fork truck

fork truck

[′fȯrk ‚trək]
(mechanical engineering)
A vehicle equipped with a forklift. Also known as forklift truck.
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The driver, however, does have to activate the transmitter early enough for the door to open before the fork truck reaches it, or there is a risk of collision.
Brian Quarmby has retired after a career working in the textile industry and 27 years as a fork truck training instructor based at the Textile
The unit is equipped with fork pockets and can be transported by fork truck between lines for fluctuating production demands.
CONSOLIDATED FORK TRUCK SERVICES (CFTS) 01344 623800 the body responsible for developing and administering the materials handling industry's national accreditation scheme for Thorough Examination, has appointed Richard Hayes as its new chairman.
"It's built for a long service life to withstand the rigors of tire grocery industry." 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.
Martyn Fletcher, Chairman, FLTA said: "In responding to the real issues facing fork truck users, each of our 'Pick of the Year' finalists and winners represents a significant advance in ensuring materials are moved more safely, more efficiently and with less impact on the environment." Manufacturing Digital takes a close look at this year's 'Pick of the Year' winners.
The Simple Automation[TM] stretch wrapping systems offer the Click-n-Go[TM] wireless remote control, which enables fork truck drivers to simply place a pallet load on the stretch wrapper, back away a few feet and press a button.
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.
The site includes detailed product information and specifications of Tip Lifts, core chucks, rollovers, and fork truck roll handling attachments.