REMOVAL USING A FORKLIFT
Perform steps a. through f. as described in Removal Using a Crane.
For safety reasons (load imbalance) always use the forklift on
the side of the pallet frame where the cable drums are located.
Use only forklifts with a fork length of at least 80 inches (2000 mm) and a
capacity of approximately 12,000 lb. (6 metric tons). Place a mark at 20 inches
500 mm) as shown in figure 4-29.
Fold down truck side panel (2, figure 4-26). Leave the other side panels in the horizontal
Position the forklift in front of the pallet frame and insert the forks into the forklift sockets (1)
until a 20 inches (500 mm) length of the forks is still visible.
Do not stand in the forklift operating area. Do not walk under
the suspended load
Lift the pallet frame and place it on a solid surface.
Figure 4-26 Removing the Pallet Frame from the Truck Bed using a Forklift.