Safety of Industrial Trucks - Dynamic tests for verification of lateral stability - Counterbalanced Trucks
|Publication Date:||11 June 2014|
|ICS Code (Industrial trucks):||53.060|
This European Standard specifies dynamic tests for the verification of lateral stability for counterbalanced lift trucks according to EN ISO 3691 1 that have a centre control, sit down, non-elevating operator, with a rated capacity up to and including 5 000 kg when travelling on smooth level ground with the forks in travelling position. The standard is not applicable for Rough Terrain forklift trucks.
NOTE 1 Experience shows that counterbalanced lift trucks with a rated capacity over 5 000 kg are not significantly affected by lateral instability.
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