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A Guide To Moffett Forklift Tires

Are your Moffett Forklift tires taken seriously? Do you think about replacing and maintaining your equipment regularly? Is your vehicle equipped with the proper tires? 

We hope these questions will help your hauling business, and as you continue reading below, we'll explain which tires are suitable for your needs. You'll learn much about your used Moffett forklift tires and how to take care of them when you read this.

Forklift tires come in various shapes and sizes, but pneumatic and solid tires are the most prevalent. In order to assure optimal performance, each forklift tire has a unique compound, tread pattern, and pay grade. 

The transmission and the driver should be spared wear and tear if you keep your lift truck's tires in top condition. Maintaining the tires during these periods enhances their performance, fuel efficiency, and general safety.

Choosing Moffett Forklift Tires

Generally, Moffett Forklift tires can be mounted in one of two ways: standard or press-on. For the most part, repairing press-on tires is a simple process, but they aren't as durable when used in more extreme conditions. 

The technique of installing regular tires is quite similar to the process of installing tires on a vehicle. Drivers often calculate the weight of each wheel before installing a new tire. 

Experts in the forklift industry like Truck Forklifts, and dealers in old and new forklifts, recommend that a low-inflation tire is an ideal choice. It's also important to consider what the forklift will be used for and how it will be used in the environmental context.

Types of Moffett Forklift Tires

Cushion Tires

These are tires that can be pressed into place using a metal band and a rubber band. Cushion tires have a smaller turning radius than pneumatic tires, making them excellent for usage on flat roads and in warehouses with concrete floors.

Polyurethane Tires

Indoor Moffett Forklifts are a specialty of these. Putting a tire on is simple with this method, which involves pressing the tire onto the wheel. They provide adequate interior traction and have a small amount of rolling resistance, contributing to the tires' longevity. Indoor forklifts, such as walkie stacker stackers and reach trucks, commonly use this style of tire.

Pneumatic Tires

These resemble truck tires in that they feature a deep tread and a thick layer of air-filled, durable, or wear-resistant rubber. The Moffett Forklift is protected from the ground by the cushioning effect of the tires, making them an excellent choice for long-term use. It can be used on any surface, including rocky or uneven ones.

Non-Marking Tires

In order to avoid leaving any scuff marks on floors, these choices feature unique designs. They are frequently employed in food production and retail establishments. However, one of the main problems of these tires is that they lack carbon black, which reduces their life expectancy.

Puncture Proof/Solid Tires

You might say they are similar to pneumatics, but the primary distinction is that they don't have air filling and don't offer a cushioning effect. They last a long time and do not go flat or puncture, as their name would imply. They work well for inside and light outdoor use but not for uneven or harsh outdoor surfaces.

Foam Fill Tires

These tires contain unique resin fillers that prevent tire punctures while maintaining steady pressure. They function more like air tires than tires, cushioning the lift truck without dangerous punctures.

Read more: How to Operate a Moffett Forklift Safely?


You must adopt safe driving practices to get the most mileage out of your tires.

Avoid abrupt acceleration, rapid rotation, and abrupt braking. Remember that turning at high speeds or locking one wheel when performing quick turns can potentially harm the tire. Avoiding these poor behaviors will drastically increase the lifespan of your Moffett Forklift.

To prolong the life of your Moffett Forklift tires, you should also check the pressure levels periodically.

We at Truck Forklifts have been selling high-quality pre-owned vehicles and equipment to all of our customers since 1972. 

We take great pride in that we specialize in selling medium- and heavy-duty trucks, as well as trailers and equipment of all kinds, in meeting your demands for transportation and trucks. 

You can find a wide selection of reefer bodies, van bodies, flatbed bodies, and storage containers for hauling and mobile storage as you browse our website.

We can assist you in modifying any truck under our body shop and service department to help suit your unique business requirements.

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