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Forklift Truck

27 November 2018

Forklift Truck and Load Wheel

Matrix Series 4PMB Variable Torque Brakes for Forklift Trucks

A large global manufacturer of multi-directional forklift trucks needed a replacement load wheel braking solution for one of its truck models. The forklift features a steering system that allows the truck to move sideways while transporting oversize heavy loads, such as long lumber bundles.

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19 November 2018

Aerial Boom Lifts

Warner Electric Modified Model PK35 Brake for Aerial Boom Lifts

Ashwoods, a leading European electric motor manufacturer, needed a custom brake solution for use on a new line of aerial boom lifts. The motor/brake assembly, developed for one of its transmission OEMs, was designed to combine with a gearbox and sold as a complete drive package to a major aerial platform lift manufacturer.

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20 August 2018

WE PK100 Brake

Warner Electric Brake Friction Material Improves Performance in Cold and Wet Environments

Increasing consumer demand for frozen food items continues to generate significant growth in cold storage capacity around the world. Harsh environmental conditions in these facilities are challenging for both workers and equipment, including forklifts. Besides exposure to the extreme cold temperatures, forklifts are also subjected to damaging condensation that occurs as the trucks move in and out of refrigerated areas.

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26 April 2018

Forklift Brochure

Power Transmission Solutions for the Forklift Truck & Electric Vehicle Market

Altra Industrial Motion, with its industry-leading brands Guardian Couplings, Huco, Matrix, Stromag, Warner Electric and Warner Linear provide a full range of traction motor and load wheel brakes as well as customized solutions to meet specific performance and installation requirements.

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01 February 2018

Forklift Column Inches

Column inches

Few vehicles do as much steering as a forklift truck. The combination of long working hours, continual maneuvering in tight warehouse environments or repeated loading and unloading operations, means that forklift steering systems get a full workout on every shift.

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