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Quality Products

Astrolift offer New Zealand's most extensive range of warehouse equipment and are dedicated to consistently enhancing the quality and variety of our product offerings.

Customer Care

We care deeply about Our Valued Clients & are always striving to offer reliable, knowledgeable & easy operational solutions.

Backup Service & Spares

Astrolift provide Prompt & reliable backup service throughout NZ & carry a huge range of spare parts – Our goal is to minimise your machine downtime.

Choosing the Right 2-Way Pallet Jack
When selecting a 2-Way Pallet Jack for your warehouse, consider factors such as weight capacity, lifting height, wheel material, and whether you prefer a manual or electric model.

Additionally, evaluate the specific needs of your warehouse, such as the type of pallets used, floor conditions, and available space to ensure the chosen pallet jack meets your requirements.


Electric vs. Manual 2-Way Pallet Jacks
Manual 2-Way Pallet Jacks require physical effort from the operator to lift and move pallets, while electric models use a motor for lifting and propulsion. Electric pallet jacks often provide higher weight capacities and increased efficiency, but they may require more maintenance and have a higher initial cost than manual models.


Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Proper maintenance is crucial to extend the lifespan of your 2-Way Pallet Jack and ensure safe operation. Regularly inspect the equipment for any signs of wear or damage, lubricate moving parts, and check the hydraulic system for leaks or issues. Familiarize yourself with common troubleshooting techniques to address minor problems quickly and efficiently.


Operator Training and Certification
To minimize the risk of accidents and ensure the safe use of 2-Way Pallet Jacks, operators should receive adequate training and certification. This training typically covers topics such as safe operation, proper lifting techniques, equipment maintenance, and relevant regulations.


Accessories and Customization
Many 2-Way Pallet Jacks can be customized with accessories to enhance their functionality and better suit your warehouse needs. Options may include attachments for handling unique load types, weighing scales for inventory control, or non-marking wheels for use on sensitive flooring.


Why Astrolift

Astrolift is a leading provider of warehouse equipment solutions, offering an extensive range of high-quality products, including 2-Way Pallet Jacks.

What is a 2-Way Pallet Jack?

A 2-Way Pallet Jack is a material handling tool designed to lift and transport pallets, capable of entering the pallet from either the short or long side.

How do 2-Way Pallet Jacks differ from standard pallet jacks?

Unlike standard pallet jacks that can only enter pallets from the short side, 2-Way Pallet Jacks can access pallets from both the short and long sides, making them more versatile in tight spaces.

What is the weight capacity of a 2-Way Pallet Jack?

Weight capacities vary, but most 2-Way Pallet Jacks can handle loads up to 2,500 kg, depending on the model and manufacturer.

Can 2-Way Pallet Jacks be used on uneven surfaces?

While 2-Way Pallet Jacks work best on flat, smooth surfaces, some models are designed with larger wheels and increased ground clearance to handle uneven surfaces better.

Are there electric 2-Way Pallet Jacks available?

Yes, electric 2-Way Pallet Jacks are available, offering additional power and convenience compared to manual models.

How do I maintain my 2-Way Pallet Jack?

Regular maintenance includes checking for damage, lubricating moving parts, inspecting the hydraulic system, and keeping the equipment clean to ensure longevity and safe operation.

Can I rent a 2-Way Pallet Jack?

Many equipment rental companies offer 2-Way Pallet Jacks for short-term or long-term rental, depending on your needs.

Are there any safety concerns when using a 2-Way Pallet Jack?

Always follow the manufacturer's guidelines, wear appropriate safety gear, and ensure operators are trained and certified to use the equipment to minimize the risk of accidents.