Drum Clamp - Forklifts are actually meant to store, move and lift items placed on pallets. For businesses that utilize drums, they often need an attachment so as to handle storing, lifting and moving them. There are a few different attachments which a business can use for all your drum lifting, moving, and storing needs. These attachments are particularly utilized to be able to deal with drum containers - therefore there is no risk of damage to the item or drum container whenever they are stored, moved or lifted.
Drum Positioner And Grab
The drum positioner can be used in order to load and unload drums off of racks, drum stands and vehicles. These are offered in three or four tine models. This particular accessory is completely automatic, thus allowing the the one operating it 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 accessory is meant for drum pyramid stacking.
The drum grab is fork designed and mounted with the sole purpose of handling steel drums which have rolling hoops. Though the reason for the design was to deal with steel drums with rolling hoops, the drum grab could accommodate the moving 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 purpose is to pick up the drum and turn 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 done by either a continuous loop chain or a crank handle. The crank handle is designed for operations which take place beneath shoulder level. For operations which must occur over shoulder level, the continuous circle chain will be used.
Drum tines are straightforward fork mounted attachment which could be intended for unstacking or stacking 210-liter steel drums. Stacking requires nothing intricate, only easy horizontal placement of the drums. The carriage-mounted attachments reduce the load center of the drums.
Drum tongs are available in automatic and semi-automatic units. They are for use in the open topped or tight head steel drum styles. The drum forceps could be connected in a few ways to the forklift. One way is to connect them underneath 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 optimal alternative for lift truck accessories, whenever there is a necessity to store drums with limited space obtainable. This particular attachment can be utilized on both 120L and 210L drums. The Rim Grip Handler operates by utilizing steel jaws in order to grab the rim of the drum. It lifts the drum and puts it down without requiring any room between all the drums. The standard unit used in the industry is a zinc-plated handler, even if, this accessory comes available in stainless steel for the food and drink market.
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