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Skid Steer

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Skid Steer

The skid steer is a piece of equipment that can be found on almost every jobsite, large or small!  They are extremely useful pieces of equipment, that have many work-tools or attachments available, helping to make them even more versatile!  Buckets, forks, brooms, grapples, augers, stump-grinders, and log-splitters, just to name a few of the useful tools that are available.

Description

A skid loader, skid-steer loader, or skidsteer, is a small, rigid-frame, engine-powered machine with lift arms used to attach a wide variety of labor-saving tools or attachments.

Skid-steer loaders can be either four-wheel vehicles with the wheels mechanically locked in synchronization on each side, or machines with tracks.  By operating the left and right wheel pairs at different speeds, the machine turns by skidding, hence the name skid steer.  Because of this ability, Skid-steer loaders are capable of zero-radius, “pirouette” turning, which makes them extremely maneuverable and valuable for applications that require a compact, agile loader. When Skid-steer loaders are equipped with tracks in lieu of the wheels it is known as a multi terrain loader.

Rough Terrain Forklift

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Rough Terrain Forklift These forklifts are wonderful in their abilities!  They can reach out and over objects and obstacles to retrieve materials that are needed, and deliver them to other areas of the constructions site, and raise them to heights and distances that their Industrial Forklift counterparts could only imagine.  One thing to always bear in mind, is keep your machine and your materials as level as possible to help you stay safe!

Description

A rough terrain forklift is also called a telescopic handler, or a telehandler, named so because of the tubular “boom” that is used to place the loads that it carries. Some rough terrain forklifts have vertical masts, just like an industrial forklift, but have increased ground clearance and different tires to adjust to the uneven terrain that is typical of a construction project.  This machine widely used in agriculture and in the construction industry.  

The most common attachment for a tele-handler is pallet forks and the most common application is to move loads to and from places unreachable for a conventional forklift. For example, telehandlers have the ability to remove palletised cargo from within a trailer and to place loads on rooftops and other high places. The latter application would otherwise require a crane, which is not always practical or time-efficient.

Industrial Forklift

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Industrial Forklifts are used in warehouses, in shops and many manufacturing facilities around the world.  It takes a highly skilled Operator to do the job and to do it safely and efficiently!  We train our Operators and help them develop their skills for this highly demanding, highly rewarding equipment!  

Description

A forklift (also called a lift truck, a fork truck, or a forklift truck) is a powered industrial truck used to lift and move materials short distances. The forklift was developed in the early 20th century by various companies including the transmission manufacturing company “Clark” and the hoist company “Yale & Towne Manufacturing”. Following World War II the use and development of the forklift truck has greatly expanded worldwide. Forklifts have become an indispensable piece of equipment in manufacturing and warehousing operations.