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Lift Truck Attachments

Lift truck attachments are specifically designed devices that expand an conventional lift trucks capabilities. Many companies across the globe make a wide range of lift truck attachments in order to expand the range of materials that can be handled at job sites and in warehouses. Many of these attachments also make workplaces more efficient. These attachments are a valuable solution for companies who require moving and manipulating material without having to invest in specialized equipment.

A popular lift truck attachment on the market includes booms. These can transform a lift truck into a mobile crane. Typically, the boom is installed where the forks of the lift truck would normally go. Most booms can rotate and swivel in order to allow a wide range of motions to be completed by the operator. The booms can be built to various specifications and lengths, depending on the customers need. Some are up to 4 meters long or 12 feet, and capable of lifting up to 1,300 kg or 3,000 lbs.

Coil lifting rams are another type of lift truck attachment. They are designed to extend the existing forks on a lift truck or to provide an individual lifting device for materials that come in bundles with a hollow core such as carpet rolls. These attachments usually consist of an extremely strong cylinder that attaches to the front of the lift truck and lets operators lift extremely heavy or large coils for warehouse stacking, construction work and numerous other applications.

Drum grippers and rotators are lift truck attachments designed to handle large steel drums. They can not only move the steel drums, but rotate them into position. Some of these lift truck attachments are capable of handling multiple drums. These attachments come in two forms: beam drum grippers, attach to the rim of the drum and steel drum grippers, grasp the drum body.

Manufacturers also make a variety of pallet lifting attachments, fork beams and slings are all designed to increase the lift truck capabilities. The goal of these attachments is to help operators move goods in confined quarters when the conventional use of the lift truck is not feasible. This broad range of lift truck attachments varies the lift trucks‚?? applications and allows it to be utilized in a variety of locations and situations. This market helps to increase a company‚??s efficiency and material handling capabilities. Many manufacturers of these attachments also design custom pieces ranging from trailer movers to construction scaffold lifters. All attachments are devoted to increasing efficiency and ability on the conventional lift truck.

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