The Top Five
Pallet Forks on the Market
Pallet forks are an essential part of the arsenal

Pallet forks are an essential part of the arsenal for any hardworking farmer. With so many different options on the market, it can be difficult to choose the right one. We’re counting down the top five pallet forks, in descending order from number five to number one: check out our handy list of pros and cons.

  1. Pallet Fork Rotator

The Kerfab pallet fork rotator is a unique attachment that allows pallets or bins to be picked up and rotated for contents disposal, eliminating the need for manual handling. It is the ideal attachment for rotating plastic or wooden bins.

Pros: Great way to empty bins quickly from the seat of the machine.

Cons: Adds extra weight to the pallet fork configuration, de-rating the lift capacity of the machine. Price can be prohibitive.

  1. Floating Pallet Fork

The floating fork is used to handle pallets, logs, pipes, general freight and fruit bins; but the tines have the ability to float on the carriage. This pallet fork variation allows maximum flexibility in tight and awkward spaces.

Pros: Floating carriage enables the operator to adapt in uneven terrain, for easy placement of the tines.

Cons: Tines can be unmanageable when placing them in a pallet or skid/shuttle, and can catch when exiting; piercing or breaking them.

  1. ITA Pallet Fork

The ITA type pallet fork is designed for easy handling of pallets, logs, pipes, general freight and fruit bins. The tine fixing method on the ITA pallet fork is easiest to use and adjust, and extra high load guards are available. 

Pros: Easy to adjust forks which lock into position. New tines are easily sourced if bent or damaged. 

Cons: Can be hard to operate on uneven ground because tines are fixed. Does not adapt to the terrain like floating forks.

  1. Compact Ag Loader Pallet Fork

Don’t let the size fool you – the compact ag loader pallet fork is made to move bulky or palletized materials. Made from high tensile steel, these pallet forks are designed to easily lift pallets, logs, pipes, general freight and fruit bins.

Pros: Robust construction and versatile applications. Small in size but capable of handling bulky loads. 

Cons: This unit has a limited lift capacity. And while priced right for any farmer, does have weight capacity restrictions.

  1. Combifork 

Combining the round bale fork and the pallet fork, the Combifork is an ingenius design that combines the best functions of each attachment in one handy unit. It has a simple change over method that stays within the frame, for ease of use.

Pros: Multipurpose attachment with no need to detach any forks.

Cons: The initial price is slightly more than other attachments, however this is overcome soon enough when the unit is put to work!

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Pallet forks are an essential part of the arsenal for any hardworking farmer. With so many different options on the market, it can be difficult to choose the right one. We’re counting down the top five pallet forks, in descending order from number five to number one: check out our handy list of pros and cons.