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 -
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.