Review:1996 Komatsu FB30 EX5 Forklift Truck
Thomas Lee Harris
Komatsu FB30 EX5: The introduction
A forklift is an essential piece of equipment that can be handy if you want to sustain your logistics and warehousing business because it has a ton of advantages. No matter how big or small your business is, it works as a worthy equipment option for your handling needs. However, if you have a start up, then you need to perform more detailed planning since a forklift truck can be quite expensive and you might burn a hole in your pocket–a big one–that is. Remember, it doesn’t have to be new; in fact, you can refurbished model, particularly a 1996 Komatsu FB30 EX5.
Komatsu FB30 EX5: Key features
Intelligent Monitoring System
Komatsu’s Intelligent Monitoring System makes the FB30 EX5 a cut above the rest since it can be custom-programmed to meet your business needs. You can tweak the performance setting categories that include travel power, brake settings, plugging settings, accelerator settings, soft start settings, and travel speed limit, to name a few. By custom-tailoring them, you can achieve the specific capabilities that you need to finish certain tasks the soonest.
Low noise level and comfortable design
You may not know this, but too much noise and vibration can heighten the onset of fatigue, which in turn, can lead to a drop in productivity. Now, you need to address this, especially if you’re a no-nonsense entrepreneur who wants the best for your biz. And the good news is the FB30 EX5–because of its electric engine–is rated top class in AC 3.0 ton truck market, which means that it has low noise capabilities. On top of this, its comfortable design makes it possible to work inside its 8’6′ container with utmost convenience and in a relaxed manner. Furthermore, it also comes with a huge assist grip and a lower floor that allows easy access to the operator’s seat.
Superior water resistance for added durability
Durability is a must if you’re going to use an equipment for business purposes and you can be rest assured that the FB30 EX5 has you covered in this aspect. Its layout is specifically designed to prevent water from reaching the critical components. Also, its switches as well as connectors are drip-proof and the primary controller components are strategically housed and come with casings to achieve maximum protection.
No matter how cautious you or your employees are, accidents are events that we just cannot stop. The good news is you can reduce the damage or damages that they may give to your employees or properties by obtaining the right equipment in the mould of a FB30 EX5. This particular forklift has OPS features to reduce the probability of tip over accidents and overloading. With this, you can be rest assured that you and your employees are well protected agains injuries, misuse, and overload. Also, while the cabin is not FOPS certified, it can still deliver the level of safety that can pretty much exceed your expectations.
Highly reliable controller
The FB30 EX5 is armed with a high reliability controller that is exclusively designed for maximum efficiency since you can manage several features with just one click. Take note, however, that this is available in higher end models, but if you don’t want to spend a lot and the base model is your preference, well, you’d be happy to know that the common control circuit controls are reliable as well.
Komatsu FB30 EX5: Price
$7,500.00 AUD ($8,250.00 GST Inclusive) – Statewide Access
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Komatsu FB30 EX5: The verdict
All in all, you can say that the Komatsu guys made a good job making sure that the FB30 EX5 came with practical and cutting-edge features that meet the needs, requirements, and budget of every customer. With this, you can tap the full potential of your logistics and warehousing biz, (probably) increase your profits, boost savings, and so much more! Simply put, while there a number of other practical options out there, the FB30 EX5 is a worthwhile one that can help your business big-time.