HEAVY Metal: BIGForks up to 120 to and beyond

HEAVY METAL: BIGForks up to 120 to and beyond


VETTER is Europe´s leading manufacturer of QualityForks. The requirements are enormous and manifold. That’s why we are as versatile as our customers – everything called “fork arm” is our profession. Small, big, thick, thin, long, wide, ... - by choosing VETTER your requirements are in safe hands.

A very special part of our product range are BIGForks QualityForks. Because of their mere dimensions and capacities, there are much higher demands compared to StandardForks.

To your benefit, VETTER applies its decades-long experience, a superior and modern manufacturing engineering as well as best design and development expertise. According to highest OEM quality standards.

BIGForks. Made by VETTER. Made in Germany.

BIGForks standard suspensions

Roller-guided suspension
Roller-guided suspension
TWS suspension
TWS suspension
Pin-type suspension
Pin-type suspension
Blank forks
Blank forks
ISO suspension
ISO suspension
DIN suspension
DIN suspension
Bolt-on suspension
Bolt-on suspension
Upside-down suspension
Upside-down suspension

BIGForks quality features

Best engineering

BIGForks finite elements analysis
  • All BIGForks are designed according to ISO 2330 and by finite elements analysis
  • Standard safety factor 3
  • Large product database, measuring aids and measuring service for a simple and safe order processing

VETTER special steel

Material laboratory BIGForks
  • Only special VETTER fork steel - decades-long developed and continuously optimized
  • Only certified steel suppliers and dedicated delivery specifications
  • Frequent tests in our own laboratory and at external institutions
  • Material attributes:
    • Wear-resistant
    • High yield strength
    • High dynamical resilience
    • Best welding characteristics
    • Optimized also for low temperatures
    • Superior purity grade
    • Titan-stabilized

Most modern manufacturing line for BIGForks world-wide

Production line BIGForks
  • Production by closed die forging by upsetting and bending
  • Advantages:
    • Tight tolerances
    • Best reproducibility
    • Optimum material structure
    • Smooth surfaces

Best heat treatment

Heat treatment BIGForks
  • Computer-operated hardening and charging facility with precise temperature and time control
  • Optimum combination of durability, wear-resistance and "flexibility" of a fork

Ideal processing

Welding BIGForks
  • High vertical integration and state-of-the-art production control
  • Comprehensive machinery for mechanical processing
  • Certified welders and own welding engineers according to ISO 3834-2