Load Stabilising FAQ/Guides

Will the load stabilizing attachment fit on my forklift?

Contacts load stabilising equipment has been designed to fit onto the forks of conventional fork trucks. The main things to check when ordering an attachment of this kind to fit your forklift, are the width and thickness of your truck forks (the product tables display the maximum fork sizes they will fit) the maximum fork spread of your truck, The capacity of your truck (It is important that the combination of attachment and load do not exceed the forklifts rated load capacity). It is important to confirm if you have a conventional forklift or another type such as a Reach truck or Pedestrian Stacker as these may have fitment issues.


Do not worry if your truck is not suitable for a standard model! We have a bespoke design service to cater for any non-standard configurations.

How will the load stabilising equipment fit to my forklift?

Fork Mounted Attachments are very simple to fit onto a Forktruck. Fork Pockets allow the Truck Forks to be driven straight in, once fully inserted the attachment can be moved. Models are fitted with heel fixing bar which is locked behind the heel of the fork. Attachments with integral heel bars are slid on at 45 Degrees and the bar is slid up behind the heel.

What documentation does the load stabilising equipment come with?

Our load stabilising attachments has been manufactured over many years and have been continuously developed to meet all health and safety issues and regulations that can be related to operating this type of product. All items are supplied CE marked with a certificate of conformity & test certificate. All items are supplied with operating instructions.

How does the load stabilizing equipment work?

Each forklift load stabilizing attachment we make has its own unique functionality and features. Data sheets can be found on the home page which gives detailed information on each product.

Will the attachment be suitable for my load?

When selecting an attachment for your application, it is important to ensure that you are certain of the size and type of load that’s being handled. It is crucial that an accurate weight of the load is know, and also the overall dimensions of the load. When dealing with unsymmetrical loads it is important to know the load centre. If you require technical advice our sales department will be happy to assist you.

Will the load stabilising equipment be suitable for my workplace?

It is important to be aware of the environment that attachment will be used in. Consideration should be given to the working conditions as well as any restrictions. The dimensions of the attachment should be checked against any restrictions you may have in your workplace, i.e. lift height, door heights, access to the load.