Used Forklifts for sale in Wyoming


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Forklifts are small industrial trucks used to lift and move materials over short distances. They have a fork that is placed underneath cargo to lift it. Other forklift components include; the truck frame, counterbalance, cab, overhead guard, mast, load backrest, carriage, and tires. They use many different attachments to get the job done, including; side shifters, rotators, telescopic forks, and man baskets.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Used forklifts can range from $5,000 - $80,000, depending on the height and operating weight capacity.

  • The top forklift manufacturers include Toyota, Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Gehl, and Komatsu.

  • ​​Forklifts are often used in warehouses to unload and load goods from trucks. They are also used at recycling plants, construction sites, and dockyards.

  • The average forklift weighs 9,000 lbs.

  • Forklifts are rated for loads at a specified weight and center of gravity. The manufacturer specifies this information on a nameplate and in the owner's manual. Hydraulics are controlled with levers or electrical finger controls. Controls allow operators to raise and lower the forks and move the forklift forwards or backward.

  • When buying a used forklift, you should do a thorough inspection of the entire apparatus, including: Checking the forks for damage Looking for gaps in the lift chains Checking the safety features Checking the engine Checking the tires

  • Used forklifts are typically 30-50% cheaper than new models making buying used a fantastic option. If you have a limited budget and don't need to use the forklift often, buying used is a good option.

  • Forklift operators make anywhere from $27,000 - $50,000/year.

  • OSHA sets standard operating and safety requirements in the United States. Companies are required to develop and implement training programs based on the guidelines. You can become certified by taking an OSHA-approved course in-person or online.