MAINTENANCE OF FORKLIFTS - OD1660 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
ROUGH-TERRAIN, 6000 POUND FORKLIFT TRUCK.
over all types of terrain.
It has front and rear axle steering,
which enables it to move sideways at 20 angles and gives the forklift
a shorter turning radius. The forklift can be operated in two-wheel
or four-wheel drive, enabling it to travel through mud, snow, sand,
and up steep grades with equal mobility.
The forklift has fording
capability up to five foot waves.
The body and forks for the
forklift may be tilted right or left in relation to the front axle.
The forks are extended by hydraulically operated telescoping arms
which reach out, up, or down to handle loads. A hydraulic cylinder
moves the fork right or left from center to lift off-center loads.
operated power steering, and a torque converter.