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forklift truckclick to hear

Motorized cart for lifting and moving pallets to stack them or load them onto a truck.
forklift truck frame crosshead overhead guard mast operating lever hydraulic system engine compartment fork fork arm carriage lifting chain mast

frame click to hear

Forklift truck’s metal structure.

crosshead click to hear

Upper pulley of the hydraulic cylinder around which the chain turns to manipulate the carriage.

overhead guard click to hear

Metal framework that protects the operator and the cab against falling goods.

mast operating lever click to hear

Lever controlled by the operator to move the carriage along the masts.

hydraulic system click to hear

Device using pressurized fluid to operate the carriage.

engine compartment click to hear

Electric motor or combustion engine that supplies the power to propel the truck and operate the fork.

fork click to hear

Instrument made up of two arms that is inserted into a pallet’s entry to lift it.

fork arm click to hear

Part at a right angle that is attached to the carriage and, with its twin, makes up the fork.

carriage click to hear

Component that supports the fork arms and slides along the masts.

lifting chain click to hear

Chain that lifts and lowers the carriage along the masts.

mast click to hear

Post along which the carriage slides using a hydraulic system.