Drum Clamp - Forklifts are designed to deal with lifting, storing and moving pallets. For companies which handle products in drums, you must use an attachment in order to store, move and lift them. There are several drum forklift accessories which you can acquire for all your drum moving, lifting and storing needs. These attachments are specially meant to be able to handle drum containers - therefore 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 can be utilized to load and unload drums off of vehicles, racks, and drum stands. These are presented in three and four tine models. This accessory is totally automatic, hence allowing 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 utilized 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 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 actually a forklift accessory which mounts on to the forks themselves. The purpose of the drum rotator is to pick up the drum and rotate it upside down. The drum fits in to the rotator with a steel clamp which 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 for operations that happen beneath shoulder level. For operations that must take place above shoulder level, the continual loop chain will be used.
Drum tines are straightforward fork mounted accessory that could be intended for stacking and unstacking 210-liter metal drums. Stacking requires nothing elaborate, only simple horizontal positioning of the drums. The carriage-mounted enhancements reduce the load center of the drums.
Drum tongs are available both semi-automatic and automatic models that can be utilized in the tight head and open topped metal drum styles. The drum tongs could even be connected several different ways to the forklift. One method is to attach them beneath a fork-mounted hook. One more way is to connect them to a fork-mounted jib or a carriage mounted jib. Both the automatic and semi-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
Whenever drums need storage space with limited area accessible, the Rim Grip Drum Handler is the perfect alternative in drum forklift attachments. This attachment will work for either the 210 L drums in addition to 120 L drums. The Rim Grip Handler works by using steel jaws so as to hold the edge of the drum. It lifts the drum and sets it down without requiring any space between the drums. The typical unit utilized in the trade is a zinc-plated handler, although, this particular attachment is accessible in stainless steel for the food and drink market.
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