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Blank forks

Blanks forks are forks that do not have a suspension and are often used in the attachment industry or when a subsequent customization to suit the equipment is required. Every cross-section and every length is also available as a blank. In the standard version blanks are available with and without the OptimaForkHeel. Please specify this in your enquiry or order!

PLEASE OBSERVE: Subsequent modifications (holes/welding) can alter the load-bearing capacity of the fork. VETTER accepts no liability for modifications or subsequent machining to the item delivered. We would be happy to calculate the load-bearing capacity for your special application.

Product benefits / Quality features

OptimaForkHeel: Up to three times the service life and a low level of deflection

Standard QualityForks by VETTER are delivered with the OptimaForkHeel with its additional wear zone to provide up to three times the service life, a low level of deflection and an optimum stress distribution.

High level of safety through tried-and-tested forks attachment

The attachment of the fork to the fork carriage is exceedingly important. After all, part of the load hangs directly on this, making it crucial for the operating reliability. No matter which type of attachment you require: All VETTER suspensions have been optimised with regard to their load-bearing capacity and weld design and thus guarantee the highest degree of safety.

Optimum use due to a high degree of dimensional accuracy and lateral pressing of flanks

VETTER forks stand out due to a high degree of dimensional accuracy and narrow tolerances. During the manufacturing process the flanks are pressed in a separate step to guarantee that they are ideal for the application and facilitate the use of accessories (e.g. fork extensions).

High level of mutual compatibility due to identical fork tip heights

Every fork is individually straightened out to the same angle, generally 90°. The fork tip height is thus identical and low wear rates guaranteed. There are no tip deviations, so all forks can be combined with each other. The effort of aligning forks in pairs is eliminated.

FlexHeat: The ideal heat treatment for your application

It isn’t visible, but heat treatment plays a major role for the application, safety and the service life. The heat treatment is performed under strictly controlled temperature conditions during the entire manufacturing process and is always selected to perfectly suit the material, the load-bearing capacity, the dimensions and the application.

The best steel for best forks

Only the best steel ensures that the fork is able to withstand the highest loading. And to guarantee this, VETTER has constantly developed new steel qualities over the decades.
The steel used has been optimised especially for VETTER quality forks and precisely tailored to meet the requirements of the specific applications. This guarantees the necessary toughness, purity, hardness, workability and ability to withstand severe long-term stress. Without compromises!

And to ensure that this remains the case, the VETTER materials laboratory constantly examines and improves the materials used and carries out research into new materials.

Comprehensive welding quality requirements certified in accordance with ISO 3834-2

The welding of the suspensions is an important, safety-relevant process when manufacturing forks. The strict quality requirements at VETTER are thus fully certified according to ISO 3834-2. Every single welder is trained extensively and checked regularly on the basis of welding samples.

This is what you can trust on!

Production on basis of ISO 2330 (min. triple static safety and 1,000,000 load cycles with 25 % overload)

ISO 9001 QualityManagement
ISO 14001 EnvironmentManagement
ISO 50001 EnergyManagement

Certified by leading OEMs in the forklift, construction and agricultural industry

QualityProduction made in Germany