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Forklift Attachment Options

In the material handling industry, there are many types and manufacturers of forklift attachments that can be added to equipment. This allows you to customize your equipment to your particular application. Forks are so standard in the material handling industry that they almost seem to be part of the forklift itself. However, they are considered an attachment since they "attach" to the fork...
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Everything You Wanted to Know About Forks

Fork Types
When you have a forklift, consideration must be made for the size and type of fork blades that will be used on it. Depending on what you intend to do with your forklift, the forks may need to be extremely short, as in handling small pallets, or extremely long if you are handling lighter weight but bulkier loads. You must also decide whether standard taper forks will suffice or if you will need...
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Maintaining & Inspecting Your Forklift’s Forks

Fork Calipers
The forks attached to your forklift are a heavy duty item and rarely need replacing when treated and maintained properly. They may seem indestructible, however they are a wearable item. Some reasons why forks may wear faster than they should include: A good rule of thumb is to remember that a ten percent (10%) reduction in fork blade thickness equals a twenty percent reduction of capacity. ...
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