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Batteries & Chargers

Black Equipment provides complete battery and charger repair service at your location or one of our 5 service locations. We have enhanced our ability to repair batteries and chargers on-site faster than ever. In addition to full battery and charger service, Black Equipment can wash batteries on-site in our mobile stainless steel wash station allowing all fluids to be safely removed and disposed off customer site. The filter and recycle system can clean and neutralize the waste water, making it environmentally safe before we leave your facility.

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BHS is the leading manufacturer of custom forklift battery handling equipment and delivers dependable, flexible, and affordable solutions to customers around the globe. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, BHS operates a 128,000-square-foot manufacturing facility with state-of-the-art laser technology, CNC machining, and robotic welders, allowing for exceptional quality and consistent lead times. BHS is regularly adding products to the line, introducing gantry cranes, forklift fleet management tools, lift tables, ergonomic warehouse equipment, and fabricated steel products. The BHS mission is "to provide the highest quality products and the best engineered solutions in order to continually improve our customers' productivity and profitability."

As a dealer for BHS, we offer the most comprehensive line of battery handling equipment to lift, move, and handle industrial forklift batteries and a growing line of warehouse equipment products. BHS products maximize warehouse space and improve overall efficiency.

Download BHS Battery Handling & Warehouse Equipment Product Catalog Here.

Battery Handling Equipment

When choosing forklift battery handling equipment, first consider: the size of the forklift and battery fleet, and method of battery removal (side/lateral, overhead/vertical, or both).

Battery carriages for smaller fleets of side-extraction

BHS Automatic Transfer Carriage (ATC)

The BHS Automatic Transfer Carriage (ATC) converts a pallet truck into a portable battery changer and is available with hook/chain, vacuum, or magnet extraction. Shown with magnet extraction, optional Drop In Roller and bed extension.

BHS Mobile Battery Extractor (MBE)

The BHS Mobile Battery Extractor (MBE) has a built in powerhead, 42" battery compartment and is available with vacuum or magnet extraction. Shown with magnet extraction.

BHS Battery Transfer Carriage (BTC)

The BHS Battery Transfer Carriage (BTC) manually transports batteries utilizing push/pull mechanics. The BTC is available in several models with extraction and lift/lower functions ranging from fully manual to fully powered. BTC-MPPAE shown with electric lift/lower function and electric, hook/chain extraction.

Operator Aboard Battery Extractors for larger fleets of side-extraction

BHS Double Stack Battery Extractor (BE-DS)

The BHS Operator Aboard Battery Extractor (BE) is equipped with hydraulic lift/lower function and is available in hydraulic or electric drive. The BE is also available in single-level or multi-level up to four-high, has two battery compartments offered in multiple sizes, and can be outfitted with either magnet or vacuum extraction. BHS Double-Stack Battery Extractor (BE-DS) shown with vacuum extraction and BHS Double Stack Battery Systems Stands (BS-DS).

Gantry Cranes for small or large fleets of vertical-extraction

BHS Portable Gantry Crane (PGC-PDC)

The BHS Portable Gantry Crane (PGC) is available in powered and non-powered drive, 2- or 3-Ton models, and can be customized for capacity, height, and beam spans. Shown with BHS Battery Lifting Beam (BLB), Hardwood Battery Stands (HBS), and BHS Hardwood Wash Station (HWS).

Battery Charging Area Storage

BHS Single Level Battery Stand (BS-SL)

The BHS Single Level Battery Stand (BS-SL) is equipped with poly-sleeved rollers, battery flip stops, and drip pan compartments and is available in a range of models. Shown with charger shelf

BHS Double Stack Battery Stand (BS-DS)

The BHS Multi-Tiered Battery Stands are equipped with poly-sleeved rollers, battery flip stops, and drip pan compartments and is available in a range of models. Double Stack Battery System Stand (BS-DS) shown with poly lead rollers in each battery compartment.

BHS Hardwood Battery Station (HBS)

The BHS Hardwood Battery Stand (HBS) is equipped with plastic decking and charger shelf and is available in a range of models.

Battery Charging Area Organization and Safety

BHS Charger Stand (CS)
BHS Charger Wall Bracket (CWB) and Cable Retractor (CR-1)
BHS Eye Wash (EW)
BHS Battery Spill Kit (SK)
BHS Roller Wash Station (RWS)
BHS Hydrogen Exhaust Fan Kit (HEF-KIT)

Complete the battery charging room with hydrogen gas ventilation, electrical distribution, cable management, battery spill safety, eye wash, and much more! Contact us for a Battery Room Survey today!

Warehouse Equipment

When choosing warehouse equipment, it is important to consider ergonomics, safety, comfort, and efficiency. BHS warehouse solutions provide all of these benefits without sacraficing design and integrity.

Ergonomic Lift Tables

BHS Scissor Lift Table (LT)
BHS Manual Mobile Lift Table (MMLT)
BHS Powered Mobile Lift Table (PMLT)
BHS Self-Leveling Mobile Lift Table (SMLT)

BHS Lift Tables provide an ergonomic value to most work stations and processes. Models are available as stationary or mobile and manual or powered and can be customized to accommodate any operation.

Ergonomic Bin Tippers

DumpMaster Bin Tipper (DM)
Multi-Tip Bin Tipper (MT)
Manual Bin Tipper (Ezi-MT)

BHS Bin Tippers are the perfect solution for lifting and tipping waste, and can also be used to mix ingredients in food or chemical production. Models range from fully manual to fully powered and handle most typical bin or can sizes. Bin Tippers can be customized to accommodate any application.

Industrial Storage, Transportation, and Logistics

BHS Order Picking Cart (OPC)
BHS Automotive Battery Rack (BS-ABR)
BHS Forklift Work Platform (FWP)
BHS Panel Cart (PC)
BHS Parallel Reel Payout (PRP)

BHS Warehouse Equipment also includes products for storage, shipping and receiving, retail display, order picking, inventory management, material transport, and electrical product management. Call us now for more details!