Why Flatness is important


Correct floor flatness is essential for the following reasons:

  • Operations are more efficient if lift trucks operate at Maximum speed.

  • Poor surface regularity will cause excessive vibration on a lift truck and increase down time and maintenance.

  • Health & Safety and reduced driver fatigue

  • Reduced damage to stock.

  • Gives control on the general quality of a floor when constructed.

Undoubtedly the most important category of industry where flatness is essential is within aisles of high density warehouses where defined path, very narrow aisles (VNA) trucks operate.

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