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Give Us 3 Minutes, We’ll Give You the Skinny On the Choices You Have in Forklift Attachments

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forklift attachmentWhen you run a forklift or an entire fleet of them—the challenges are real. Forklift attachments can help you outfit your forklifts to making them safer, less prone to damage, more productive, and easier to operate.

Forks are undeniably the most popular attachment for a forklift. However, they are not always the right attachment for every application, as some loads require unique attachments to get the job done. And if forks are the choice attachment, there are additional attachments available that help those forks perform certain jobs better, such as side shifters or fork positioners.

Selecting and using the right attachment for your application can results in higher productivity, less damage to the load, less stress on the forklift, and added convenience for the forklift operator. So, what attachments are the most popular? Continue reading

The Team [Forklift and Clamp] That Handles the Pressure Best, Carries the Day

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toyota forklift paper roll clamp specialThe team which handles the pressure best carries the day -Imran Khan

Despite their usefulness, forklift clamps are one of the most underappreciated attachments on the market. Day in and day out, they spend their time opening, closing, and sometimes swinging and rotating to get the job done. It really is a thankless job, isn’t it? Never appreciated for what they can do, but always put down the minute they start damaging product. But is it really their fault?

Well sometimes it is, but oftentimes it’s no fault of their own. These clamps are under a lot of pressure (both literally and figuratively). Each forklift comes with a fixed hydraulic pressure setting which affects how tightly your clamp is going to grip onto a particular load. Lucky for you, there are ways to adjust this pressure setting, and this article will help you find the right one for your application.

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By | March 27th, 2019|Categories: Forklift|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Common Issues When Installing Forklift Attachments

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forklift attachment bale clampTwo key points that are often overlooked when installing forklift attachments are the recommended flow rate and operating pressure of the attachment. When either one of these key points are overlooked they can create technical issues that can haunt the technician and cause additional operating expenses and down time for the customer. In some cases, there are additional components that will need to be added for the attachment to operate properly on the forklift Continue reading

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