Drum Clamps - Forklifts are really utilized to lift, move and store items placed on pallets. For facilities that utilize drums, they usually require an attachment to handle lifting, moving and storing them. There are some various attachments that a business could use for all of your drum moving, storing and lifting requirements. These attachments are specially designed to be able to handle drum containers - therefore there is no chance of damage to the product or drum container when they are stored, moved or lifted.
Drum Positioner And Grab
The drum positioner is offered in three and four tine models. They are utilized for the unloading and loading of drums off drum stands, racks and vehicles. This attachment is fully automatic, therefore 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 particular attachment is designed for drum pyramid stacking.
The drum grab is fork mounted and is designed with the sole purpose of dealing with steel drums which have rolling hoops. Even though the purpose for the design was to deal with steel drums with rolling hoops, the drum grab could accommodate the moving of extra large and 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 actually a forklift attachment that mounts on to the forks themselves. The purpose of the drum rotator is to be able to lift the drum and turn it upside down. The drum fits in to the rotator utilizing a steel clamp that fits over the center of the drum. The rotation is performed by either a continuous loop chain or a crank handle. The crank handle is intended for operations which occur beneath shoulder level. For operations that must occur above shoulder level, the continual loop chain will be used.
Drum tines are straightforward fork mounted accessory which can be utilized for unstacking or stacking 210-liter steel drums. Stacking involves nothing intricate, only easy horizontal placement of the drums. The carriage-mounted enhancements reduce the load center of the drums.
Drum tongs are obtainable in automatic and semi-automatic units. They are used in the open topped or tight head steel drum styles. The drum tongs could be attached in several ways to the lift truck. One way is to connect them underneath a fork-mounted hook. Another way is to connect them to a carriage mounted jib or a fork-mounted jib. Either 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 lift truck.
Rim Grip Handler
When drums need storage with limited area accessible, the Rim Grip Drum Handler is the perfect option in drum forklift attachments. This accessory will work for both the 210 L drums as well as 120 L drums. The Rim Grip Handler works by utilizing metal jaws to be able to hold the rim of the drum. It lifts the drum and sets it down without requiring any space between all the drums. The typical model utilized in the trade is a zinc-plated handler, though, this accessory is accessible in stainless steel for the food and drink market.
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