To laydown a procedure for Operation of Battery Operated Pallet Truck.
This SOP is applicable to Finished Goods Packing Material Warehouse Battery Operated Pallet Truck, Model: Commuter /1115, Capacity: 1500Kg
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5.1.1. Check and arrest any oil leakages .
5.1.2. Ensure that the plug is removed from the battery after charger is switched off.
5.2 Pre Start Up
5.2.1. Check for distilled water level in the cells of the battery unit and top up if necessary.
5.2.2. Check for specific gravity of the pilot cells to be 1240mm of Hydrometer.
5.2.3. Ensure that battery cable connections are tight and that cell caps are dry and clean.
5.2.4. Check for load carriage and forks are free from visible defects i.e deformation, cracks or excessive wear
5.2.5. Ensure that brakes are functioning correctly.
5.3 Set Up
5.3.1 Set steering handle in straight position.
5.3.2 Set forks clear from the ground.
5.4.1 Insert Key in the key switch and turn ON with the handle in its vertical position.
5.4.2 Turn hydraulic screw control in clock wise direction and depress the push button lift switch thus raising the forks.
5.4.3 Lower the control handle from its normal upright position to an angle of 450 approximately thus release the mechanical brake.
5.4.4 Stand behind the truck and slowly depress one of the buttons. The buttons should be governed by the direction required. i.e. “Away - Toward”.
5.4.5 Depress the selected button slowly for normal speed.
5.4.6 Depress the button fully for obtaining more speed (i.e.,) 5.0 Km/hr approximately.
5.4.7 Push the control handle and it will move upper range by spring action and stops the vehicle for emergency stopping.
5.5 Shut Down
5.5.1 For braking the vehicle release pole slowly for its upward position.
5.5.2 Ensure that lifting equipment must be completely lowered.
5.5.3 Ensure that key switch is turned OFF.
5.5.4 Ensure disconnection of battery plug from the truck wiring.
5.5.5 Connect the battery charger leads to the truck wiring for battery charging