Fork Lift Attachments

Fork lift 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.

Fork Lift Attachments - big bag handler


Forklift attachments for Drum Handling

forklift slung drum tilter

Forklift attachments for Drum Handling allow the popular 45 gallon 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.

Fork Mounted Jibs and Cranes

Fork Mounted Jibs

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

Bolt-on Fork Extensions

Bolt On Fork Lift Entensions

Bolt-on fork extensions extend the usefullness 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.

Fork Slung Drum Rotators

Universal drum rotator with crank handle

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.

Automatic Forklift Drum Lifter

dtg automatic drum handling tongs

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 fork lift truck operator to manage the whole operation without leaving his seat.

Forklift Loading Platforms

forklift attachment lorry unloader

Forklift mounted platforms for the safe removal and loading of packages and equipment and designed for the business without a dedicated fixed loading platform but requiring to load or offload articulated trucks. Now we have a smaller fold able model along with two standard models.

Forklift attachment for Wheelie Bins

Forklift attachment for Wheelie Bins

Forklift attachment for wheelie bin handling from 90 to 1100 litres with two models covering the range. The forklift attachments allow a single operator to empty bins on site easily and quickly and are designed to work with most wheelie bins on the market, or we can adapt to suit your particular models.

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 skip that can be used with a forklift truck.

Bag Handlers for Forklifts

forklift big bag handlers

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.

Forkliftable Boot Wash Stations

3man fork liftable boot wash station

Forkliftable 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.

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