LPG for Forklift Trucks

Clean, reliable, cost-effective LPG for Forklift Trucks

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Fuel your Forklift

When it comes to fuel for forklift trucks (FLTs), LPG is the perfect solution. Not only is it cleaner, more efficient and cheaper than diesel, it provides excellent advantages over electricity too.

It’s powerful, reliable and provides great operational flexibility — allowing businesses to keep productivity high, whilst making significant efficiencies. 

Whether your business operates just one FLT or a whole fleet, we have an LPG supply to suit your needs, from bulk LPG tanks through to a full range of cylinders.

 

LPG for forklifts vs Diesel & Electric

Lower upfront costs

With LPG you won’t pay for costly recharging equipment, batteries or battery disposal. Plus, LPG trucks typically cost less to buy and maintain than diesel and electric equivalents.

Cleaner

LPG produces less CO2 than diesel, helping your business reduce its carbon footprint. It won’t leave soot over the products you handle, and produces fewer PM10 particles for improved air quality. It also eliminates the risk of costly spillages.

Faster refuelling

Refuelling with LPG can be done in minutes (with no batteries to charge), helping to keep productivity up and unwanted downtime down.

Forklift gas — how it compares

BenefitsLPGDieselElectricity
Low upfront costs    
Low carbon   
Cleaner fuel / longer engine life   
Quick to refuel   
Consistent, reliable power   
Flexible prolonged use indoors and out   
Quiet engine   

 

Switching Suppliers

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Supply Options

Depending on your usage and storage space, we offer LPG in either bulk tanks or cylinders (or a mix of the two).

LPG cylinders

For those who don’t require a bulk supply, and where space is limited, we offer a full range of LPG cylinders.

Our 11kg and 18kg FLT cylinders are particularly popular options, providing up to 7.5 hours of operating time.

Compact and efficient, they’re easy to handle and can be changed easily in minutes. Keeping FLTs running smoothly, all our cylinders are fitted with magnets, to stop metallic debris from entering the fuel injection system, and pumps are protected by ‘Y-Strainer’ filters.

They also feature enhanced integrated safety systems to prevent any gas loss. Cylinders can be ordered simply online through My Account or our Online Shop

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Bulk LPG

For larger businesses where usage is higher, a bulk supply is the most convenient option.

We’ll install your tank (or tanks) on your premises, and then you’re free to refill your cylinders as and when you need.

This can be done quickly and easily, without having to remove heavy cylinders off the trucks. Not only does this reduce costly downtime, but it improves safety for employers too.

With a bulk supply, we’ll also remotely monitor your usage and keep you automatically topped up, so you never have to worry about running out.  

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What our customers say

Hemisphere has been in the freight forwarding industry for 27 years, with offices in Ipswich, Heathrow and the Far East.

It uses Fork Lift Trucks (FLTs) to carry 450-500 tonnes daily across a six to seven hour operating period.

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Why Flogas?

We’ve been providing LPG for forklift trucks for more than 35 years, and we’re members of the Fork Lift Truck Association — so our expert team fully understands your industry and your energy needs. 

We’ll listen to your requirements and provide solutions that are tailored to deliver the best results for your business.

In line with your manufacturer’s warranty, we also recommend regular servicing by professional, accredited FLT service engineers.

Our dedicated liquid specialist design and installation service means we’ll manage everything for you, so you can concentrate on what matters most — your business.

You can also rest assured that you’ll always have the power you need for your fleet, as our nationwide delivery network is the most extensive in the UK, with the most depots.

Our expert team:

  • Delivers on-going support 
  • Is fully responsible for all cylinder maintenance, inspections and testing
  • Provides a 24h emergency break down service 
  • Offers bespoke training courses for drivers or instructors

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