The right tires can help reduce your forklift maintenance costs. But should you go for pneumatic tires or cushion tires? Learn all about forklift tires here.
Forklifts are not all the same. Due to their diverse applications, various types of forklifts are designed for specific tasks and working conditions. Different models and builds have differences in engine (gas, diesel, LP, electric), lift capacity, and performance.
Tire types are the most significant distinction between forklifts. You can either have cushion forklift tires or pneumatic (solid, air, foam-filled) tires. The type of tires fitted to a forklift has a profound effect on its handling, safety, and overall performance.
In this article, we look at the characteristics of both types of tires and their difference to determine when to use one type over the other.