SKID STEERS

Skid Steers mainly use Class 2 ITA/Hook Forks with capacity ranging from 3,000 lbs. to 6,000 lbs. Some larger Skid Steers, 10,000 lbs. capacity, use Class 3 ITA/Hook Forks, and little ones, below 2,000 lbs. capacity, can use Class 1 ITA/Hook Forks.

See below a simplified chart to help you identify the correct ITA/Hook fork for your skid steer.

Measurements back height and distance between hooks from hook type spec sheet
Class Capacity Working Back Height (h1) Distance Between Hooks (h2)
CL 1
up to 1,999 lbs
15.50"
12.05"
CL 2
2,000 – 5,500 lbs
18.50"
15.04"
CL 3
5,501 - 10,000 lbs
22.36"
18.78"

These hook dimensions are standardized per ANSI B56.11.4, and it will fit any brand and model of Skid Steer.

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

  • CL1: Up to 2,000 lbs
  • CL2: 2,000 - 5,000 lbs
  • CL3: 5,501 - 10,000 lbs
  • Blade options
  • Tip options
  • Class 1 forks
  • Truck capacity: up to 2,000 lbs 
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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
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  • The documents below can help you to select your Skid Steer Forks:
    ITA/Hook ANSI B56.11.4 Chart (ISO 2328)
    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 2 forks
  • Truck capacity: 2,000 - 5,000 lbs
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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
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  • The documents below can help you to select your Skid Steer Forks:
    ITA/Hook ANSI B56.11.4 Chart (ISO 2328)
    ITA/Hook Fork Spec Sheet
    Capacity Chart
  •  
  • Contact us for other section sizes and options.
  •  
  • The capacity per pair must be equal or greater than your truck capacity.
  • For heavy applications, please consider a higher capacity fork. 

  • Class 3 forks
  • Truck capacity: 5,501 - 10,000 lbs
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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
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  • The documents below can help you to select your Skid Steer Forks:
    ITA/Hook ANSI B56.11.4 Chart (ISO 2328)
    ITA/Hook Fork Spec Sheet
    Capacity Chart
  •  
  • Contact us for other section sizes and options.
  •  
  • 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

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MSI standard toe & tip options

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TIP STYLES

                      

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