Identification Terminology of Loaders/Tractors with Forks and Rough Terrain Forklifts
This SAE Recommended Practice defines machines equipped with forks for material handling, which are intended for use on unimproved or disturbed terrain. (Reference J1116, Categories 1, 2 or 6.)
To identify types of machines, which use forks as working tools, while being used on unimproved surfaces. The machines are grouped as follows: loaders/tractors with forks and rough terrain forklifts. These groupings are used in identifying the organization responsible for applicable standards.