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Vallée offers fork extenders with standardized and non-standardized dimensions. Explore our wide selection of fork extenders tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Our fork extenders

Our Fork Extenders are commonly used on small forklifts, high-capacity forklifts, telescopic handlers and wheel loaders. They can also be found in other applications, such as aftermarket fork positioners.

Our raw materials are rigorously selected to ensure product quality and compliance with the highest safety standards for our customers’ operations. We use the following steels to manufacture our forks:

– Carbon steel (ASTM 1018, ASTM 1026, ASTM 1045, etc.)

– Alloy steel (ASTM 4140, ASTM 4340, QT 100, HARDOX 400, etc.)

Every fork is inspected as part of our well-defined and certified quality control processes.

We maintain a supply of fork blanks suitable for extension-type applications with a capacity of up to 110,000 lbs. Larger units are also available, although they may require a slightly longer lead time.

Our fork extenders :

– Comply with  Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) 

– Meet ANSI/ITSDF B56.1 safety standard

Why Choose Vallée for your fork extender?

Best in Class Process

  • We have a large selection of forks in stock.
  • Our proprietary thermally managed weld process ensures a seamless and robust fork assembly.
  • Our on-site precision machine shop guarantees perfect placement of fasteners and maximum weld preparation surface without sacrificing the integrity of the extension. 

Delivery Time

  • Our industry-leading delivery means you won’t have to wait too long for your custom forks. 
  • Our standard lead time is only 4 – 5 weeks
  • We can even deliver faster if needed.



Our team's expertise

  • At Vallée, we have unmatched experience in the industry. 
  • Our fabrication team has spent decades on the shop floor, so we know what works.

Business Needs

  • We also take the time to listen to your needs.
  • Not every application fits the traditional knowledge base, but we pride ourselves on understanding your requirements and delivering exactly what you want.
  • We offer standard and custom manufacturing

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What is a Fork extender ?

Forklift fork extensions are a crucial addition to any warehouse or industrial facility. They provide additional length to your forklift’s forks, enabling you to lift longer loads safely and efficiently. In this article, we will discuss the standard forklift fork extensions, their benefits, and why you should consider them for your forklift.

Why getting a Fork extender?

Enhanced Safety

Safety is paramount in any industrial facility. With forklift fork extensions, you can ensure that your workers are safe while handling oversized loads. Forklift fork extensions provide additional length to the forklift’s forks, which reduces the risk of load imbalance and increases stability during lifting operations. This enhances the safety of your workers and reduces the likelihood of accidents and injuries.


There are risks involved in extending forks and changing the load center of a forklift truck. That’s why it’s essential to contact the Vallée experts to ensure that the product is safely adapted to your needs.


Improved Efficiency

Forklift fork extensions can help you improve your efficiency in handling longer loads. With forklift fork extensions, you can minimize the number of trips required to move oversized items, which can save time and improve productivity. Additionally, with the increased load capacity, you can lift more items per trip, which can further improve your efficiency.

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