If you are looking for new forklifts for sale, you have definitely come to the right place. Universal Forklifts specialises in the sale of many different types of forklifts, both new and used, including gas forklifts, otherwise known as LPG forklifts. Most gas forklifts are powered by liquefied petroleum gas and provide a number of benefits. We discuss a few of them below.
The Benefits of Gas Forklifts
Seamless Indoor and Outdoor Operation
The number one reason why you may choose to buy a gas forklift, as opposed to an electric forklift or a diesel forklift, is because most gas forklifts have been designed to operate seamlessly both indoors and outdoors, making them a convenient option particularly if your business performs jobs within both environments.
Great Choice for a Tight Budget
Gas forklifts are also known to be cheaper to buy than many other types of forklifts, at least in the short term, and so are a great choice if you are on a tight budget. Just keep in mind, though, that fuel and maintenance costs are higher than some alternatives.
Easy to Find New Parts
Due to the fact that the majority of gas forklift engines are derivatives of car engines, it is usually quite easy to find new parts if ever your forklift requires replacements or repairs. This means that they are easier and faster to fix and maintain.
Quiet and Eco-Friendly
Gas forklifts are generally quieter than diesel forklifts (although not quite as quiet as electric forklifts) and also slightly more eco-friendly.
Outperform Other Types Of Forklifts
More often than not, gas forklifts outperform all other types of forklifts – this is true especially from an acceleration perspective. In addition, gas forklifts are also usually faster when it comes to both travel speeds and lift speeds. This is due in large part to their more responsive engines and their superior power-to-weight ratios.