If you’re thinking of buying a forklift battery, it can be helpful to know a little bit more about how they’re designed. With that goal in mind, here’s a brief guide to the anatomy of a lead acid forklift battery. (For more detailed information, see the Battery Intelligence section of our website.)
The first thing to understand about a forklift battery is that it isn’t just for powering your forklift. These batteries are heavy, so they also provide extra weight, which makes it easier for the forklift to pick up heavy objects by acting as a counterweight.
The next thing to understand is that it’s important to follow all safety procedures strictly. Serious accidents can occur if safety standards aren’t followed.