Press Release Summary:
Fully mechanical L4F-QC includes cam device that locks attachment to forklift, eliminating use of safety chains and need for driver to dismount truck to secure attachment to forklift. Gravity- and spring-activated cam system automatically locks attachment to forks of lift truck as soon as L4F-QC is raised off ground. Cams automatically release when attachment is set back on firm ground. Attachment handles 1-4 steel, fiber, or plastic rimmed drums weighing up to 2,000 lb each.
Original Press Release:
Drum Lifting with Extra Safety Margin
Chicago, IL (October 27, 2008) The L4F-QC forklift attachment from Liftomatic includes an automatic cam device which locks the attachment to the forklift eliminating safety chains and the need for a driver to dismount the truck to secure the attachment to the forklift.
The L4F-QC is fully mechanical, requiring no hydraulic or electric connections. It handles from one to four steel, fiber and plastic rimmed drums weighing up to 2,000 pounds each (8,000 pounds total) at a time.
A gravity and spring activated cam system automatically locks the attachment to the forks of the lift truck as soon as the L4F-QC is raised off the ground. The cams automatically release when the attachment is set back on firm ground.
For more information contact Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc., 700 Dartmouth Lane, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089/USA. Toll-free: 800-837-6540 Fax: 847-325-2959 Web site: www.liftomatic.com
Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc. maintains manufacturing, engineering and sales facilities in the United States, U.K., and Asia. The company sells to over 400 of the Fortune 500 companies in more than 40 countries worldwide.