The Platinum II internal combustion or IC engine forklift gives greater horsepower and torque suitable for numerous tough outside or indoor settings. This particular machinery is capable of keeping your operation running smooth and maintaining high productivity. The Platinum II could be run by Diesel, Dual Fuel with Gas/LP, Gas or Liquid Propane. The fuel management system LP/Gas provided by Nissan makes the most of engine operation so as to offer less exhaust emissions and excellent fuel economy.
Like the car engine, the internal combustion or IC forklifts burn fuel in engines. It is most common for these machinery to be utilized for outdoor operations. This is due to electric models not being safe for use in the rain. Additionally, only internal combustion forklifts are able to handle the biggest cargo. For example, if you need more than 15,000 pounds capacity, you will definitely require an internal combustion engine.
Internal combustion lift trucks work on diesel fuel, liquid propane, CNG which is compressed natural gas and gas. Normally, the operating expenses are often highest for gasoline and lowest for diesel. Propane and CNG fuels come in somewhere in the middle. Many people choose their machinery based on existing machines and vehicles on hand. Like for example, if you currently utilize diesel vehicles and have fuel storage, it really is practical to go with diesel forklifts as well.
With their ability to refuel on the fly, the internal combustion forklift provides a huge disadvantage: they could easily be filled up at a gas pump or with a new propane canister and your lift truck can continue to function in no time. These models are less expensive initially to purchase compared to electric forklifts but really cost more per hour to operate.
Additionally, internal combustion forklifts stand up to certain kinds of misuse better than electric lift trucks. Specifically, these machines are utilized to push or tow cargo as opposed to driving and lifting. Generally, they have better top speeds and acceleration. For outdoor operation, this could really be a huge advantage.