The fork was created for hard everyday use scooping manure, sifting shavings and raking stalls. Using the finest plastics and will not skimp on materials utilized in our products. All the plastics used have been considered for durability in warm and cold climates. The Max Fork head comprises of five individual plastic parts and is shipped completely assembled.Each clear dip aluminum handle comes complete with a black foam center grip and a black foam hand grip. Max Fork's tines are a unique patent pending triangular design for high stability and flex, which allows Max Fork the ability to pick up heavier loads. Max Fork tines have a wide flat end and their chiseled angle makes for easy pick up.