Drum Clamp - Forklifts are meant to deal with lifting, storing and moving pallets. For companies that handle items in drums, you should utilize an attachment to store, move and lift them. There are numerous drum forklift attachments that you can obtain for all of your drum moving, lifting and storing needs. These attachments are specially meant to be able to handle drum containers - therefore there is no risk of damage to the product or drum container whenever they are lifted, stored or moved.
Drum Positioner And Grab
The drum positioner is available in three and four tine models. They are operational for the loading and unloading of drums off vehicles, drum stands and racks. This particular accessory is totally mechanical, therefore enabling the operator to be able to operate all from the comfort of the lift truck seat. Able to move steel, large and extra large plastic drums, its capacity is 210 liters. This accessory is intended for drum pyramid stacking.
The drum grab is fork designed and mounted with the sole purpose of handling steel drums which have rolling hoops. Although the purpose for the design was to deal with steel drums with rolling hoops, the drum grab can 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 another forklift accessory that mounts onto the forks themselves. Their objective is to be able to pick up the drum and turn it upside down. The drum is clamped into the drum rotator with a clamp which fits around the middle of the drum. The rotation is executed by either a continuous loop chain or a crank handle. The crank handle is intended for operations which take place below shoulder level. For operations which should take place above shoulder level, the continuous loop chain will be used.
Drum tines are straightforward fork mounted accessory which can be utilized for stacking and unstacking 210-liter steel drums. Stacking requires nothing elaborate, merely simple horizontal positioning of the drums. The carriage-mounted enhancements reduce the load center of the drums.
Drum tongs come in automatic and semi-automatic versions. They are for use in the open topped or tight head steel drum styles. The drum tongs could be attached in several ways to the forklift. One method is to attach them underneath a fork-mounted hook. Another way is to connect them to a carriage mounted jib or a fork-mounted jib. Both the automatic and semi-automatic have a drum capacity of 210 liters. With the automatic, there is no requirement for the person operating it to ever leave the seat of the lift truck.
Rim Grip Handler
The Rip Grip Drum Handler is the optimal option for forklift attachments, whenever there is a necessity to store drums with limited area obtainable. This particular accessory can be used on either one hundred twenty liter and two hundred ten litter drums. The Rim Grip Handler works by utilizing steel jaws so as to grab the rim of the drum. It lifts the drum and puts it down without requiring any space between all the drums. The standard unit in the industry is a zinc-plated handler, although, this attachment comes obtainable in stainless steel for the food and drink industry.
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