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RE: Fork-lift Trucks

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"Concrete Floors on Ground" from PCA. Table 4. Lift Truck Characteristics
(Composite Averaged from Manufacturers' Data) gives the design load you
want, and it has a design chart for slab thickness.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Michael D Zaitz [SMTP:mzaitz(--nospam--at)]
> Sent:	Tuesday, November 17, 1998 4:16 PM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject:	Fork-lift Trucks
> Hello,
> Is there anyway to get generic information for forklift trucks.  Say if 
> the owner needs a 3000lbs capacity truck it will typically have a wheel 
> spacing of 37" and for pneumatic tires a contact area of 10 in^2 and an 
> axle load of 12500 lbs.  This would be handy for designing slabs on grade 
> in warehouses where the owner does not know who he will get the trucks 
> from, just that he needs some (and usually does not know the capacity 
> needed).
> Thanks, 
> Mike