Forklift attachments offer a way for companies to recoup the cost of the forklift by using it for many applications other than for moving pallets, such as tipping skips, wheelie bin handlers and big bag handlers. Merlin offers a wide range of UK manufactured fork lift attachments, including extensions.Custom Forklift Attachments
ATEX Forklift Attachments
ATEX forklift attachments work with your existing ATEX handling equipment to comply with the directives for handling goods in potentially explosive surroundings. As well as the standard forklift attachments, we also supply ATEX compliant attachments manufactured from spark proof stainless steel.
Automatic Forklift Drum Lifter
Designed for automatically handling 210 litre drums of the Steel tight head, open topped and L ring plastic varieties, see images below. The operation of this forklift attachment drum lifter is fully automatic, allowing the forklift truck operator to manage the whole operation without leaving his seat.
Bag Handlers for Forklifts
Bag Handlers for Forklifts can also be used with cranes and the HIAB systems, making them highly versatile. Big bag handlers are manufactured to the highest quality, come 'CE' marked, fully tested and supplied with the latest Health & Safety test certification. With weight capacities of up to 2000 kg.
Base Emptying Bins - Stillages
A range of Base Emptying Bins / Stillages designed for collecting, moving and safely dumping factory waste whilst utilizing your forklift truck. Available in Manual and Automatic release. BDB and ADB.
Bolt-on Fork Extensions
Bolt-on fork extensions extend the usefulness of a forklift truck, allowing it to handle a very wide range of pallets. These bolt-on fork extensions are commonly used within the construction or lifting industries, where a smooth underside reduces damage to the product. Additional options available for large coiled products and paper rolls.
Cement and Concrete Hoppers
The hopper attachment is ideal for moving concrete or any other granular material easily around a site and can be poured in a controlled manner, reducing waste, ensuring accuracy and making cleaning up a lot easier.
Fork Liftable Boot Wash Stations
Forklift-able Boot Wash Stations, is an inexpensive and easy to install unit which helps to keep your site and buildings clean and safe. The innovative design has made it easier than ever to effectively clean site boots and equipment to the highest standard. Ideal for construction sites or golf courses.
Forklift Attachment for Wheelie Bins
Introducing our cutting-edge forklift attachments designed specifically for wheelie bin handling, catering to capacities ranging from 90 to 1100 litres. Our innovative solution comprises two models that seamlessly cover this entire spectrum. With these state-of-the-art forklift attachments, a single operator can effortlessly and expeditiously empty bins on-site. Crafted to interface seamlessly with the majority of wheelie bins available in the market, our attachments can also be customized to accommodate your specific bin models.
Forklift Attachments for Drum Handling
Forklift attachments for Drum Handling allow the popular 45 gallon (0.2 cubic metres) 210 litre drums to be safely moved and tilted using these attachments designed to fit most commercial forklifts. Various models exist, including the use of cranks to assist in turning the drums to facilitate emptying.
Forklift Capable Plastic Tanks
Plastic tanks from 150 to 300 litre capacity and all able to be handled and moved using a forklift truck. Designed as large mortar bins, these industrially designed plastic bins can be used with a wide range of liquids and materials.
There are always odd jobs that require longer forks than the normal pallet truck or forklift truck comes with. Fork extensions are ideal for this as they can easily be mounted and removed as and when you need them.
Forklift Lorry Loading Platforms
Forklift mounted lorry loading platforms, for the safe removal and loading of packages and equipment and designed for the business without a dedicated fixed loading platform but need to load or offload articulated trucks. Now we have a smaller fold able model along with two standard models.
Forklift Mounted Jibs and Cranes
Unlock the full potential of your forklift trucks with Fork Mounted Jibs and Cranes, ingeniously designed to maximize their versatility. These transformative lifting attachments effortlessly convert your ordinary forklift into a powerful crane, capable of reaching and lifting anywhere you need. Among the array of cutting-edge forklift extensions offered by Merlin, fork mountable jibs stand out as a prime example of innovative solutions tailored to elevate your material handling capabilities.
Forklift mounted Snow Plough
Designed to attach to a standard forklift truck and allow the snow to be ploughed off car parks etc. The plough attachment can also be used as a yard scraper.
Forklift Side Keepers
The Forklift side keeper is a device to stop laden pallets with valuable loads tipping off to the left and right, and most commonly caused by uneven ground.
Forklift Slung Drum Rotators
Forklift and Crane attachments for handling steel and some plastic drums. Easily fitted to most forklifts, these attachments allow for full rotation and locking in any position and are ideal for emptying the contents or changing drums from the vertical to the horizontal position.
Gas Cylinder Handler For Forklifts
This multipurpose forklift gas bottle and cylinder handler is designed to safely allow gas cylinders to be transported without the need for manual handling.
Heavy Duty Tilting Skips
Heavy-duty tilting skips with a load capacity of 500 and 600 kg, these heavy-duty tilting skips are ideal for most waste management facilities. With integral forklift sockets, the skips can be moved around safely and quickly. Capacities from 0.25 to 1.5 cubic metres.
Rim Grip Drum Handlers
Rim Grip Drum Handlers are a forklift attachment for gripping steel drums or plastic drums by the rim with either a single or double drum grip. Perfect for moving many drums.
Roll Forward Tipping Skips
Roll forward tipping skips (RFS) provide an easy one-man operation helping keep areas free from scrap or rubbish and the tilting skips have a simple to operate mechanism. At the bottom of this page, we show the popular 33 litre Plastic tipping skips that can be used with a forklift truck.