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Advantages & Disadvantages of Lithium Batteries For Electric Forklift Applications

October 20, 2020

Lithium forklift batteries are becoming more prevalent within the materials handling industry. Lithium batteries can provide a better total cost of ownership (TCO) compared to their lead-acid battery counterparts. Although the upfront costs of lithium forklift batteries are considerably higher than lead acid batteries, lithium batteries provide a 2-3 times longer lifespan and many other improvements. Below we compare the advantages and disadvantages of the lithium batteries within motive power forklift applications.

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Alpine Provides Services To Customers Impacted By Hurricane Laura

September 3, 2020

Alpine has been engaged by many customers in Louisiana affected by Hurricane Laura to support their recovery efforts. Alpine rapidly deployed (13) 25 kW generators & (6) 130V chargers over the weekend to customers in need.

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How Does Temperature Affect a Forklift Battery?

July 31, 2020

Most motive power batteries are designed to operate between 60 and 110 degrees Fahrenheit. Operating and charging the battery outside of this temperature range can negatively affect the long-term health of your batteries.

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Best Practices For Forklift Battery Charger Use

July 27, 2020

Utilizing the forklift battery charger best practices outlined below is integral to making sure your warehouse operations are consistently running smoothly. The following infographic touches on different battery charger topics including installation, operation, environment, and quality assurance. 

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