Drum Clamps - Forklifts are actually utilized to move, lift and store items placed on pallets. For businesses which make use of drums, they often need an attachment so as to handle storing, lifting and moving them. There are some various attachments that a company can use for all of your drum moving, storing and lifting requirements. These attachments are specifically used in order to handle drum containers - hence there is no chance of damage to the product or drum container whenever they are stored, moved or lifted.
Drum Positioner And Grab
The drum positioner is available in three or four tine models. They are used for the loading and unloading of drums off drum stands, racks and vehicles. This particular attachment is fully mechanical, hence allowing the operator 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 accessory is meant for drum pyramid stacking.
The drum grab can be mounted to the forks, with a designed objective of handling metal drums that have rolling hoops. Although the original purpose for the design was to deal with steel drums with rolling hoops, the drum grab can 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 one more forklift accessory that mounts onto the blades themselves. Their objective is to be able to lift the drum and turn it upside down. The drum is clamped into the drum rotator using a clamp which fits around the center of the drum. The rotation is performed by either a crank handle or a continuous loop chain. The crank handle is designed for operations which take place beneath shoulder level. For operations which must happen over shoulder level, the continuous circle chain will be utilized.
Drum tines are simple fork mounted attachment that could be used for stacking and unstacking 210-liter steel drums. Stacking involves nothing elaborate, merely easy horizontal placement of the drums. The carriage-mounted accessories lessen the load center of the drums.
Drum tongs are available both semi-automatic and automatic versions that could be used in the open topped and tight head metal drum styles. The drum tongs can likewise be connected several various ways to the forklift. One way is to attach them under a fork-mounted hook. Another way is to attach 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 operator to ever leave the seat of the lift truck.
Rim Grip Handler
The Rip Grip Drum Handler is the perfect choice for lift truck attachments, when there is a necessity to store drums with inadequate area accessible. This particular attachment can be used on both one hundred twenty liter and two hundred ten litter drums. The Rim Grip Handler functions by using metal jaws to hold the rim of the drum. It lifts the drum and sets it down without requiring any space between all of the drums. The average unit in the business is a zinc-plated handler, even if, this attachment comes accessible in stainless steel for the food and drink market.
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