Attachments are special load handling devices that expand the forklift vehicles capability beyond that of simple pallet handling. Attachments can be added or integrated into the design of the forklift.  

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  • Non-moveable attachement: without its own movement control (e.g.. fork extensions, mulitple forks, crane arm, carpet ram etc.)
  • Moveable attachment: with vehicle controls (e.g. Push-Pull attachment, Paper-roll clamp, Carton clamp, sideshift attachment etc.)

Attachments can be powered by  - pneumatics - hydraulics  - electrics - mechanical motion

The added weight and attachment dimensions must be considered on the vehicles capacity plate. The lost load center and capacity are critical to safe operation of the forklift.