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Forklift Classifications | Lift Truck Classifications

A Directory of Forklift Classes | Lift Truck Classes

Class 1 ( Electric Rider )

Counterbalanced Stand  Up Rider
Counterbalanced Sit Down Rider ( Electric 3 Wheel )
Counterbalanced Sit Down Rider ( Electric Cushion )
Counterbalanced Sit Down Rider ( Electric Pneumatic )

Class 2 ( Narrow Aisle )

High Lift Straddle ( Rider )
Order Picker
Pantograph Reach Truck ( Rider )
Moving Mast Reach Truck
Sideloader ( Electric )
Turret Truck ( Operator Up )
Turret Truck ( Operator Down )
Swing Mast
Low Lift Platform ( Rider )
Low Lift Pallet ( Rider )

Class 3 ( Motorized Hand )

Low Lift Platform ( Pedestrian )
Low Lift Pallet ( Pedestrian )
Tugger
Low Lift Pallet ( Center Control )
Pantograph Reach Truck ( Pedestrian )
Hight Lift Straddle ( Pedestrian )
High Lift Pallet ( Pedestrian )
High Lift Platform ( Pedestrian )
High Lift Counterbalanced ( Pedestrian )
Low Lift Pallet ( End Control )

Class 4 ( IC Cushion )

Counterbalanced Sit Down Rider ( IC Cushion )

Class 5 ( IC Pneumatic )

Counterbalanced Sit Down Rider ( IC Pneumatic )
Side Loader ( IC )
Empty Container Truck
Laden Container Truck
Empty Container Reach Stacker
Laden Container Reach Stacker
Intermodular Reach Stackers

Class 6 ( Tractors )

Tractor ( Electric )
Tractor ( IC )

Class 7 ( Rough Terrain )

Rough Terrain ( Vertical Mast )
Rough Terrain ( Telescopic )

 

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* Data courtesy of ITA ( Industrial Truck Association )