fork truck

fork truck

[′fȯrk ‚trək]
(mechanical engineering)
A vehicle equipped with a forklift. Also known as forklift truck.
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He worked as a fork truck operator for American Steel and Aluminum in Auburn, Coca Cola in Worcester, and at the Felters Company in Millbury for 23 years until his retirement in 1995.
Features include: antiskid surface to hold cases/boxesin place; contoured corners; smooth surfaces to allow easy handling; smooth/nonporous surface that avoids moisture and odors-easy-to-clean/lightweight plastic construction for dimensional consistency and repeatable performance; and versatile handling, four-way hand and fork truck entry.
Conveying systems can be supplied to suit the raw material, which saves on labour-intensive fork truck movements, and further savings can be made by bulk ordering raw material.
CAC offers customers a versatile product that is an accessory for a fork truck, the Fork Truck Rol-HandlR.
And the storage racks had to safely withstand potential abuse since many of our operators aren't dedicated fork truck drivers, but hop on and off between jobs.
In 1986, BML joined the then Fork Truck Hire Association (now FLTA) and the following year Mr Nealon was invited to join the board of the FTHA, where he was chairman and president.
Damage is common along an upright's first 6" to 12" of column from the floor due to fork truck impact, especially at end rows, tunnels, drive thrus and intersections, where maneuvering is tight.
When the hopper is full, the user detaches it from the bottom of the collector, lifts the hopper onto a fork truck, and pulls a lever to open the lid and discharge the contents into a larger disposal container.
Wear components, such as conveyor belts, baler platen wear strips and gib bars and fork truck and bale clamp lubrication are common points of long-term shutdown because of the lack of attention they generally receive, he adds.
ACTIV[TM] Systems offers a pallet flow through system that avoids pallet to pallet contact, can adjust distances between pallets to as many inches as needed to freeze products properly, and that can keep a continuous flow moving to the warehouse without fork truck drivers.
Once the hopper is full or the user has finished loading the items, the hopper can be dumped with the use of a fork truck.
That's quite different than conventional wireless devices, which were often just a dumb display in a fork truck for picking inventory.