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Clark Propane Forklift

Clark Propane Forklift

Power
Many forklifts are designed to operate on propane gas. Propane-powered forklifts are simple to refill. The gas is stored in a pressurized tank on the back of the truck. The propane is pushed into the engine, where it is converted into vapor and afterward the vapor combines with air. The forklift throttle is utilized to be able to control the flow of vapor. A spark plug ignites the mix of vapor and air creating pressure that moves the pistons. The pistons power the hydraulic pump and turn the wheels.

Propane powered forklifts are suggested for use in other buildings and warehouses because they are clean burning with low emissions.

Hydraulics
What allows a forklift to lift and move heavy things from one location to another is the hydraulic system. Tubes, cylinders and a pump make up the hydraulic system. The pump forces dense fluid through the tubing and into the cylinders. The build up of pressure pushes a piston, which lifts the forks. When the operator lowers the forks, the hydraulic fluid flows out of the cylinders and back into the pump.

Steering
Where maneuverability is necessary, propane forklifts are the most suitable. Unlike an automobile, a forklift uses its rear wheels to pivot, which allows the forklift to rapidly pivot on a tight radius.

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