Outdated tyes are more pressing on the forklift machine than usual, just because the tyres are smaller or because they have spots that cause extra crashing while driving.
To avoid causing permanent, long-term damage to your forklift, make sure your tyre is in the best condition and that you are not too long without changing old tyres.
However, because most wear on heavy-duty forklifts occurs over time, it is difficult to know exactly when the tyre requires a replacement. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can check each month to find out when it’s time to replace it. Follow this guide for the right forklift tyre care.
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If you look at the tread on a tyre that wears thin, it’s definitely time to replace it. Most often, the middle of the tyre will begin to look bald with a little site still looks on the outer edge. In addition to tyres that are smaller than they should, tyres lose traction, increase the dangers of accidents at work.
When the age of the tyres, they become more fragile and maybe start cracking. Driving debris on the ground can also cause cracks. While fine cracks may be easily ignored, it is a sign that the tire is ready to be replaced.
Other visible signs
Signs of clear damage such as rubber pieces fall, tears in rubber or flat spots show the need for new tyres too. In this case, the tyre must be replaced as soon as possible.
By continuing to check the damage and maintain maintenance, your forklift can run smoothly for a long period of time and workplace accidents can also be avoided.