Replacing or repairing a forklift tire is more complicated than most people think. Unlike changing the tires for a car, changing a forklift tire involves the use of tools that most people do not own. The tools also differ depending on the type of tires that your forklift is using.
There are many types of forklift tires but they can be generally classified into 2 categories, the cushion tires and the pneumatic tires. Below are some of the problems that you may face and these will also give you a sign as to when you require repair services.
Repairs or Replacement Scenarios
1) CUSHION TIRES
Cushion tires are normally used indoors and smaller than other types of forklift tires. They are also have a smaller turning radius and are less expensive as compared to other tires.
2) PNEUEMATIC TIRES
Pneumatic tires are primarily used for outdoor work. The are normally longer and wider than the cushion tires.
In the above scenarios, it is best to get professional advice before making hasting or costly decisions. That is why we have our professional technicians and mechanics on hand to advice you on the best forklift tire repairs.
With our mobile forklift team, we try our best to provide immediate servicing and also on-site servicing for your forklifts so that your forklifts have minimal downtime and there is no severe disruption to your business operations.