Simple is often best. Which is why our Product of the Month for August is the cranked angled lifting beam forklift attachment.
We also provide attachments that allow our clients to adapt their own machines, for example forklift trucks and telehandlers so they can carry out vital lifting tasks.
This is where the cracked angled lifting beam comes into its own.
The forklift attachment provides a safe and effective solution for lifting many items including construction materials, machinery and work tools.
It is a low cost and highly sustainable way to carry out lifting tasks that might otherwise require more complicated lifting methods.
In particular, the cranked angled beam is specifically designed to access difficult to reach areas.
It has an angled lifting arm that means the forklift attachment can reach over and beyond obstacles and under low ceilings or obstacles, such as scaffolding or window apertures.
Flexible lifting solution
The cranked angled lifting beam forklift attachment has a maximum safe working load of 1,000kg.
It lifting accessory weighs only 55kg and has a carry handle to make it easier to lift and transport.
The device can be easily and quickly fixed securely to forks and is fitted with a lifting bail from which a range of lifting accessories can be attached, including glass lifters and winches.
For companies that operate telehandlers or forklift trucks, the cranked angled lifting beam forklift attachment is the ideal solution for lifting any object that is of a non-standard weight or shape, or is not stored in a standard way, such as on a pallet.
When combined with other attachments, such as vacuum lifters, or stone grabs, it also becomes an excellent low-cost materials moving and installation device.
Lower cost and safer lifting
This is a low-cost, low-tech but effective lifting solution that is ideal in a number of environments, including construction sites, commercial premises, warehouses, and factories.
The cranked angled lifting beam forklift attachment is an excellent hire choice for construction contractors, glass installers, warehouse operators, manufacturing site managers, facilities management companies and machinery moving specialists.
Importantly, it will eliminate a significant amount of manual handling, making lifting and materials moving operations in any workplace safer, faster and more efficient.
Another option is to select Hird’s standard angled lifting beam forklift attachment that has two beam length setting with maximum SWLs of 1,000kg and 1,500kg.
Comprehensive lifting service
Customers needing more sophisticated materials or equipment lifting solutions can select from the full range of Hird cranes and equipment.
Teams lifting materials and equipment often need to control the process from mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs).
Operatives who need to use the cranked angled beam forklift attachment can also benefit from LEEA manual handling awareness training, also available from Hird at one of our four operational centres across the UK.
Call Hird to find out how simple is often best, but if your lifting project needs more complex solutions, including contract lifting support, we are here to assist.
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