PIGGY BACKS

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Piggy Backs or Truck mounted forklifts range from 3,000 lbs. to 8,000 lbs. capacity and they mainly use ITA/Hook type forks with a negative drop (long neck). 

Piggy back fork needs the h1 measurement
Class Capacity Working Back Height (h1) Distance Between Hooks (h2)

CL2

2,000 - 5,500 lbs

Need for measurement

15.04"

CL3

5,501 - 10,000 lbs

Need for measurement

18.78"

There is not a standard dimension of negative drop forks, the top hook position can vary for each truck model; therefore the working back height (h1) must be measured.

SEE BELOW OUR MOST POPULAR PIGGY BACK FORKS

Standard in-stock lengths are: 42", 48", 54", 60", 72" and 96"

  • Truck capacity: 2,000 - 5,000 lbs
  • Truck capacity: 5,501 - 10,000 lbs
  • Blade options
  • Tip options
  • Class 2 Negative Drop
  • A negative drop fork has a standard dimension between hooks per ANSI B56.11.4, but the upper hook position (h1) is higher to create a longer drop between the bottom hook and the floor.
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  • Common section sizes in-stock for quick delivery, up to 96” length:
  • - 1.25x4”: capacity per pair 4,000 lbs @ 24” load center
  • - 1.5x4”: capacity per pair 5,000 lbs @ 24” load center
  • - 1.75x4”: capacity per pair 6,500 lbs @ 24” load center
  • - 2x2” (block fork): capacity per pair 4,000 lbs @ 24” load center
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  • The documents below can help you to select your Negative drop Hook Fork:
  • ITA/Hook Fork Spec Sheet
  • Capacity Chart
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  • Contact us for other section sizes and options
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  • The capacity per pair must be equal or greater than your truck capacity.
  • For heavy applications, please consider a higher capacity fork. 
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  • Class 3 Negative Drop
  • A negative drop fork has a standard dimension between hooks per ANSI B56.11.4, but the upper hook position (h1) is higher to create a longer drop between the bottom hook and the floor.
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  • Common section sizes in-stock for quick delivery, up to 96” length:
  • - 1.5x5”: capacity per pair 6,500 lbs @ 24” load center
  • - 1.75x5”: capacity per pair 8,500 lbs @ 24” load center
  • - 2x5”: capacity per pair 10,500 lbs @ 24” load center
  • - 2x6”: capacity per pair 12,500 lbs @ 24” load center
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  • The documents below can help you to select your Negative drop Hook Fork:
  • ITA/Hook Fork Spec Sheet
  • Capacity Chart
  •  
  • Contact us for other section sizes and options
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  • The capacity per pair must be equal or greater than your truck capacity.
  • For heavy applications, please consider a higher capacity fork. 
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MSI standard blade finishes

Contact us for other blade and taper options.

MSI standard toe & tip options

TOE SHAPES

                   


TIP STYLES

                      

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