Forks with DIN suspension

Product features DIN forks

DIN forks
DIN forks
  • Mainly used on older lift trucks, construction and agricultural machinery
  • Mounting is made by fork hooks slided onto the fork carrier
  • Characteristic is a 90° bevelling at the fork hook / profile of fork carrier
  • With OptimaForkHeel for up to triple operating life
  • Produced out of VETTER special fork steel

Norms DIN forks

  • Connection measures according to DIN 15135
  • However, very often also special dimensions are used
  • Production according to ISO 2330:
    • Minimum triple static load without permanent deformation
    • Minimum 1,000,000 stress cylcles with 25 % overload

Connection measures DIN suspension

The DIN suspension is mainly used on older and special lift trucks, construction and agricultural machines. Forks are fixed to the carriage using hooks.

According to the rated truck capacity the DIN standard consists of 4 classes.

Dimensions are defined by DIN 15135, however, very often special dimensions are used.

Connection measures DIN 15135
Class Capacity (kg) LC (mm) Drop a = mm b (mm) c1 (mm) c2 (mm) e1 (mm) e2 (mm) h2 (mm) Middle K (mm) l (mm) RH (mm)
DIN 360 0 - 999 400 120 360 16 15 16 20 361 8 30 534
DIN 400* 1.000 - 2.500 500 160 400 22 20 16 20 401 10,5 34 630
DIN 500 2.501 - 4.999 500 200 500 27 25 16 25 501 16,5 50 770
DIN 570 5.000 - 6.300 600 250 570 42 40 16 40 571 21 80 890

Note:

Class DIN 400 is also usual having a drop a clearance of a = 150 mm (DIN 400/150) and a = 170 mm (DIN400/170).