Figure 8-12.Crane boom attached to the forklift.
Figure 8-13.Drum-handllng attachments.
on the forks must be counterbalanced by the
and narrow aisles.
counterweight and weight of the forklift. The fulcrum,
Additionally, the forklift must offer
space for both the operator and
or pivot, is the drive axle.
maintenance personnel. It must handle maximum loads
A forklift must be physically small and compact to
and stack them safely and still have an upright,
work in confined areas, such as boxcars, container vans,
minimum load, and collapsed height to maneuver in