Accession Number:

ADA053770

Title:

Forklift Trucks, Gasoline-Engine-Driven, 4000- to 6000-Pound-Capacity -- User Survey

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MOBILITY EQUIPMENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMAND FORT BELVOIR VA

Report Date:

1978-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

79.0

Abstract:

This report is the result of recent emphasis on procuring commercial items in lieu of Military Adaptation of Commercial Items MACI. Four major forklift truck manufacturers were surveyed, and their candidate models for the three size requirements were obtained. Commercial users of these forklift trucks were then visited by a Survey Team using a User Survey Questionnaire designed to obtain the data required. This report presents the methodology, results, and conclusions of evaluating the established commercial market acceptability of these commercial forklift trucks. The compiled results are discussed and commercial forklift trucks are compared for variance with the requirements of the existing MACI specification for forklift trucks. The Survey results support the general conclusions The Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability RAM characteristics of the commercial forklift trucks surveyed are acceptable to their commercial users.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE