fork pocket

fork pocket

[′fȯrk ‚pak·ət]
(mechanical engineering)
An opening in the base of a container or pallet for insertion of the prong of a forklift.
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The steel is stored in stillages with fork pockets, with the trucks designed to match the fork pocket positions.
In particular, the Vision System employs pattern-recognition techniques on the image of the "fork pocket type" (the arrangement of the loading fork holes) to identify the pallets.
Designed for tight areas where lift trucks can't reach or facilities without powered industrial trucks, the deck's fork pocket channels are sized and spaced to fit most pallet jacks, allowing decks to be moved quickly and easily with a pallet jack, even when fully loaded.
fork pocket, safety engagement flag, convenient storage stand, and an optional high lift security harness.
It attaches to a forklift in two ways: with an integrated shackle that accepts the appropriately rated chain and load binder to hold the attachment firmly against the tips of your forks; or by fastening it to the forks using drop pins placed into holes aligned on the fork pockets and the forks.
To aid lifting and positioning, JCB has fitted integrated fork pockets and lifting points as standard.
The ReCon Block is contractor friendly, with fork pockets for handling in the field; lifting devices in the center of gravity of the block; and, a tongue and groove for ease of alignment.--ReCon Wall Systems, St Louis Park, Minn., 952/922-0027; www.reconwalls.com
Features include a compact base with fork pockets for easy relocation, and the ability to customize the unit with options such as disc covers, solid tops, bellows guards, casters and special finishes.
Fork pockets at the base allow for easy relocation.
Many options available to match the Work Positioner to the task at hand including accordion skirting, oversized platforms, platforms with beveled edges, pit mounted units, portability packages, detent stops, PLC control, foot pedal control, fork pockets, external power modules, and more.
The HPP-150 system is mounted on an oilfield type skid with pull bars, fork pockets and a four-point lift headache rack for ease of transport on a large equipment trailer or dedicated flatbed truck.