Upside-down forks

Upside-down forks
  • Upside-down forks are used when additional height of lift is required resp. for rotators, for gripping pliers in the concrete industry, etc.
  • Forks are fixed with hooks on the carriage, with the fork blade to the upper side
  • Therefore, a reinforcement of the upper and lower hook is necessary
  • Furthermore, capacity can be increased by mounting a support plate
  • Produced out of VETTER special fork steel

ATTENTION:

Standard fork may NEVER be used as upside-down forks!

Norms upside-down forks

  • Suspension often according to ISO 2328 or DIN 15135
  • Production according to ISO 2330:
    • Minimum triple static load without permanent deformation
    • Minimum 1,000,000 stress cylcles with 25 % overload