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How Long Do Forklift Propane Tanks Last?

Written on: October 23, 2023

Find Out all the Ways Propane Cylinders Can Help Your Business

forklifts west palm beach, fl When it comes to getting the job done, a propane forklift can be one of the best workers in your operation. They’re powerful and reliable and will help your team work better and more efficiently, which is great for your bottom line.

Most propane-fueled forklifts run off an 8-gallon (or 33-pound) propane cylinder. That size tank usually lasts about eight hours—that’s a full day on the job. What’s more, a propane-powered forklift doesn’t gradually lose power as it uses up fuel. A forklift running on electricity loses power as the battery drains.

Benefits of Propane Forklifts

That’s just one reason using propane-fueled forklifts for your business is a smart move. Here are nine more:

Cylinder Exchange Makes It Easy

Other types of forklifts require a lot more space and infrastructure. With electric equipment, you need a ventilated indoor charging area, and you may need to install upgraded, higher-voltage lines, plus eyewash stations. If you opt for diesel, you’ll need a fueling station and all the licensing that comes with that.
What makes propane forklifts so much more convenient than other options is that a cylinder exchange program designed to work specifically with your needs means you always have the backup cylinders you need, on site and ready to go.

Our pros will meet with you to evaluate your needs and develop a customized program, then set you up with sturdy, safe storage cages for your cylinders. We’ll thoroughly train your workers in the safe handling of propane cylinders. And you’ll always have the cylinders you need, when you need them.

There’s a reason businesses across south Florida rely on the experts at Beeline for propane forklift cylinder exchange services. Let us put that experience to work for you. Contact us today to learn about how our propane forklift cylinder exchange can help your business!