There is still time to order online from us for delivery in time for Christmas (subject to stock availability). Ensure you order by 12noon on Friday 21st December to receive your parts on Christmas Eve. To buy online click here.
The Christmas season is almost upon us and with it comes the worry of forklift peak power requirements. Our specialist service *guarantees* to cover your seasonal peak energy needs ensuring no costly breaks in business output.
Juice is the largest independent, nationally deployed service provider that can provide service and maintenance on all products, regardless of brand and/or origin – Where products fail in service, Juice is on standby to provide loan bridging kits, batteries, chargers, roller beds, change gear that will ensure your fleet is maintained at optimum.
As well as providing dynamic battery topping and cleaning services, we supply short term rental units for any truck type and technology requirement. We are specialists in optimising stored energy in order to maximise operational uptime. Our approach at all times is data driven, allowing you to make fact driven decisions about your facility, your bottom line.
Our service offer includes a 4 hour response time and a range of bespoke maintenance packages. Please email [email protected] if you would like to arrange a detailed review of your current industrial battery fleet, charging regime & peak power requirements.
Safetember is the Fork Lift Truck Association’s (FLTA) annual month to promote fork lift safety and here at Fortis Battery Care we are a proud supporter.
Today there will be at least one major fork lift truck accident in the UK. That is in addition to countless minor incidents which will give painful injuries, reduce productivity, and damage trucks, racking and valuable stock – with significant bottom-line costs.
To help protect your workforce there are 4 key basics to forklift operation: Safe Management, Safe Operators, Safe Site and Safe Trucks.
Here at Fortis Battery Care we have a number of products to ensure your site can operate safely and protect your workforce against minor and major accidents and they are all available to buy online with fast delivery. Click here to view the range.
Here at Fortis Battery Care we are the UK distributors of Micropower Battery Chargers, so whether you are thinking of upgrading your conventional charger to a more energy efficient High Frequency (HF) version or require spare parts for your existing Micropower charger we can help.
Micropower’s most popular product is the SMC-HF battery charger but this has recently changed name to Sharp. These do the exact same thing as the previous SMC-HF versions but the range now also includes the previously named Robust chargers. These chargers are suitable for harsher environments such as working in wet and damp conditions or dusty environments.
There has also been some models discontinued including the STC, MTM and MTM-HF.
New chargers can be found here but if you require parts or aren’t sure which charger you need please contact us and we can help.
Here at Fortis Battery Care we only sell products from brands we trust.
Regardless of whether your purchase is a single bolted connecter or a battery charger we will only sell you a product from a brand that we believe will offer you the best quality. Brands we sell include Micropower, Frotek, Anderson, Rema, Philadelphia Scientific & many more!
Previously when setting up your own BFS kit, you would need to purchase the parts separately. Fortis had the idea to sell the kits as a whole, which will save time and money. Now you can purchase full kits for 12, 18,24, and 40 cell batteries. The kit is easy to assemble, simply fit the parts to suit your battery and you’re good to go.
The BFS kit includes:
– Push in plugs (12,18,24,or 40. Depending on cell amount)
-2 x End stops
-1 x T-Piece 6/10/6
What the BFS set up should look like.
-Floats (12,18,24,or 40. Depending on cell amount)
-1 x Male coupler 10mm
-24 x 6mm hose clamps
-4 x 10mm hose clamps
-1 x flow indicator/filter
-4m of 6mm hose
-1m of 10mm hose
You can now purchase a full BFS kit through our website. Follow the link to see our range http://www.fortisbattery.com/forklift-watering-systems/
Genuine Frotek and BFS parts are used to make up our kits.
Fortis are proud to announce the launch of Safety Kits!
Any forklift battery topper and engineer will be able to tell you that acid related accidents can happen very easily when working with batteries. The top two common topping accidents are, acid getting in cuts on hands, or splashing back and getting in your eyes, neither feel too great! Our safety kit contains preventative gear to help avoid accidents happening as well as instant first aid equipment, to provide quick on site care.
Our kits include:
-First aid kit
Our safety cabinets are lightweight and easy to move, which makes them great for those of you who work on the road. They measure in at 300mm x 140mm x 460mm which makes them easy to store and can easily fit in vans. The cabinets stand alone, so there is no need to wall mount it or secure it, unless you want to of course.
Fortis highly recommend the safety kit, as we ourselves use this equipment and its better to be safe than sorry!
Breakdown of our most popular forklift battery products for May across various sections of the website. Starting with the most popular area this month – Watering Products!
The most popular product was the Gun X Auto Shut Off Gun. It was the most visited item in watering items but it was our most popular item this month with sales overall!
The Philadephia Scientific GUN-X is the next generation in forklift battery watering gun technology. Simply connect the Battery Watering Gun to a standard water hose or a deioniser, put the tip of the gun into the cell and squeeze the ergonomic handle.
The mechanism will automatically shut off at exactly the right electrolyte level. The reliable Watering Gun speeds up forklift battery watering, improves filling accuracy, and improves operator safety.
The next area with a large degree of popularity in May was Forklift Batteries, both rental and servicing have been put into the same category with them last month. This was done to boost awareness of all the services we offer for your forklift batteries/chargers.
We are able to send a quote for any new forklift battery you require, for a swift quote if you can provide us with an image of your old battery – please do!
Industrial Batteries has a familiar face as the most popular item this month, Renowned for superior performance, durability and reliability Trojan Battery Company produce long-lasting, reliable, deep cycle batteries delivering superior power for any application resulting in increased battery life, extended run time and decreased maintenance.
This flat plate traction monobloc battery is commonly used as a :
These connectors are designed to interlink cells within industrial and traction batteries. They are fully encased in acid resistant rubber surrounding the internal copper cable.
The connectors are available in a variety of widths and lengths, our catalog has them sorted by width and then you select the length on the page.
Micropower were the top of Forklift Battery Chargers in May. Specifically the 48 volt 100 amp forklift battery charger. The high quality three-phase forklift battery charger is a primary switched, regulated forklift charger with a charging curve for most application and battery types. The charging process is optimised for every existing battery type and application, so that the battery is fully charged in the shortest possible time with low water consumption and minimal wear on the forklift battery.
At only 14kg including cabling and having small exterior dimensions. This makes it suitable for wall assembly, thus releasing valuable floor space.
Micropower Charger Special Offer for a limited time:
The SMC-HF 24 volt 60 watt single-phase forklift charger is a regulated and primary switched forklift battery charger. With charging curves for most applications and battery.
The charging process is optimized for all types of batteries and applications. So in the shortest possible time the battery is completely charged with low water consumption and minimal wear on the forklift battery.
Weighing only 3.1kg with cabling and having small exterior dimensions. It makes it ideal for wall assembly saving you valuable floor space.
The SMC-HF chargers are controlled by an integrated microcomputer. For the full Micropower Charger technical specification please view this technical PDF