Drum Clamps - Forklifts are used to deal with storing, lifting and moving pallets. For businesses that handle products in drums, you must make use of an attachment to move, lift and store them. There are several drum forklift attachments that you can obtain for all your drum storing and moving requirements. These attachments are particularly used to be able to deal with drum containers - thus there is no risk of damage to the item or drum container when they are lifted, stored or moved.
Drum Positioner And Grab
The drum positioner is offered in three and four tine models. They are used for the unloading and loading of drums off vehicles, drum stands and racks. This particular accessory is totally mechanical, thus enabling the individual operating it to operate all from the comfort of the forklift seat. Able to move steel, large and extra large plastic drums, its capacity is 210 liters. This particular attachment is meant for drum pyramid stacking.
The drum grab is fork mounted and is designed with the sole objective of dealing with steel drums which have rolling hoops. Even though the purpose for the design was to deal with steel drums with rolling hoops, the drum grab could accommodate the transporting of extra large and large plastic drums. Drum capacity maximum is 210 liters for steel drums with rolling hoops and 220 liters for plastic drums.
The drum rotator is a forklift attachment which mounts on to the blades themselves. The objective of the drum rotator is to pick up the drum and turn it upside down. The drum fits in to the rotator utilizing a steel clamp which fits over the middle of the drum. The rotation is executed by either a crank handle or a continuous loop chain. The crank handle is intended for operations which happen beneath shoulder level. For operations that should happen higher than shoulder level, the continual loop chain will be utilized.
Drum tines are simple fork mounted attachment which could be utilized for unstacking or stacking 210-liter metal drums. Stacking requires nothing fancy, merely easy horizontal positioning of the drums. The carriage-mounted enhancements lessen the load center of the drums.
Drum tongs come in semi-automatic and automatic versions. They are utilized in the open topped or tight head steel drum styles. The drum pincers can be connected in a few ways to the lift truck. One way is to attach them underneath a fork-mounted hook. Another way is to attach them to a carriage mounted jib or a fork-mounted jib. Both the semi automatic and the automatic have a drum capacity of 210 liters. With the automatic, there is no need for the individual operating it to ever leave the seat of the lift truck.
Rim Grip Handler
The Rip Grip Drum Handler is the best option for lift truck accessories, when there is a need to store drums with limited area available. This attachment could be used on both 120L and 210L drums. The Rim Grip Handler works by utilizing steel jaws to be able to grab the rim of the drum. It picks the drum up and sets it down without requiring any space between the drums. The average unit in the business is a zinc-plated handler, even if, this particular accessory comes accessible in stainless steel for the food and drink industry.
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