Correct floor flatness is essential for the following reasons:
Operations are more efficient if lift trucks operate at Maximum speed.
• Poor surface regularity will cause excessive vibration on a lift truck and increase down time and maintenance.
• Health & Safety and driver fatigue.
• Reduced damage to stock.
• Gives control on the general quality of a floor when constructed.
• Undoubtedly the most important category of industry where flatness is essential within aisles of high density warehouses where defined path, very narrow aisles trucks operate.