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Used Forklift Battery Chargers


Used Forklift Battery Chargers for Sale

  • Essential to any warehouse using electric forklifts.
  • Variety of voltage styles and in single or three-phase power.
  • All chargers are 40-60% off of new prices.
  • Batteries, on average, take 8 hours to charge. Manufacturers recommend batteries also cool down 8 hours before use.
  • ASI pays top dollar for used forklift battery chargers: Learn More About Our Purchasing Program
Used 12 Volt Forklift Battery Chargers
Used 12 Volt Forklift Battery Chargers
  • 6 Cells
  • Single or Triple Phase
  • Nationwide Shipping
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Used 24 Volt Forklift Battery Chargers
Used 24 Volt Forklift Battery Chargers
  • 12 Cells
  • Single or Three Phase
  • Ships Nationwide
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Used 36 Volt Forklift Battery Chargers
Used 36 Volt Forklift Battery Chargers
  • 36 Volts
  • 18 Cells
  • Single or Three Phase Power
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Used 48 Volt Forklift Battery Chargers
Used 48 Volt Forklift Battery Chargers
  • 24 cells
  • Single or Three phase
  • Nationwide Shipping
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Used EnForcer® HF IQ Forklift Battery Charger
Used EnForcer® HF IQ Forklift Battery Charger
  • Multi-Volt/Multi-Amp
  • 480 Volts
  • Exclusive IONIC Profile
Used Hawker Life-Plus 2000 Forklift Battery Charger
Used Hawker Life-Plus 2000 Forklift Battery Charger
  • Durability and Reliability
  • User-Friendly Design
  • Improved Productivity

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About Forklift Battery Chargers

Forklift batteries are designed to have a recharge lifecycle of 1,500 charges. If charged once a day, as suggested, this equals roughly five years of use before the battery will need to be replaced. Several factors should be considered when trying to get the most out of your forklift battery. A forklift battery is designed for about 8 hours of use, which then requires 8 hours of charge, and manufacturers recommend a period of 8 hours for the battery to cooldown before being used.

To get the most life out of your forklift battery, they should be charged just once a day, and then allowed to rest. After a long day of operation, it is ideal to allow batteries to charge and cool overnight to not impact productivity during your hours of operation. In addition to scheduling charging times, the other important factor when charging forklift batteries is making sure you have chargers for the appropriate voltage of your batteries.

American Surplus stocks forklift battery chargers in all standard voltages to best suit your recharging needs. We stock 122436, and 48 volt chargers from dozens of popular brands. All of our forklift battery chargers are available in either single or three phase power, and you can shop with confidence knowing that every forklift battery charger is tested and inspected for quality to ensure that you are getting the best used product for your money.

Most products from ASI come with a 30-day guarantee to let you double check that everything is working as expected. Speak with a member of our sales team for more information on our current stock of used forklift batteries. We also have fantastic deals on used electric and propane forklifts, as well as battery handling equipment and forklift attachments.

Advantages of Forklift Battery Chargers

Forklift battery chargers play a crucial role in maintaining the performance and longevity of forklift batteries. They offer several advantages that contribute to efficient and reliable charging operations. Here are some advantages of forklift battery chargers:

  • Efficient Charging: Forklift battery chargers are designed to provide efficient charging processes that maximize the energy transfer to the battery. They use advanced charging algorithms and technologies to optimize the charging cycle, ensuring a fast and thorough charge while minimizing energy waste.
  • Extended Battery Life: Proper charging with a suitable forklift battery charger can help extend the life of the battery. By following the manufacturer's recommendations and utilizing chargers with smart charging features, the charger can deliver the appropriate charging profile, preventing overcharging, undercharging, or other detrimental charging conditions that can degrade the battery's lifespan.
  • Enhanced Battery Performance: Forklift battery chargers contribute to maintaining the performance of the battery. They deliver the right voltage and current levels during charging, ensuring the battery is adequately charged for optimal performance during operation. This helps maintain consistent power output and performance of the forklift, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.
  • Safety Features: Forklift battery chargers are equipped with safety features to protect both the battery and the charger itself. They include features such as overcharge protection, short-circuit protection, reverse polarity protection, and temperature monitoring to prevent damage to the battery and minimize the risk of accidents or equipment failure during charging.
  • Versatility: Forklift battery chargers are designed to accommodate a range of battery types and voltages. They can be compatible with different battery chemistries, such as lead-acid, lithium-ion, or gel batteries. This versatility allows forklift operators to use the charger across their fleet, regardless of the battery type.
  • User-Friendly Operation: Forklift battery chargers are designed for easy and user-friendly operation. They often feature intuitive controls, clear display panels, and automated charging cycles that simplify the charging process. This makes it easier for operators to connect, start, and monitor the charging process, minimizing errors or complications.
  • Energy Efficiency: Many forklift battery chargers are designed with energy-efficient features to reduce energy consumption during charging. They may include high-efficiency power conversion components, power factor correction technology, or energy-saving modes. These features help minimize energy costs and contribute to sustainability initiatives.
  • Compliance with Standards and Regulations: Forklift battery chargers are designed and manufactured to comply with industry standards and regulations for electrical safety, electromagnetic compatibility, and energy efficiency. This ensures that the chargers meet required safety and performance standards, providing peace of mind to users.

Forklift Battery Chargers Applications

Forklift battery chargers have a primary application of charging and maintaining the batteries used in forklifts and other electric-powered industrial equipment. Some specific applications for forklift battery chargers:

  • Warehousing and Distribution: Forklifts are extensively used in warehouses and distribution centers for material handling tasks. Battery chargers play a vital role in keeping the forklift fleet operational by charging and maintaining the batteries to ensure continuous usage throughout the day.
  • Manufacturing Facilities: Many manufacturing facilities rely on electric-powered forklifts for various tasks, such as moving raw materials, transporting finished goods, or supporting production processes. Forklift battery chargers are used to keep the batteries charged and ready for use, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.
  • Retail and Wholesale Operations: Retail stores, especially large ones with extensive inventory, often use forklifts to handle goods in their warehouses and storage areas. Battery chargers are essential for maintaining the forklift fleet, ensuring efficient operations in receiving, stocking, and organizing merchandise.
  • E-commerce and Fulfillment Centers: With the rise of e-commerce, fulfillment centers have become a critical part of the supply chain. Forklifts are widely used in these facilities to handle inventory, pick, and pack orders, and load/unload trucks. Forklift battery chargers are necessary to keep the forklifts powered up and ready to meet the demands of order fulfillment.
  • Manufacturing Industries: Various manufacturing industries, such as automotive, electronics, food and beverage, and pharmaceuticals, utilize forklifts for their material handling needs. Forklift battery chargers are used to recharge and maintain the batteries in these forklifts, ensuring uninterrupted operation and minimizing disruptions in the production process.
  • Airports and Seaports: Forklifts are used in airport terminals and seaports for handling cargo, loading, and unloading goods from airplanes or ships, and transporting items within the facilities. Battery chargers are employed to keep the forklift batteries charged to support efficient logistics operations.
  • Construction Sites: Electric-powered forklifts are increasingly used on construction sites due to their low emissions and quieter operation. Battery chargers are utilized on these sites to charge the forklift batteries, allowing for continuous usage during construction activities.
  • Agriculture and Horticulture: In agricultural settings, forklifts are used for various tasks, such as handling bulk materials, moving equipment, or transporting harvested produce. Battery chargers play a crucial role in keeping the forklifts powered for seamless operations in farming, nurseries, or greenhouse environments.
  • Cold Storage and Temperature-Controlled Facilities: Forklifts used in cold storage warehouses, food processing plants, or other temperature-controlled facilities require reliable battery charging to ensure smooth operations in low-temperature environments. Battery chargers designed for such conditions are utilized to maintain the batteries' performance in these specialized settings.
  • Energy and Utility Companies: Forklifts are utilized by energy and utility companies for maintenance and operation tasks. Battery chargers are essential for charging the forklift batteries, allowing them to be used in power plants, substations, or other utility infrastructure.

Forklift Battery Chargers Manufacturers

  • Delta-Q Technologies
  • Enersys
  • Hawker Power Systems
  • Crown Battery Manufacturing
  • Deka
  • Ametek Prestolite Power
  • Applied Energy Solutions
  • Exide Technologies
  • Hydra
  • MaxPower

Forklift Battery Chargers are Also Known As

  • Industrial battery chargers
  • Electric vehicle battery chargers
  • Material handling equipment chargers
  • Lift truck battery chargers
  • Forklift power chargers
  • Battery rechargers
  • Warehouse equipment chargers
  • Electric equipment chargers
  • Energy storage system chargers
  • Electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE)
  • Battery maintenance chargers
  • Charging stations
  • Battery power management systems
  • Portable battery chargers

Forklift Battery Chargers Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is a forklift battery charger?
A: A forklift battery charger is a device used to recharge and maintain the batteries used in electric-powered forklifts and other industrial equipment. It provides the necessary electrical energy to replenish the battery's charge and keep it in optimal operating condition.

Q: How does a forklift battery charger work?
A: Forklift battery chargers work by converting AC alternating current power from a power source into direct current power that is suitable for charging the forklift battery. The charger delivers the appropriate voltage and current to the battery to charge it safely and efficiently.

Q: What types of forklift battery chargers are available?
A: Forklift battery chargers are available in various types, including conventional chargers, opportunity chargers, high-frequency chargers, and fast chargers. The type of charger required depends on factors such as the battery chemistry, voltage, capacity, and the desired charging speed.

Q: How long does it take to charge a forklift battery?
A: The charging time for a forklift battery depends on several factors, including the battery's capacity, the charger's charging rate, and the depth of discharge. Typically, a complete charge can take anywhere from a few hours to overnight.

Q: Can I leave the forklift battery on the charger when it's fully charged?
A: Yes, most forklift battery chargers have a float or maintenance charge mode that allows the battery to remain connected to the charger even when it is fully charged. This helps maintain the battery's charge and prevent self-discharge.

Q: Are forklift battery chargers interchangeable between different forklift brands?
A: Forklift battery chargers are generally not interchangeable between different forklift brands. Each brand may have its own specific charging requirements and connector types. It's important to use a charger that is recommended or compatible with the specific forklift and battery manufacturer.