Powered Fork Truck Entry Station (PFTS)

fork truck entry installationThis unit is used to allow a Fork Truck operator to deliver loads to or pick up loads from a Power Conveyor while maintaining load integrity. This Station is also utilized when loads are delivered by Pallet-sleeve Forks. This is a modular, self-contained Fork Truck Entry Station with powered rollers and pendant-switch activated Jog Forward controls, allowing easily installation into a new or existing plant layout. The standard unit is 8' long with a 16-1/2'' wide center strand. The Over-All Width and widths of the two (2) outside strands depend upon the width of the conveyor the unit meets up with.

Standard Stations are designed for a typical 9'' wide by 6'' high x 5' long pallet sleeve that is utilized for load retrieval and delivery.

Individual Electrical Control Panels are provided for existing installations.

Knurled Rollers provided for the powered Center-Strand aid in conveying loads.

fork truck entry installation

Drive: 1 hp totally enclosed industrial rated 1750 rpm gear-motor with reversing capability. Drive package located within and under the device.

Optional Features:

  • A Positive Run Photoeye can be included on the downstream end of the center strand.
  • An Overhead Pendant-switch can also be provided for jog forward and reverse control.
  • One end of the base plate can include a 90 degree angle to be embedded into the floor (requires saw cut or trench by customer). The 3'' x 3'' angle will be field welded to the base plate at the time of installation.

Speed: 45 or 60 fpm

Preassembly: Unit is wired at the factory.

Unit Height: 12'' TOR level.

Capacity: 5,000 lbs. maximum.

Voltage: System voltage is 230/460 volt, 3 phase, 60 hertz with 115 volt, single phase control voltage.