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The legislative information contained on this web site is my interpretation of the law based on many years in the health and safety business. A definitive interpretation can only be given by the courts. I will therefore not be held responsible for any accident/incident/prosecution arising as a consequence of anyone using any information obtained from this web site.

Graph type capacity plate

graph capacity plateA different type of capacity plate is illustrated here. Many truck manufacturers fit this type of graphical capacity plate. Each sloping white line refers to a different mast stacking height, the left-hand column shows the actual capacities and the various load centres are listed along the bottom.

Whilst this type of plate is very common, because of it’s small size, it is often difficult to read the figures accurately. When using this type plate operators should err on the side of caution if they cannot extrapolate the exact capacity figures for their application.

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