Fork Mounted Jibs and Cranes for companies with existing forklift trucks. These lifting attachments help save costs by turning your forklift into a crane that can work indoors and outdoors with various loads.

Fork Mounted Jibs and Cranes 400

When a greater lift height is required or a lift over a static obstruction the High Lifting Jib is the perfect solution, with the same attributes as the carriage Mounted Jib.

Approximate lead time: 2-3 days. If for any reason this product is currently unavailable one of our team will give you a call to discuss expected lead times.

Centre of gravity at 410 or 430 mm

Model ITA / FEM Class Capacity (kg) at 500 mm Load Centre Capacity (kg) at 1500 mm Load Centre Capacity (kg) at 1750 mm Load Centre Weight (kg)
IHJ-1.0 2 1000 500 405 TBA
IHJ-2.0 2 2000 800 420 253
IHJ-3.0 3 3000 900 430 253
IHJ-4.0 3 4000 1000 470 253
IHJ-5.0 4 5000 1850 1400 276
IHJ-6.0 4 6000 2450 1650 310
IHJ-7.0 4 7000 4125 3500 310

 

Low Liner Jib

An inexpensive jib which gives longer reach capabilities for picking up a product which is difficult to palletise or for handling motors, press tools etc. from positions which are hard to access.

low liner forklift mounted jib

Features

  • Low profile design to allow better access to restricted areas
  • All lifting points rated to suit the host truck to avoid overloading
  • Multiple hook positions for various jobs on site
Model Ref Suitable For Minimum Truck Capacity [kg] Capacity At First Hole [kg] First & Last Hole Positions [mm]
LLJ 500-0.8 1000 800 500 / 1750
LLJ 500-1.0 1300 1000 500 / 1750
LLJ 500-1.3 1500 1300 500 / 1750
LLJ 500-1.8 2000 1800 500 / 1750
LLJ 500-2.2 2500 2200 500 / 1750
LLJ 500-2.7 3000 2700 500 / 1750
LLJ 500-3.1 3500 3100 500 / 1750
LLJ 500-3.5 4000 3500 500 / 1750
LLJ 500-4.4 5000 4400 500 / 1750

Operation

  • Remove existing forks from forklift carriage.
  • Position Jib so as the load beam is parallel to the finish floor level.
  • Remove the quick release bottom hangers by pulling out the safety ‘R’ clip and retracting the retaining pin.
  • Position the forklift behind the Jib backplate and centralise the forklift carriage with the jib backplate.
  • Drive towards the Jib backplate with the mast tilted forward and hook the top carriage rail under the top hangers of the Jib backplate, ensuring that the location peg on the jib backplate locates into the central castellation of the forklift carriage.
  • Whilst raising the forklift carriage tilt mast back to the vertical position until the attachment is clear of the finish floor level.
  • Reposition the quick release bottom hangers ensuring the safety ‘R’ clip is correctly inserted.
  • Position the swivel hook and shackle to the desired lifting point, ensuring that the shackle is adequately tightened.
  • The attachment is now ready for use.

Standard Features

  • Multi hook positioning from 1000-1750 load centres
  • Supplied complete with Swivel hook and bow shackle
  • Quick release bottom hangers supplied as standard
  • Lifting eye at centre of gravity for ease of movement and mounting on to forklift
  • Painted bright orange for safety

 

Fork Mounted Jib

A fixed length jib which mounts onto the forks of any truck. The ideal attachment for lifting and conveying loads which are not suitable for, or do not require, palletising.

FMJ forklift jib

Features

  • Raised beam position for added lift height
  • Long jib arm to reach otherwise inaccessible places
  • Multiple hook positions for addedflexibility on site
  • Large fork pockets for instant drive in and lifting

 

Model Ref Suitable For Minimum Truck Capacity [kg] Capacity At First Hole [kg] First & Last Hole Positions [mm]
FMJ 500-0.8 1000 500 1000 / 1750
FMJ 500-1.0 1300 630 1000 / 1750
FMJ 500-1.3 1500 680 1000 / 1750
FMJ 500-1.8 2000 1100 1000 / 1750
FMJ 500-2.2 2500 1400 1000 / 1750
FMJ 500-2.7 3000 1450 1000 / 1750
FMJ 500-3.1 3500 1900 1000 / 1750
FMJ 500-3.5 4000 2000 1000 / 1750
FMJ 500-4.4 5000 2700 1000 / 1750

Carriage Mounted Jib

carriage mounted jib

One of our most popular carriage mountedforklift and telehandler jib, the Easy Reach forklift jib comes with a low beam profile to allow access in to confined spaces.

Mounted directly to the carriage of the forklift truck or telehandler, our carriage mounted jibs provide the solution toconverting your lift truck or telehandler into a dedicated lifting crane.

The forklift jib is 1800mm long and comes with various lifting points on the underside to allow for adjustment when handling loads of different lengths

Model Ref Beam Length [mm] Number of of Lifting Points Hook & Shackle
ERJ 1800 Six Yes

Features

  • Mounts directly onto truck carriage so forklift can be positioned closer to the load
  • Jib rated to suit the capacity of the lift truck, reducing wear and tear on the lift truck and possibility of overloading
  • Multiple hook positions for flexible load handling whilst reducing handling costs
  • Long jib arm to reach otherwise inaccessible places (i.e. machinery motors), helping to reduce factory maintenance costs
  • Wide carriage backplate to reduce sideways movement thus reducing damage from load swinging excessively
  • 'CE' marked and supplied with Certificate of Conformity for Health & Safety Regulations

Forklift Jib Attachment

Forklift Jib IFJ 2 product

When height is not at a premium, but maximum lift capacity is critical, the Fork Mounted Jib allows the movement of long and awkward loads from inaccessible locations with the potential of 4 different lifting centres.

Approximate lead time: Approx 2-3 days

Centre of gravity 670 mm

Model Capacity (kg) Weight (kg)
IFJ-1.0-OP 1000 at 1000 mm load centre 141
IFJ-1.5-OP 1500 at 1000 mm load centre 146
IFJ-2.0-OP 2000 at 1000 mm load centre 152
IFJ-3.0-OP 3000 at 1000 mm load centre 159
IFJ-4.0-OP 4000 at 1000 mm load centre 171
IFJ-5.0-OP 5000 at 1000 mm load centre 183

Operation

  • Position the forks to the correct distance apart to locate into fork pockets.
  • Remove the heel pins from the attachment.
  • Drive the forks into the fork pockets.
  • Insert fork pocket heel pins directly behind the heel of the fork and attach safety lynch pin into hole provided.
  • Position the swivel hook and shackle to the desired lifting point, ensuring that the shackle is adequately tightened.
  • The attachment is now ready for use.

Standard Features

  • Multi hook positioning from 1000-1750 load centres
  • Supplied complete with single swivel hook and bow shackle
  • Maximum fork section 150 x 50 mm at 435 mm centres
  • Zinc plated heel pins for safe attachment to truck
  • Painted bright orange for safety

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