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Komatsu forklift rebuilt motors

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Summary

Often when a company purchases an electric forklift, they don't put much thought into the electric motor that is powering it. However, this can be a huge mistake because the motor is what makes your lift work properly and efficiently. The article will provide you with information about electric forklift motors and how Lift Parts Warehouse can help you if you need to replace your old motor with forklift rebuilt motors from the brand Komatsu.

Table of contents

  1. Electric forklift history

  2. Forklift electric motor types

    1. DC Motor

    2. AC Motor

  3. Advantages of an electric forklift

    1. Quiet workspace

    2. Cost

    3. Environment friendly

    4. Easy handling, versatile and resistant

  4. Komatsu electric motor

  5. Find a Komatsu rebuilt motor at Lift Parts Warehouse

  6. Takeaways

Electric forklift history

The history of the electric forklift begins at a time when factories and warehouses were expanding quickly. In the 1920s, hydraulic motors were introduced to factory production lines. They were used for heavy loads. Electric trucks were also introduced to lift heavy loads, though elevated masts with forks on top. These innovations would later become known as forklifts. Despite these improvements, they still had limitations. This was because there were no standard designs among manufacturers who made various models based on personal preference rather than incorporating some features into all the units. That changed in 1930 when standards became established among the manufacturers.

forklift with Komatsu electric motor
Komatsu electric Forklift

Since the creation of the first electric forklift, this equipment has been powered by a DC motor. This is because of the fact that these were the only motor type available at the time. But as technology advances, so do the options.

Forklift electric motor types

Today, the world electric forklift industry is split into two camps. This means that you can drive a forklift that uses a DC motor or an AC motor. The old DC motors would overheat quickly because they only got the available voltage. But modern AC motors can operate at higher voltages without risk of insulation breakdown. As the battery charge decreases, it becomes less efficient, resulting in weaker pull strength needed by operators who have been using these machines since they first came out decades ago. Below there will explore some of the features of these two motor types:

DC Motor

A DC motor has a fast response when talking about time to start, stop and accelerate. The installation and maintenance of the DC motor are easier than that of other motors. It also has high startup power, which makes it perfect for powering your equipment. This motor type is found at several voltages that are standard for your forklift.

AC Motor

AC motors are a great choice for power systems because they can offer low startup demands while also protecting components on the receiving end. The AC motor has high durability and longer life spans. It can be used for multi-phase configurations, which means it will have higher power output and efficiency for its lifetime than a single-phase motor.

Advantages of an electric forklift

Electric forklifts are better than the ones that use fossil fuels. They are easier on operators' backs because they don't need to refuel them with gas. Electric motors cause less environmental pollution than those that use diesel because they do not have all of those processes. This is good when many things are going around about climate change already. Let's see some advantages of the electric forklift.

Quiet workspace

A noisy warehouse can make it hard to hear each other. To fix this, many companies install soundproofing on the walls and ceilings of their buildings. But these measures do not help when many forklifts are moving around together. Electric motors work better than diesel-powered ones because they don't drown out higher frequency sounds like those coming from engines that are at full blast (such as beeping).

forklift electric motor
DC forklift electric motor

Cost

Electric forklifts are cheaper to buy and operate. They cost less than diesel forklifts since they use electricity. Electric forklifts also need less maintenance than gas or LPG-powered machines because of the lower parts count, and fluids like coolants and engine oils need replacing periodically.

Environment friendly

Electric forklifts have no emissions, which is good for the environment. This helps reduce your cost because it cuts down on heating and venting. They are a great way to cut down on your company's carbon footprint.

Easy handling, versatile and resistant

An electric forklift is a powerful machine that you can use. It is easy to drive. You can use it indoors or outdoors, and it will pick up heavy loads of different materials, like LPG but without the harmful fumes or carbon dioxide byproducts.

Komatsu electric motor

Komatsu is a Japanese company that produces construction and mining equipment. It was founded in 1921, so it is one of the oldest companies of its kind. It started by making tractors, but currently, they offer a wide catalog of equipment where electric motors are needed, such as trucks, excavators, etc.

This company wants to make people satisfied by giving them high-quality products and services. They work with other companies to provide creative solutions for people who need special tools to succeed in their jobs. This is not just for construction but also for mining, forestry, and other industrial equipment such as Forklifts.

Komatsu electric forklifts are built for maximum efficiency. These machines are durable, reliable, and powerful. They offer a variety of features to help you get the job done quicker and easier. These features not only make this forklift appealing for operation but ideal in maximizing productivity with its speed, power, and maneuverability.

Find a Komatsu rebuilt motor at Lift Parts Warehouse

A rebuilt motor is when the motor components are inspected and cleaned, or replaced. This is exactly what our professional technicians do at the Lift Parts Warehouse for less than what it would cost to get your forklift motor repaired elsewhere.

At Lift Parts Warehouse, we have electric rebuilt motors for all different Komatsu forklifts, so we ensure that one of them will fit your forklift needs. We offer you the Komatsu rebuilt motor 3BB-19-24411 if you're looking for a low-priced forklift rebuilt motor. This motor is a nice option for you and has a 6 monthly warranty that can be extended for 36 months.

Komatsu electric motor
Komatsu electric motor
Also, we count on other electric motors for your Komatsu forklifts like the 3BA-19-33610 forklift rebuilt motor that has a nice review for our customer and also it has a good price and quality. But if you are one of those looking for a powerful one we need options a little more expensive as is the Komatsu rebuilt motor model 3BA-18-25110. To get more specified information about this or others forklift rebuilt motors available at our store, please contact us.

We've been there before, and we know how frustrating it can get when you're looking for forklift rebuilt motors end up getting the wrong one. Let us help! Our customer service team will do all they can to find exactly what you're looking for. It saves time in returning or exchanging items with no less than quality grade service and offers fast delivery on every order.

Takeaways

  • A forklift is a machine that has been around since people started building factories. DC powered the first electric forklifts.
  • The power source for an electric motor comes from batteries or other power sources that have consistent voltage.
  • Electric forklifts are machines that produce no emissions, which is good for the environment. Also, it is cheaper to maintain.
  • Komatsu electric forklifts are powerful machines with a variety of features that make them ideal for efficiency.
  • At Lift Parts Warehouse, we have many options of forklift electric motors from the Komatsu brand.

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