Quality Assurance

We only supply used forklifts that we are prepared to put our name to and which meet the exacting standards you expect from Gwent Mechanical Handling.

All forklifts are prepared to stringent quality standards in our purpose built workshops, are fully warranted and come with a LOLER / PUWER Certificate of Thorough Examination as standard. You wouldn’t expect anything less from a STILL and Doosan main dealer. All our used forklifts undergo an extensive series of rigorous tests and checks which include:

  • Fully serviced to manufacturer’s recommendations
  • Inspection/Testing: All our forklifts are operationally tested under load conditions to assure proper operation of all controls and functions.
  • Change of oils and filters
  • Testing of all electrical equipment
  • Charger function and PAT tested and certificated
  • Forks and load backrest checked for wear and tear
  • Overhead guard inspection
  • Engine pressure and emissions checked and certified
  • Repainted to manufacturer’s original colours on request
  • Brake shoes replaced
  • Full serviceability and functionality check to conform to LOLER and PUWER (certificate provided).
  • Tyres checked for wear and safety
  • Operator’s seat renovated including seat belt
  • Engine and transmission components checked for wear
  • Mast, carriage and hydraulics within tolerances
  • Lighting and control lights tested
  • Steer axle checked and set to manufacturer’s
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