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Forklift truck acronyms & abbreviations

There are many acronyms and abbreviations used within the forklift truck industry. See below for an expansion on the abbreviation, and where required, an explanation.

Amph Amp per hour
CB Counterbalance
4thV Fourth Valve (for use with ancilliary equipment such as clamps)
FFL Full Free Lift
HPT Handpallet Truck
LPG Liquified Petroleum Gas
OP Order Picker
PFL Part Free Lift
PPT Powered Pallet Truck
RT Reach Truck
RTFLT Rough Terrain Forklift Truck
S/S Sideshift
CCTV Closed Circuit Television (Cameras)
LLOP Low Level Order Picker
LOLER Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations


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