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Centre of gravity position for forklift truck

flt centre of gravityIn this drawing the centre of gravity of the forklift is represented by the orange spot. It can be seen that the centre of gravity of the truck is very low down, because most of the weight of the truck is low-down, and it is positioned somewhere in between the wheelbase of the truck.

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