The Platinum II IC or internal combustion forklift provides greater torque and horsepower suitable for a variety of tough outdoor or inside settings. This particular machinery can keep your operation running smoothly and highly productive. The Platinum II could be run by Gas, Liquid Propane, Diesel or Dual Fuel with Gas/LP. The fuel management system LP/Gas offered by Nissan makes the most of engine operation so as to offer less exhaust emissions and excellent fuel economy.
Internal combustion or IC forklifts burn fuel in engines like car engines. These models are the most common choice for outdoor applications since electric units are not able to be utilized safely in the rain. In addition, only IC lift trucks are able to handle the biggest loads. Like for example, if you require over 15,000 pounds capacity, you will certainly need an internal combustion engine.
The internal combustion forklift could be run by liquid propane, diesel fuel, gas or CNG which is compressed natural gas. The operating expenses are usually the highest for gas and lowest for diesel units. CNG and propane fuels come in somewhere in the middle. Numerous people want their machinery based on existing vehicles and machinery on hand. Like for instance, if you currently utilize diesel vehicles and have fuel storage, it is practical to go with diesel lift trucks also.
With their ability to refuel on the fly, the internal combustion lift truck provides a huge drawback: they could simply be filled up at a gas pump or with a new propane canister and your forklift can continue to function in no time. These models are less expensive to buy initially than electric lift trucks but really cost a lot more per hour to run.
What's more, internal combustion forklifts stand up to certain kinds of misuse better than electric lifts. Specifically, these equipment are utilized to tow or push loads as opposed to lifting and driving. Usually, they have better accelerations and top speeds. Within outdoor operation, this could really be a huge advantage.