Pneumatic Forklifts are powered vehicles that are designed to lift and move objects. The wheels of a pneumatic forklifts vary from cushion tire forklifts in that they are air filled, like a passenger vehicle. Much like cushion tire forklifts, they are only used in industrial and commercial settings as the recommended use is that they are used on hard smooth surfaces.
Forklifts today are the result of simultaneous development by several different companies, primarily Clark and Yale. The forklift is available in many shapes and sizes. depending on what it is needed for. The pneumatic forklift is distinguished by their tires and unlike the cushion tire forklift which have a solid filling through out, they have air filled tires. Pneumatic forklifts are available in all kinds of sizes, weight capacities and fuel types. They are primarily used in manufacturing and warehousing operations.
There are way too many fork lift manufacturers to list here, but some of the prominent companies are; Caterpillar, Clark, Hyster, Mitsubishi, Toyota, Komatsu, Nissan and Yale. Forklifts are also known by many names depending upon what part of the world you call home some of them are; lift trucks, stacker-trucks and sideloaders.