Sturdy with high damping activity Sometimes, the load rests upon the shank of the fork during transport. In these cases, transported goods and the fork shank must be protected from damage. The secutex fork-shank protection with a hollow profile is a robust version designed to protect the transported goods. The hollow chambers have a cushioning effect when loads collide. Usages include, for example, transportation of stones in the brick industry or concrete pipes in the concrete industry. The fork-shank can be fastened with a steel belt to the back of the fork and can be easily exchanged.