Drum Clamp - Forklifts are designed to deal with lifting, storing and moving pallets. For facilities that handle items inside drums, you have to utilize an attachment so as to store, move and lift them. There are numerous drum forklift accessories that you can obtain for all your drum storing and moving needs. These attachments are specially meant to be able to handle drum containers - hence there is no risk of damage to the item or drum container when they are moved, lifted or stored.
Drum Positioner And Grab
The drum positioner could be used in order to load and unload drums off of vehicles, racks, and drum stands. These are presented in three or four tine models. This accessory is totally mechanical, therefore enabling the operator to be able to operate all from the comfort of the forklift seat. Able to move large and extra large plastic drums, steel, its capacity is 210 liters. This attachment is intended for drum pyramid stacking.
The drum grab is fork mounted and is designed with the sole purpose of handling steel drums which 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 one more lift truck accessory which mounts onto the blades themselves. Their objective is to be able to lift the drum and rotate it upside down. The drum is clamped into the drum rotator with a clamp which fits around the center of the drum. The rotation is executed by either a continuous loop chain or a crank handle. The crank handle is designed for operations which happen below shoulder level. For operations which must happen over shoulder level, the continuous loop chain will be used.
Drum tines are straightforward fork mounted attachment that could be utilized for unstacking or stacking 210-liter steel drums. Stacking involves nothing intricate, just simple horizontal positioning of the drums. The carriage-mounted attachments reduce the load center of the drums.
Drum tongs come in automatic and semi-automatic units. They are used in the tight head or open topped steel drum kinds. The drum pincers could be connected in a couple of ways to the forklift. One method is to connect them under a fork-mounted hook. Another way is to attach 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 need for the person operating it to ever leave the seat of the lift truck.
Rim Grip Handler
Whenever drums need storage space with inadequate area available, the Rim Grip Drum Handler is the perfect option in drum forklift accessories. This attachment will work for both the 210 L drums as well as 120 L drums. The Rim Grip Handler functions by using metal jaws to grab the edge of the drum. It picks the drum up and sets it down without requiring any room between the drums. The typical unit used in the business is a zinc-plated handler, even if, this particular accessory comes obtainable in stainless steel for the food and drink industry.
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