or attachments.
Quick disconnect couplings, also known as “QDCs or QDs” have many uses. They provide a safe and fast way to release and reconnect hydraulic hose connections.
What’s the first thing you think of when you read the word mast? Most people (outside our industry) think of a sailboat.
Proper industrial battery maintenance is critical to keep electric lift trucks running at optimum performance levels.
It’s that time of year again! Being prepared for colder weather is a must for any business, but especially important for those with external docks and doors.
This is a blog post about forklift tires, and specifically, the importance of proper tire care.
Safety and continuing education are ingrained into our culture at Eastern Lift Truck Co.
Businesses around the globe are struggling to meet demand with major labor shortages.