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Auto Grip Mechanical Fork Lift Attachment


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Auto Grip Mechanical Fork Lift Attachment

Valley Craft’s Auto Grip Mechanical Fork Lift Attachment is equipped with standard jaws that are spring-and-cam actuated and grip with pressure equal to the weight of the drum. This unit is quick and easy to attach to the lift truck, and allows a single operator to pick up, transport and unload empty or full drums up to 1500 lbs. Attachment features rubber-lined jaws that adjust to fit most smooth-sided 30-, 55- or 85-gallon steel and overpack drums, or any cylindrical object 18-28 inch in diameter. Secures to lift truck forks with heavy duty T-bolts.

* Note: This drum handler is not efficient on fiber drums, because they can easily lose their shape when gripped.

The usable fork tube size for the Auto-Grip is 1-5/8 inch x 5-5/8 inch x 16-3/4 inch . The Auto-Grip adjusts by sliding apart, so there is a variable width between the forks of 13 inch to 25 inch .

About Valley Craft

Valley Craft designs, develops and manufactures Professional Grade material handling and storage solutions, including a broad array of proprietary and custom products. On the shores of beautiful Lake Pepin, in Lake City Minnesota, Valley Craft is staffed by a committed and loyal team of employees. Valley Craft has grown to become a world class manufacturer known for its expertise in producing rugged and versatile hand trucks, carts, trailers, portable lifts, hydraulic drum handling devices, and storage equipment.

Additional information

Capacity (lbs)


Distance Between Forks (Inch)

13 – 25

Fork Tube Usable Size (Inch)

1.625 x 5.625 x 16.75

Jaw Size (Inches)

9 x 15


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