Drum Clamps - Forklifts are used to deal with storing, lifting and moving pallets. For businesses that handle items inside drums, you will need to use an attachment to move, lift and store them. There are several drum forklift attachments that you could obtain for all of your drum lifting requirements. These attachments are particularly meant in order to deal with drum containers - hence there is no risk of damage to the product or drum container when they are moved, lifted or stored.
Drum Positioner And Grab
The drum positioner is available in three or four tine designs. They are utilized for the unloading and loading of drums off racks, vehicles and drum stands. This accessory is fully automatic, hence 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 accessory is meant for drum pyramid stacking.
The drum grab could be mounted to the forks, with a designed objective of handling metal drums that have rolling hoops. Although the initial purpose for the design was to deal with steel drums with rolling hoops, the drum grab can help accommodate plastic drums too. Drum capacity maximum is 220 liters for plastic barrels and 210 for steel drums with rolling hoops.
The drum rotator is one more forklift attachment that mounts onto the forks themselves. Their objective is to pick up the drum and turn it upside down. The drum is clamped into the drum rotator utilizing a clamp which fits around the center of the drum. The rotation is done by either a crank handle or a continuous loop chain. The crank handle is intended for operations that take place below shoulder level. For operations that must happen above shoulder level, the continuous loop chain will be utilized.
Drum tines are simple fork mounted accessory that could be utilized for stacking and unstacking 210-liter steel drums. Stacking requires nothing fancy, just simple horizontal placement of the drums. The carriage-mounted enhancements lessen the load center of the drums.
Drum tongs are accessible both automatic and semi-automatic versions which could be utilized in the tight head and open topped metal drum styles. The drum tongs could likewise be attached in many different 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 requirement for the individual operating it to ever leave the seat of the lift truck.
Rim Grip Handler
The Rip Grip Drum Handler is the ideal choice for forklift accessories, when there is a need to store drums with inadequate space obtainable. This particular accessory could be utilized on both one hundred twenty liter and two hundred ten litter drums. The Rim Grip Handler functions by utilizing metal jaws to be able to hold the rim of the drum. It picks the drum up and puts it down without needing any space between the drums. The standard model in the trade is a zinc-plated handler, though, this particular accessory is obtainable in stainless steel for the food and drink market.
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