Term of the Road Dictionary

forklift truck

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Transport Vehicles
  • Definition : Floor-based materials handling equipment for horizontal movement, lifting and stacking of unit loads by driving two forks under the additional loading device or by using load specific attachments (e.g. bale tongs or spikes) if inserting the forks under the loading device is not possible [EN 14943].
  • Abbreviation : FLT

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