Forklift Attachments and 4 Ways To Get The Best From Them

One of the most common forklift attachments is a set of slippers.  Some times your load you are picking up might be a little longer then you might usually pickup.  That's where a set of forklift slippers or tyne extensions come in handy, as a quick and easy solution.

That is where you are wrong.  Quick yes, easy far from it..

As with any attachment you put onto a forklift, it can and will reduce the lifting capacity of the unit.  There are some things you need to consider when putting a set of slippers onto a forklift :

Load size

As a general rule of thumb, the fork tyne should be at least 75% of the length of load that it is picking up.

Reduction is lifting capacity The forklift will lift LESS the further you further you extend the load center.  It is highly recommended in going to the Forklift Manufacturer, to…
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