Forklift trucks can perform a variety of different specific tasks with the help of the right forklift attachments. It is important to make sure that you know the kind of attachments you need in your warehouse or at a job site when you go shopping for forklift trucks for sale. Accurate Forklift offers an extensive selection of new and used forklifts for sale as well as forklifts for rent. You can also get a range of the most popular forklift attachments for sale or with your rental forklift. Here are some of the common forklift equipment and attachments that you ought to know.

Fork Extension

Fork extensions help your forklift increase the weight it can take in a single load. Available in 4-6 inches of fork widths, and black and yellow color options, they are popular in many forklift applications. Their length is anywhere from 48-96 inches and they can set you back between $300 to $1,000.

Fork Positioner

If you need to buy or rent a forklift for your warehouse, you may want to consider getting a fork positioner. This is especially true if you handle pallets of different sizes, as it makes it easy for operators to easily and accurately execute the desired tasks, while reducing pallet damage. Depending on what you have between 3 to 7-inch-wide carriers, you have the option of choosing from mounting Classes 2, 3, and 4. Expect to pay anything from $1,000 upwards.


A forklift can easily take on the role of a crane with the help of a boom or telescopic boom. The forklift can reach extended lengths of between 12 to 15 feet for the standard booms which cost anywhere from $600 to $2,500. They can support a maximum of 6,000 lbs. in weight.

Side Shifter

If you are looking for a forklift for sale to work in tight spaces, a side shifter is a recommended add-on for your lift truck. With the press of a button, forklift operators can adjust their loads eliminating the need to reposition the forklift altogether. Depending on the maximum weight of the loads that you wish to haul between 5,500 – 10,000 lbs., you can choose from Classes 2 and 3. Expect to pay anything between $500 to $1,000.

Talk to a forklift sales expert

There are many other pieces of forklift equipment and attachments that you may need to consider when you go hunting for forklifts for sale in Atlanta, including Hook Plate, Rotator, Lifting Beam, Man Basket, Drum Snatcher, Poll Attachments, and Roll and Barrel Clamp. Your search for forklift sales online or forklifts for rent online ends at Accurate Forklift. We offer a range of brands and models of forklifts for sale and forklift rental services, as well as the necessary equipment and attachments at affordable prices and rates. Call today to talk to a forklift sales and rentals expert at 770-692-1455. You an also fill out our contact form or mail to service@ea5.3ad.myftpupload.com.

1 thought on “Common Forklift Equipment and Attachments to Consider”

  1. Kairi Gainsborough

    Wow, there are a lot of forklift accessories you can choose from. The side shifter sounds like a good choice if you will be working in a busy warehouse or a crowded construction site. IT would be convenient to have that extra level of navigational abilities.

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