Drum Clamp - Forklifts are actually used to move, lift and store things placed on pallets. For facilities that make use of drums, they normally need an attachment to deal with lifting, moving and storing them. There are a few various attachments that a company can use for all your drum lifting, moving, and storing requirements. These attachments are particularly utilized in order to deal with drum containers - thus 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 presented in three or four tine designs. They are operational for the loading and unloading of drums off drum stands, racks and vehicles. This particular accessory is completely automatic, thus allowing the operator to operate all from the comfort of the forklift seat. Able to move steel, large and extra large plastic drums, its capacity is 210 liters. This accessory is designed for drum pyramid stacking.
The drum grab is fork mounted and is designed with the sole objective of dealing with steel drums that have rolling hoops. Even if the purpose for the design was to deal with steel drums with rolling hoops, the drum grab could accommodate the transporting of large and extra 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 a forklift accessory that mounts on to the forks themselves. The purpose of the drum rotator is to be able to pick up the drum and rotate it upside down. The drum fits in to the rotator with a steel clamp that fits over the middle of the drum. The rotation is performed by either a continuous loop chain or a crank handle. The crank handle is designed for operations that take place below shoulder level. For operations that should take place over shoulder level, the continual circle chain will be utilized.
The drum tines are simple fork or carriage mounted accessories. They are intended for stacking and unstacking 210-liter metal drums. Stacking involves nothing elaborate, just simple horizontal placement of the drums. The carriage-mounted accessories lessen the load center of the drums.
Drum tongs are accessible both automatic and semi-automatic models which could be utilized in the open topped and tight head steel drum styles. The drum tongs could also be connected several various ways to the lift truck. One method 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 individual operating it 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 limited area accessible. This particular accessory could be used on both 120L and 210L drums. The Rim Grip Handler functions by utilizing steel jaws to be able to hold the rim of the drum. It picks the drum up and sets it down without requiring any room between all the drums. The standard model used in the trade is a zinc-plated handler, even if, this particular accessory is obtainable in stainless steel for the food and drink market.
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