Drum Clamp - Forklifts are used to deal with storing, lifting and moving pallets. For companies that deal with products inside drums, you have to make use of an attachment in order to store, move and lift them. There are various drum forklift attachments that you could acquire for all of your drum moving, lifting and storing needs. These attachments are specially used in order to handle drum containers - therefore there is no chance of damage to the product or drum container when they are moved, lifted or stored.
Drum Positioner And Grab
The drum positioner can be utilized in order to load and unload drums off of drum stands, vehicles and racks. These are available in three and four tine models. This accessory is completely automatic, therefore enabling the person operating it to be able to operate all from the comfort of the forklift seat. Able to move large and extra large plastic drums, steel, its capacity is 210 liters. This accessory is utilized for drum pyramid stacking.
The drum grab can be mounted to the forks, with a designed purpose of dealing with metal drums that have rolling hoops. Though the initial reason for the design was to handle steel drums with rolling hoops, the drum grab could help accommodate plastic drums as well. 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 purpose is to be able to lift the drum and rotate it upside down. The drum is clamped into the drum rotator using a clamp which fits around the middle of the drum. The rotation is performed by either a crank handle or a continuous loop chain. The crank handle is meant for operations that happen below shoulder level. For operations which must occur over shoulder level, the continual loop chain will be used.
The drum tines are carriage mounted or simple fork accessories. They are used for stacking and unstacking 210-liter metal drums. Stacking requires nothing fancy, just simple horizontal placement of the drums. The carriage-mounted enhancements decrease the load center of the drums.
Drum tongs are accessible both semi-automatic and automatic versions which could be utilized in the tight head and open topped steel drum styles. The drum tongs could even be connected in many different ways to the lift truck. One method is to attach them under a fork-mounted hook. One more way is to attach them to a fork-mounted jib or a carriage 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 forklift.
Rim Grip Handler
The Rip Grip Drum Handler is the perfect choice for forklift accessories, whenever there is a necessity to stockpile drums with inadequate area obtainable. This particular attachment can be used on both 120L and 210L drums. The Rim Grip Handler works by using metal jaws to hold the edge of the drum. It lifts the drum and puts it down without requiring any space between the drums. The typical model used in the business is a zinc-plated handler, although, this attachment is available in stainless steel for the food and drink industry.
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