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'De-rating' is the term used to describe the decrease in a truck's nominal capacity. This decrease could be due to a number of factors:
Put simply, due to de-rating factors, a 4,000kg nominal capacity truck may not always lift 4,000kg.
The range of factors involved in de-rating means it is not straightforward to calculate the de-rating on a specific truck. If you are at all unsure as to what your truck is capable of lifting, get in touch for advice and guidance.
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