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Investigation of the commercial alternative power sources for the counterbalanced industrial lift truck. Final report

@inproceedings{Stephens1982InvestigationOT,
  title={Investigation of the commercial alternative power sources for the counterbalanced industrial lift truck. Final report},
  author={J. Stephens and T. F. Lee},
  year={1982}
}
A comparative analysis of four different power sources (gasoline, liquid petroleum gas (LPG), diesel, electric) for 4,000-lb capacity forklift trucks was made for productivity, exhaust emission characteristics, noise levels, energy consumption, reliability, maintainability, operating costs, and safety ramifications. The principal Conclusions reached were: (1) Internal combustion engine (ICE) trucks are more productive than are electric; (2) Diesel was most productive truck; (3) Electric truck… Expand