Drum Clamp - Forklifts are truly designed to lift, move and store things placed on pallets. For companies that make use of drums, they normally require an attachment to be able to handle lifting, moving and storing them. There are a few different attachments which a company could utilize for all of your drum moving, storing and lifting needs. These attachments are particularly designed so as to deal with drum containers - hence there is no chance of damage to the product or drum container whenever they are moved, lifted or stored.
Drum Positioner And Grab
The drum positioner could be utilized to load and unload drums off of vehicles, racks, and drum stands. These are existing in three and four tine models. This attachment is totally mechanical, thus allowing the operator to be able 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 used for drum pyramid stacking.
The drum grab could be mounted to the forks, with a designed objective of handling metal drums which have rolling hoops. Even if the original purpose for the design was to handle steel drums with rolling hoops, the drum grab could 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 one more forklift accessory that mounts onto the blades themselves. Their purpose is to lift the drum and turn it upside down. The drum is clasped into the drum rotator using a clamp that fits around the center of the drum. The rotation is done by either a continuous loop chain or a crank handle. The crank handle is intended for operations that take place below shoulder level. For operations that should take place higher than shoulder level, the continuous circle chain will be utilized.
Drum tines are simple fork mounted accessory that can be utilized for stacking and unstacking 210-liter steel drums. Stacking requires nothing fancy, merely simple horizontal positioning of the drums. The carriage-mounted attachments lessen the load center of the drums.
Drum tongs are obtainable both semi-automatic and automatic models that could be used in the tight head and open topped steel drum styles. The drum tongs could even be connected in many various ways to the forklift. One way is to attach them underneath a fork-mounted hook. One more way is to attach them to a carriage mounted jib or a fork-mounted jib. Both the semi automatic and the automatic have a drum capacity of 210 liters. With the automatic, there is no requirement for the person operating it to ever leave the seat of the forklift.
Rim Grip Handler
Whenever drums require storage space with inadequate spacing available, the Rim Grip Drum Handler is the perfect alternative in drum forklift attachments. This particular attachment would work for both the 210 L drums along with 120 L drums. The Rim Grip Handler functions by utilizing metal jaws to be able to grab the edge of the drum. It picks the drum up and puts it down without requiring any room between all the drums. The typical model in the business is a zinc-plated handler, even though, this particular attachment is obtainable in stainless steel for the food and drink market.
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