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Electricity and water don’t mix, until it’s time for forklift battery maintenance. Cool, refreshing, H2O doesn’t just keep your body running – water is crucial for proper battery function in electric forklifts.
Improper water levels can lower battery life and reduce cycle time between charges, decreasing your forklift’s effectiveness while increasing energy and maintenance costs.
In modern lead acid batteries that run most electric forklifts, water fills the individual cells to ensure a functional mix of the chemicals and electrolytes that power the equipment. Should water levels dip too low in your forklift battery, it can cause preventable damage to your equipment. Improper water levels can lower battery life and reduce cycle time between charges, decreasing your forklift’s effectiveness while increasing energy and maintenance costs. To prevent this damage, you should do the following:
New forklift batteries can be expensive. Take care of what you have and you’ll be a hero for your boss and your business.
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