Figure 4-16.Bare tine extenders.
and labeled on each side (88-inch dimension) of the
Handling and loading 463-L pallets with a forklift
requires the use of fork extensions (tine fork extenders)
to support the weight and size of the pallet fully.
Technical publications that govern loading procedures
for aircraft require forklift tines be a minimum of 72
inches in length.
The extenders are designed in two configuration:
bare tine extenders (fig. 4-16) and rollerized tine
extenders (fig. 4-17). The rollerized version of tine
extenders is best suited for the rapid handling of 463-L
pallets. The bare tine extenders are more useful in pallet
building and the placement of mobile loads on beds of
vehicles. Either type of extender is acceptable and can
be locally manufactured. However, you must exercise
Figure 4-17.Rollerized tine extenders.