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Bolzoni Auramo fork positioners for all applications

Thursday, 28 February 2013 ( #605 )
FR49. Click for larger view
FR49. Click for larger view
Forklift attachments manufacturer Bolzoni Auramo offers a full range of fork positioners, with lifting capacities from 1,400 kg to 16,000 kg., available in sideshifting and non-sideshifting versions, suitable for use in a variety of industries, for the most various applications. As lift forks are heavy and difficult to move manually, fork positioners are increasingly becoming standard attachments for many fork lift trucks. The Bolzoni Auramo fork positioners offer:
  • Easier handling of pallets with varying dimensions;
  • Easy fork spread adjustment directly from the lift truck driver seat;
  • Increased work safety;
  • Less load and pallet damage;
  • Faster and more effective operation.
FP49. Click for larger view
FP49. Click for larger view
Amongst the different versions available, there are some fork positioners suitable for the most common applications: FR and FK Compact models, representing the basic version in the Bolzoni Auramo range, recommended for pallet handling operations, on smooth floors, in distribution centers, warehousing, forwarding companies, paper industry and in more demanding applications. The fork carriers, fitting the standard lift truck forks, are actuated by two hydraulic cylinders, sliding on a chromed bar, ensuring fast, smooth and accurate fork positioning. The wide central window in the sideshifter offers excellent visibility, very useful when handling a variety of pallets and loading/unloading vehicles. FR Compact model has a separate sideshift. Available in non-sideshifting version, with model FK. FP and FN represent the right models in case of more demanding work environments in industries such as food and beverage, automotive, cement production, building materials, foundries and external areas with uneven surfaces. These models have strong frame and fork design suitable for both standard and heavy-duty applications. Forks slide along a round chromed bar on special bearing bushings, allowing fast and accurate fork positioning. Series FP has a separate sideshift. Available in non-sideshifting version, with model FN. Also suitable for demanding working conditions are the FFP and FFN fork positioner. These versions have strong frame and fork carrier design. The fork carriers slide on round chromed bars on special bearing bushings. Two top mounted cylinders for fork positioning. Fork carriers for fitting the standard lift truck forks. Series FFP has a separate sideshift. Available in non-sideshifting version, with model FFN. The handling of wood, waste materials, coils and wires and all hard working conditions in general require a fork positioner with a robust frame and fork carrier design such as the SF and SG models, specifically developed for heavy-duty applications. These fork positioners have a capacity up to 16 tons and are available with bar mounted forks or with fork carriers for fitting standard lift truck forks. Forks/fork carriers slide on round bars on special bearing bushings and have lower roller bearings. Series SF has an integral sideshift. Series SG has a separate sideshift. These models can also be delivered with integral mounting in all capacity classes.
FFP25. Click for larger view
FFP25. Click for larger view
FF model is a double shaft bar type, sideshifting version, offering the possibility to work in heavy-duty applications both indoors and outdoors. The limited use of grease of its structure makes it particularly suitable for food and beverage industry. Available from 2,5 to 6 ton capacity, thanks to the fork positioning and sideshifting functions, it is very versatile and is ideal for a wide range of pallet handling applications. This model has separate sideshift and ISO fork carriers for use with standard lift truck forks without any modification or predrilled fork carriers to fit bolt-on forks. Adjustable lower hooks. Sliding on high performance bushings for extremely long life and simple maintenance. When production processes require rotation or emptying of different size boxes or containers, such as in food, fishery, foundry, waste and recycled material industries, Bolzoni Auramo can provide the versatile RP model. Designed for heavy duty applications, thanks to the 360° continuous rotation in both directions, this fork positioner allows emptying of the load to either side of the forklift truck. Direct drive with hardened and polished steel worm and cast bronze ring gear, precision machined and hermetically sealed housing assure application efficiency and reliability even in hostile environments. The hydraulic brake system grants accurate and safe load handling. Bolt-on forks for economical and easy replacement. Double shaft guided system sliding on hardened chrome bars and high performance bushings assure extremely long life and simple maintenance. The Bolzoni Auramo fork positioner versions also includes the KB / KS models, designed for applications requiring a wide opening range, allowing to position the forks beyond the frame width, to handle very wide loads. This attachment provides optimized productivity thanks to the safest handling of small, medium and extra-large loads. Possibility of handling Euro pallets from the narrow side. Many further models, as well as a wide choice of options and accessories guarantee a successful combination to virtually any standard lift truck, ensuring a suitable product for all applications. Bolzoni Auramo is a market leader in the production of forklift truck attachments, forks and lift tables. The company has manufacturing plants in Italy, Germany, Finland, America and China and through its network of direct branches and independent dealers covering all continents, it is able to satisfy all market requirements. World leader in the market of OEM factory installed products, Bolzoni Auramo is approved supplier for all main fork lift truck manufacturers. For more information on the Bolzoni Auramo products please: visit our Website www.bolzoni-auramo.com and contact us at info@bolzoni-auramo.com, or contact the nearest Bolzoni Auramo representative.
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