Drum Clamp - Forklifts are actually designed to move, lift and store things placed on pallets. For businesses that utilize drums, they often need an attachment to handle moving, storing and lifting them. There are several various attachments which a company can use for all your drum storing, lifting and moving needs. These attachments are specially utilized to handle drum containers - thus there is no chance of damage to the item or drum container whenever they are moved, lifted or stored.
Drum Positioner And Grab
The drum positioner is existing in three or four tine designs. They are operational for the unloading and loading of drums off vehicles, drum stands and racks. This attachment is fully mechanical, thus enabling the operator to be able to operate all from the comfort of the lift truck seat. Able to move large and extra large plastic drums, steel, its capacity is 210 liters. This particular attachment is designed for drum pyramid stacking.
The drum grab is fork mounted and is designed with the sole objective of handling steel drums which have rolling hoops. Even though the purpose for the design was to handle steel drums with rolling hoops, the drum grab could accommodate the moving of extra large and large plastic drums. Drum capacity maximum is 220 liters for plastic barrels and 210 for steel drums with rolling hoops.
The drum rotator is a lift truck attachment that mounts on to the forks themselves. The purpose of the drum rotator is to be able to pick up the drum and turn it upside down. The drum fits in to the rotator using a steel clamp which fits over the middle of the drum. The rotation is executed by either a continuous loop chain or a crank handle. The crank handle is utilized for operations that take place below shoulder level. For operations that must take place over shoulder level, the continuous loop chain will be used.
Drum tines are straightforward fork mounted attachment which could be utilized for unstacking or stacking 210-liter steel drums. Stacking requires nothing intricate, just simple horizontal positioning of the drums. The carriage-mounted accessories reduce the load center of the drums.
Drum tongs are obtainable both automatic and semi-automatic models that can be used in the tight head and open topped steel drum kinds. The drum tongs can likewise be connected several different ways to the lift truck. One way is to connect them beneath a fork-mounted hook. One more way is to attach them to a fork-mounted jib or a carriage mounted jib. Either 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
When drums require storage with inadequate area available, the Rim Grip Drum Handler is the perfect alternative in drum forklift accessories. This particular accessory would work for either the 210 L drums in addition to 120 L drums. The Rim Grip Handler functions by using steel jaws in order to hold the rim of the drum. It picks the drum up and puts it down without requiring any space between the drums. The standard model utilized in the industry is a zinc-plated handler, even though, this particular attachment comes obtainable in stainless steel for the food and drink industry.
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