Drum Clamp - Forklifts are truly used to lift, move and store things placed on pallets. For businesses that use drums, they often require an attachment in order to deal with storing, lifting and moving them. There are some various attachments which a business could utilize for all of your drum moving, storing and lifting needs. These attachments are specially utilized to be able to handle drum containers - hence there is no risk of damage to the product or drum container whenever they are moved, lifted or stored.
Drum Positioner And Grab
The drum positioner is offered in three or four tine designs. They are utilized for the loading and unloading of drums off racks, vehicles and drum stands. This particular accessory is totally mechanical, hence allowing the individual 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 used for drum pyramid stacking.
The drum grab could be mounted to the forks, with a designed purpose of handling metal drums that have rolling hoops. Though the original purpose for the design was to deal with steel drums with rolling hoops, the drum grab could help accommodate plastic drums as well. Drum capacity maximum is 210 liters for steel drums with rolling hoops and 220 liters for plastic drums.
The drum rotator is a lift truck accessory which mounts on to the blades themselves. The purpose of the drum rotator is to lift the drum and rotate it upside down. The drum fits in to the rotator utilizing a steel clamp that fits over the middle of the drum. The rotation is performed by either a crank handle or a continuous loop chain. The crank handle is utilized for operations which take place beneath shoulder level. For operations that should take place over shoulder level, the continuous loop chain will be utilized.
Drum tines are straightforward fork mounted accessory that can be used for stacking and unstacking 210-liter steel drums. Stacking requires nothing intricate, only easy horizontal placement of the drums. The carriage-mounted attachments decrease the load center of the drums.
Drum tongs come in both automatic and semi-automatic versions that could be used in the open topped and tight head steel drum styles. The drum tongs can likewise be connected in many various ways to the lift truck. One way is to connect them under a fork-mounted hook. One more 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 need for the operator to ever leave the seat of the forklift.
Rim Grip Handler
Whenever drums need storage space with inadequate spacing available, the Rim Grip Drum Handler is the ideal alternative in drum forklift attachments. This particular attachment will work for both the two hundred ten liter drums along with one hundred twenty liter drums. The Rim Grip Handler works by using metal jaws to be able to hold the edge of the drum. It picks the drum up and puts it down without needing any space between all the drums. The typical model in the trade is a zinc-plated handler, though, this accessory is obtainable in stainless steel for the food and drink market.
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