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B and B extends blockmaster range with overhead grab for builders merchants

The UK's leading supplier of forklift truck attachments and masts, B&B Attachments, is maintaining its reputation for marketing innovative, new products by launching a new version of the BlockMaster range with a special fork mounted, overhead rotating grab which is specifically aimed at builders' merchants. Constructed for durability and to withstand the rigors and tough environment of use in builders merchants' yards, the FMFE 150 Builders Merchants Grab ensures optimum performance and maximum productivity.

Incorporating many unique design features incorporated in the BlockMaster range, the FMFE 150 Builders Merchants Grab is developed from the BlockMaster range of crane grabs. As the unit its fork mounted it can easily and quickly be attached to any forklift truck thereby turning the truck into a multi-purpose vehicle that can also be used as a crane grab.

The FMFE 150 Builders Merchants Grab can handle a wide range of unpalleted goods including bricks, flats, kerbs and blocks, etc. The unit comes with a quick release coupling which enables the hydraulics to be quickly and easily connected to the truck in a matter of minutes.

Rated at 2000 kg, with an opening range of 139-1500mm, an inside arm depth of 1000mm and a gripper bar width of 1000mm standard, the FMFE 150 Builders Merchants Grab is ideally suited to yard work and loading. Manufactured to the highest possible specification, the unit comes with 360-degree rotation as standard and with a range of options including gripper bar widths of 1100mm and 1200mm, inside arm height of 1200mm, non–rotation models and 90 to 270-degree manual rotation. In addition, B&B can also supply gated hooks to clamp legs, which enable the unit to lift bags of sand or aggregate up to 2 tonnes.

The new FMFE Builders Merchant Grab builds on B&B Attachments' reputation within the industry for providing its customers with quality products that are supported by qualified, experienced, factory trained engineers. The company's BlockMaster range includes a series of clamps to cater for a wide range of applications.

The BlockMaster G16R is a rotating flag and kerb clamp that has been designed to ensure optimum performance and maximum productivity when handling single packs. B&B Attachments E series include a range of pivot type clamps designed for handling one or two brick or block packs whilst the H Series includes a range of parallel action clamps for double packs of flags and kerbs.

All clamps are supported by B&B Attachments' UK network of qualified service engineers and a large spare parts stockholding. The new FMFE150 Builders Merchant Grab range will widely welcomed as a cost effective solution to moving a wide range of unpalletised goods. Ends
Issued On Behalf Of: B&B Attachments Ltd., Guildgate House, Pelican Lane, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 1NX Tel: 01635 232000 Fax: 01635 237444 Web: www.bandbattachments.com

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