Valley Craft Industries is one of Indoff’s Material Handling Vendors. Valley Craft designs, develops and manufactures Professional Grade material handling and storage solutions, including a broad array of proprietary and custom products.
The product they chose to feature is The Self-Powered Hydraulic Ultra Grip III. This piece of machinery is the latest innovation in fork-mounted drum handling. The Ultra-Grip III, an industry exclusive to Valley Craft, provides three fully hydraulic proportionally controlled functions that are activated by an ergonomic hand-held pendant. A single set of fully hydraulic jaws automatically adjust to most drums (18″-28″ in diameter). Rotating function offers full 360-degrees rotation for inverting and pouring to both the right and left. Dumping function allows the operator to pour forward 120-degrees. Features infinitely variable speed for optimum control of your load, system pressure gauge and battery discharge indicator with hour meter and clock. Equipped with built-in, 12-volt battery-operated Power-Pak and self contained hydraulics. Wireless remote option available. Batteries and charger are included.
Usable fork tube size: 2-1/2″ x 6-1/2″ x 37-1/2″ Jaw size: 9″ x 15″ Distance between forks: 19-3/8″ 2,000-lbs load capacity.
**Caution should be used when clamping thin walled drums, open-top drums, and smooth sided drums.
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