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BIGForks by VETTER

Power packages for safe handling of heaviest loads

Toughest use, rough environment, around the clock: VETTER BIGForks are first choice as far as efficiency, safety and endurance are concerned. Manufactured on the most modern assembly line for BIGForks and equipped with the competence of the market leader, VETTER BIGForks are benchmarks in terms of quality and performance. The most comprehensive product range offers solutions for almost all applications.

400 mm max. width
150 mm max. thickness

4,000+ mm blade length

2,000+ mm back height

120+ tons capacity / pair

3x static safety and 1,000,000 load cycles with 25% overload (ISO 2330)

Not enough? Let us know your requirements!

Product benefits at a glance

Quality from the beginning: 1A fork steel VQ32+ and high performance steel VQ1300

Toughness: High-tech heat treatment for all applications

Efficient application guaranteed: Tight tolerances and smooth surfaces

Know-How to your benefit: You receive the best solution for your application

Simply safer: Highest welding quality, certified by ISO 3834-2

Certified according to ISO 9001 / ISO 14001 / ISO 50001

For whatever application: VETTER offers a solution!

All suspensions and designs

BIGForks snapshot from our production

Forks 400 x 80 mm, roller-guided and height-adjustable

Forks for coil-transport with spray-coating

Cranked forks

Roller-guided forks with load protection

Stoneforks

Heavy Metal 4.0

Make your BIGForks smart!

All SmartFork® applications are also available for VETTER BIGForks.

www.smartfork.com

Applications

  • Timber industry

  • Steelworks

  • Container transport / port logistics

  • Quarries

and machines / applications

Added-value for you: the VETTER service!

Online capacity calculation

Capacity calculator

Technical advice

On-site measuring service

The basis for best products

Superior technology and most modern production

The best steel for best forks

Only the best steel quality withstands highest mechanical strains, which is why VETTER constantly develops new steel qualities. Toughness, purity, hardness and processability are optimally coordinated. A sophisticated heat treatment refines the result. No compromises!

VQ32+

The all-rounder for a multitude of requirements

  • Low wear
  • High yield strength
  • High dynamic load capacity
  • Best welding properties
  • Tough at low temperatures
  • Controlled degree of purity
  • Titanium-stabilized

Up to 12% higher yield strength compared to standard fork steel (i.e. 30MnB5)

VQ1300

The steel quality for the toughest applications

  • Higher load capacity with same cross-section or lift more with a smaller cross-section
  • High tensile steel
  • Resistant to mechanical stress
  • Basis for innovative designs

Up to 51% higher yield strength compared to standard fork steel (i.e. 30MnB5)