PTB Special Products will supply remote-controlled battery exchange trucks for the Port of Singapore. The special platform trucks were developed to change out batteries for automated guided vehicles (AGVs). The Port of Singapore uses these AGVs for unattended and automatic transfer of sea containers. To ensure 24/7 availability, these electric carriers require regular battery changes. […]
ChargePod, from Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is a containerised charging solution designed to address growing demand for cost-effective mobile outdoor charging solutions. It 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 complete charging station inside a […]
Haulotte has taken steps to improve battery life with the development of Activ’Energy Management, technology, which combines a smart charger with water refilling solutions to optimise the performance and lifespan of batteries and reduces Total Cost of Ownership. Batteries represent the first maintenance cost item for electric machines. Their lifespan widely varies according to maintenance […]
Elevate Battery Management System (BMS) from Skyjack is a digital product, designed to help rental companies improve the battery health of their fleets. 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 the largest contributors to a rental […]
The new NexSys battery portfolio, including NexSys PURE and NexSys iON batteries was recently showcased at MODEX 2020. Engineered with the latest generation of proprietary Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) and advanced Lithium-ion (Li-ion) technologies, both NexSys batteries are designed to deliver simple, more productive, predictable power for a wide range of material handling applications, no matter the size […]
05/04/2020 - 19:06 pm
In this month's issue
Steven Flint joins the LEEA board. and gives a clear view for lifting.
In Face Time industry spokesmen talk about 2020.
Some of the latest developments in electric forklifts.
The growing market for low-level access platforms.
The Insider reveals seven things we have learnt in the last six months