Drum Clamps - Forklifts are really designed to store, move and lift products placed on pallets. For facilities that use drums, they normally require an attachment to handle storing, lifting and moving them. There are a few various attachments that a company can use for all your drum storing, lifting and moving needs. These attachments are specially utilized so as to handle drum containers - hence there is no chance of damage to the item or drum container when they are stored, moved or lifted.
Drum Positioner And Grab
The drum positioner could be utilized to load and unload drums off of drum stands, vehicles and racks. These are obtainable in three or four tine models. This attachment is totally mechanical, thus 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 accessory is meant for drum pyramid stacking.
The drum grab can be mounted to the forks, with a designed purpose of dealing with 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 220 liters for plastic barrels and 210 for steel drums with rolling hoops.
The drum rotator is another forklift accessory which mounts onto the blades themselves. Their objective is to be able to pick up the drum and rotate it upside down. The drum is clasped into the drum rotator using a clamp which fits around the center of the drum. The rotation is executed by either a crank handle or a continuous loop chain. The crank handle is intended for operations that take place beneath shoulder level. For operations that must happen higher than shoulder level, the continuous circle chain will be used.
Drum tines are straightforward fork mounted attachment that can be utilized for stacking and unstacking 210-liter metal drums. Stacking requires nothing fancy, only easy horizontal positioning of the drums. The carriage-mounted enhancements decrease the load center of the drums.
Drum tongs come in both automatic and semi-automatic units which can be used in the open topped and tight head steel drum kinds. The drum tongs can likewise be attached several different ways to the lift truck. One way is to attach them under 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 need for the individual operating it to ever leave the seat of the forklift.
Rim Grip Handler
The Rip Grip Drum Handler is the ideal option for forklift accessories, whenever there is a need to stockpile drums with limited area obtainable. This accessory can be utilized on either 120L and 210L drums. The Rim Grip Handler functions by utilizing steel jaws to hold the edge of the drum. It picks the drum up and puts it down without needing any room between all of the drums. The typical model utilized in the trade is a zinc-plated handler, though, this attachment comes accessible in stainless steel for the food and drink industry.
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