Just like it sounds this will enable the forklift operator to shift the forks and carriage right or left 4-6″. Sideshift typically adds 2″ to the overall length of the fork truck. Sideshift helps the operator maneuver a pallet in tight spots.
Allows the forklift operator to widen or narrow the forks for handling various load widths without leaving the operator compartment.
Roll Clamp or Paper Clamp
Designed to handle a variety of paper roll sizes and weights while minimizing damage to the roll.
Push-Pull or Slip-Sheet
Uses inexpensive slip-sheets in place of pallets Most frequently used with bagged goods, bottled beverages, canned goods, boxed electronics and appliances.
Carpet Pole, Coil Boom, Carpet Stinger or Roll Handler
Designed to handle coiled rolls of carpet, metal or vinyl.
Allows for the rotation of drums, barrels or hoppers. Typically used for inverting and dumping containers in food processing and manufacturing environments.
Bale clamps are used to handle any type of non-palletized baled products from cotton to aluminum cans.
Utilized for non-palletized loads in the beverage, appliance or electronics industries.
Drum clamps are designed to handle from one to four 55 gallon drums. Drum clamps can also be equipped with a rotator for emptying drums and are common in the petrochemical and processing industries.
Fixed Fork Spreader
Designed for handling wide loads such as trusses, rebar and pipe, the spreader has two extra forks to provide additional stability for the load.
Some other specialty attachments are the Marble Handler, Bin Retainer, Load Stabilizer, Fork Clamp, Forging Clamp and Layer Pickers.