How to choose the best manual pallet truck?

How to choose the best manual pallet truck?

25 Jul 2023

The manual pallet truck is a small volume hydraulic device, which is easy to operate and easy to use. The handle design conforms to the principle of ergonomics, and has three functions of lifting, carrying and putting down. Integral casting oil cylinder, beautiful appearance, strong and durable. It is constructed of high-quality steel plate, with a chrome-plated piston rod and an internal relief valve for overload protection. The descending speed can be controlled, and the valve core adopts integral parts to reduce maintenance costs.

Hand pallet trucks are indispensable assistants in industrial material handling work, which can help us easily carry heavy objects and improve work efficiency. However, among the many manual pallet trucks, how to choose the best manual pallet truck? As a professional supplier of industrial material handling equipment, we have sorted out the following points for choosing a manual handling vehicle.

load capacity

One of the most important indicators of a manual pallet jack determines the maximum weight it can carry. Therefore, when we choose a hydraulic pallet jack, we must determine the weight range that needs to be handled according to actual needs, and choose a hydraulic pallet truck with a suitable load-bearing capacity. Our commonly used specifications are 2 tons, 2.5 tons, 3 tons, and 5 tons.

Wheel material

There are two options for the wheels of the hand pallet jack: PU wheels and nylon wheels. Choose the appropriate wheel material according to the condition of the working ground. PU wheels are polyurethane wheels, which have the characteristics of wear resistance, no indentation, quietness, and shock absorption. It is suitable for use on marble, paint, and epoxy floors. Nylon wheels have low rotation power and light pulling, suitable for use on concrete floors.

Fork Width
Select the width of the forks depends on the size of the pallet used in daily use. The standard size commonly used for manual forklifts is 685*1200mm for wide cars and 540*1150mm for narrow cars.


Consider the safety features of the truck, such as braking system, anti-skid design and protection device. Avoid overloading and overweight to ensure that the truck can provide good safety performance and reduce the potential risk of injury.

In addition, we consider product durability and customer service to ensure that the pallet jack you choose will meet your needs and exceed your expectations. We've also considered the latest technological advancements in pallet jack design, so you can be sure you're getting the latest, most efficient pallet jack.



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