Pallet trucks are the primary piece of equipment used in warehouses and other industrial places to transport goods. One thing is for sure, pallet trucks are one of the most used pieces of equipment in industrial settings and when they become damaged it can cause no end of workplace disruption.
The majority of pallet trucks are designed to withstand frequent use, so the likelihood of them malfunctioning all the time is slim. That being said, it's recommended that you spend a little bit of time inspecting and servicing your pallet trucks so they don't break unexpectedly.
Follow our step by step pallet truck service guide to keep all of your pallet trucks running smoothly.
Step 1 - Inspect
Are there any problems that jump out at you right away? Eg. the wheels are damaged/missing or the forks aren't straight.
If so, this pallet truck should no longer be used in the workplace as it poses a potential safety hazard. Seek out replacement parts & repair the pallet truck before putting it back in service. Generally speaking, if your pallet trucks have been used carefully and correctly by a trained operative then they should be in relatively good working order with no obvious damage.
Step 2 - Test
If everything looks ok with the pallet truck, it's time to move on to the second phase of your pallet truck service- testing whether the pallet truck works or not! To test the truck, load the truck will a pallet and check each functionality one by one. As someone who works with pallet trucks, it's likely you'll spot any faults right away!
Take note of the issues you come across, especially if you'll be passing the truck over to a separate repair team following your inspection!
Step 3 - Repair
Now that you've identified problems with your pallet truck, it's time to make any necessary repairs and get your pallet truck back out to work in no time. Here are a few problems that you may notice as you carry out your pallet truck inspection, and some ways you might be able to solve them.
Problem: The pallet truck's jack is unable to lift the load:
- Air trapped inside the hydraulic pump - To fix this problem, all you need to do is displace the air bubble inside the mechanism. Try pumping the lever rapidly 10 - 15 times (or until the problem no longer persists).
- Hydraulic pump fluid is running low - Make sure the pallet truck is in the lowered position. Remove the plug that keeps the hydraulic fluid vessel sealed and re-fill the oil reservoir. If the problem persists, you might have to drain the pallet truck and start again.
Problem: Pallet Truck won't move:
- The wheel is damaged - Try taking off the wheel and re-attaching it, ensuring that the wheel fits as it should be and nothing is obstructing the wheel. If the problem persists try replacing the wheel.
These are just a few problems you might encounter with your pallet trucks. Contact us on 0117 9381 600 for more advice.
If you can't find a solution or you want to replace a faulty pallet truck, take a look at the different pallet trucks we have to offer:
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Planning on hitting some of the amazing festivals taking place in the UK this summer? Make sure you're well prepared with one of our best festival trolleys! If you're camping at the festival site for the weekend, you'll need an efficient and hassle-free way to transport your gear to and from the site, allowing you to relax and enjoy your weekend without any unnecessary hassle.
Hauling your list of 'essentials' to and from your chosen camping spot is no easy task, especially when you have adverse weather conditions to contend with! For this reason, we stock a choice of the best festival trolleys here on our website, which are designed to make your journey easier and far more efficient.
Here's a closer look at the best festival trolleys we have in stock...
Best Festival Trolley for Large Loads
If you need to move a large, heavy load, then our 300kg utility cart is the best festival trolley for you. As you can see from the image above, this is one of our best festival trolleys because it has the ability to cope with a variety of large items, making it the perfect for moving your backpacks and camping gear all in one go.
In addition, it also has collapsible sides right the way around the trolley, making it perfect for unloading and transporting your items with ease! Find out more about this trolley by clicking the button below.
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Best Festival Trolley for Easy Storage
If you're travelling to your festival by bus, or you simply have limited space in your vehicle, it's likely that you will be looking for a festival trolley that's easy to store. Our collapsible festival trolleys are ideal for that very reason, thanks to their ability to be folded down and opened for use with very little effort!
Although at 60kg the load capacity is slightly less than our larger, more industrial trolleys, this still gives you the ability to transport a variety of items. This festival trolley is incredibly easy to fold away when not in use, making it the perfect festival companion! Click the button below to shop:
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If you have any questions about our range of festival trolleys, don't hesitate to get in touch! Give us a call on 0117 9381 600 or drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sack trolleys are the quintessential item for moving sacks around the warehouse. There really is nothing better to do the job with, which is why there is such a great variety of cheap sack trolleys available.
Sack trolleys are found in most warehouses, and here at PalleTruck-Trolleys, we have many cheap sack trolleys in stock to suit the demand of the public. That's why today we have decided to take you on a tour of some of the cheapest sack trolleys we have in store.
Here's a brief look at our discounted and cheap sack trolleys:
Lightweight Aluminium Folding Sack Truck >
This marvellously priced 90kg Sack Trolley is not only cheap as can be but it also comes with solid rubber wheels. This means that not only will this sack trolley barely make a dent in your pocket, it will also last you a good while too!
250kg High Back Sack Truck >
With the ability to carry slightly more weight, this extra-large high back sack trolley also comes in at a great price. The high handle on this sack trolley makes it easy to push and it is equipped with 10inch pneumatic wheels and a large toe plate for increased stability.
300kg Heavy Duty Steel Sack Truck >
With even more lifting capacity, you're still getting a fantastic piece of equipment for your money with this heavy-duty steel cheap sack trolley. With a P-handle, pulling and pushing your sacks around the warehouse has never been easier. This heavy-duty sack trolley also has pneumatic wheels that will last you for the years ahead.
200kg Folding Plate Sack Trolley >
With a robust toe plate and a strong steel tubular construction, this 200kg folding plate sack trolley is reasonably priced and perfect for everyday use. The additional folding toe means the length of the metal base can be extended to 600mm and the pneumatic wheels mean that punctures will not be something you have to worry about.
250kg Heavy Duty Steel Cheap Trolley >
Also under £50, this 250kg Heavy Duty Steel Sack Trolley is a wonderful addition to your warehouse. It comes with solid puncture proof wheels which will keep your sack truck going for the years ahead and will be reliable for day-to-day usage. It also includes handles on either side of the trolley to provide added stability and manoeuvrability.
If none of these sack trolleys is to your liking, we also have a full range of cheap sack trolleys available here at PalleTrucks-Trolleys for you to browse. If you have any questions about our sack trolleys, you can either contact us here or call us on 0808 123 69 69.
Carrying heavy goods up even a small flight of stairs can be difficult and potentially even dangerous (see Manual Handling Hazards). But it's not like you can just put those big boxes on a trolley and wheel upstairs...unless, of course, you have a stair climbing sack truck on hand.
Here at PalleTrucks-Trolleys.com, we stock a selection of stair sack trucks that are specifically designed for smooth travel up (and down) steps while carrying heavy loads.
All of our stair sack trucks are available to buy and hire - visit our Sack Truck Hire page for more information on the latter option, or read on to view specifications for each of our ingenious stair-climbing products.
100kg Stair Sack Truck with Folding Extension Plate
Features 3 rotating wheels (solid rubber) on either side of the trolley.
- Capacity: 100kg
- Load plate depth: 205mm
- Plate extension depth: 440mm
- Trolley height: 1080mm
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150kg Electric Stair Climber Sack Truck Platform
This electric sack truck takes all the hassle out of moving items up and down stairs. Use the +/- control to select a speed and the trolley will travel along on its heavy-duty rubber tracks (which offer excellent grip on staircases).
- Capacity: 150kg
- Plate size: 400mm x 475mm
- Product height: 1100mm
- Battery life: 4 hours (approx.)
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310kg Powered Stair Climber Sack Truck
This powered trolley offers superb load-bearing capabilities as well as an automatic braking system that allows you to move heavy items safely and easily!
- Capacity: 310kg
- Toe plate depth: 195mm
- Product height: 1620mm (1100mm with top section folded)
- Battery life: 100 steps
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Need any assistance? Call the PalleTrucks-Trolleys.com team on 0117 9381 600 or use the links below!
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Unless you've been cut off from the world the past couple of days, you may have noticed that the wonderful Glastonbury took place this weekend! Festival-goers found themselves surprised with good weather for once and found their trolleys for festivals worked exceptionally well on the dry ground (rather than the standard mud bath).
You may think you've missed out on your chance to bag a great trolley for festivals this year, but fear not! There's still plenty of music festivals on their way such as Latitude, Boomtown, Creamfields, Green Man plus plenty more. With all these festivals in mind, now is perhaps the best time to take a look at the best trolleys for festivals available to you. Here's a look at some of our trolleys for festivals in action over the years:
As you can see from the picture above, this 70kg Folding Festival Trolley for Festivals is perfect for carrying all your camping equipment AND your little ones when they find themselves tired out. As many festivals allow children to go for free, the main concern with bringing kids to festivals is usually whether they will be able to cope with walking around all day and not losing them in amongst the huge crowds. A trolley for festivals can help you with both of these problems! Keep your kids rested and safe while you walk around the campsite and wheel your camping kit around the festival easily too. What more could you ask for from a trolley for festivals?
See our folding trolley for a festival in action here:
With a weight capacity of up to 300kg, this Heavy Duty Mesh Frame Camping & Garden Trolley for Festivals is a perfect trolley for festivals! Ideal for those working at the festivals who have weight equipment they need to transfer from place to place or those with heavier camping equipment. Lined with some pillows, this trolley for festivals will even be suitable for your children to sit in as your travel across the site. With 13inch wheels with bearings, this trolley for festivals should serve you well even at the muddiest of festivals.
To browse our full selection of trolleys for festivals, just click here! Alternatively, if you have any questions about the above products just get in touch on 0808 123 69 69.