Press Release Summary:
Manufactured to fit directly to forks of any standard lift truck, Model FTA uses Parrot-BeakÂ® clamping system and cushioned belt cradles to safely engage steel open top and tight head drums weighing up to 1,500 lb. Completely mechanical unit requires no hydraulic or electrical connections to operate. Weather-BeakÂ® coating on Parrot-Beak allows attachment to be used with any weather or climate conditions, while also resisting exposure to chemical and residues.
Original Press Release:
Parrot-Beak® Attachment Safely Handles Open Top And Closed Head Steel Drums From 30 To 85 Gallons.
BUFFALO GROVE, IL
For immediate release:
Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc., offers a completely mechanical forklift attachment which fits directly to the forks of any standard lift truck for handling 30, 55 and 85 gallon steel drums. The attachment uses Liftomatic's exclusive "Parrot-Beak®" clamping system and cushioned belt cradles to safely engage steel open top and tight head drums weighing up to 1500 pounds (680Kg) per drum. The model- FTA, requires no hydraulic or electrical connections to operate. With few moving parts, the units are completely safe, reliable in all plant operations, and require very little in the way of maintenance. Weather-Beak® coating on the Parrot-Beak allows the units to be used with any weather or climate conditions and exposure to chemical or residues is never a problem. Single and double drum units with 1500 pound per-drum capacities are available. Optional spark-resistant clamps and EE/EX configurations are also available from the company.
For more information contact:
E. Darren Berg
Liftomatic Material Handling is an acknowledged leader in the design and manufacture of a variety of drum handling equipment. Headquartered in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, the company maintains engineering, production and sales facilities worldwide. The company currently sells and services products in over 40 countries worldwide and maintains clients in over 400 of the Fortune 500 companies.