Drum Handling Equipment

Drum Handling Equipment

Berry Material Handling can provide 55-gallon drum handling solutions, including hand drum trucks, portable drum handlers, specialized drum handling forklift attachments, and heavy-duty models for forklift mounted or below-hook drum handling with capacities up to 2500 pounds. We also can provide drum handling forklift attachments to lift and rotate your drum 360 degrees or to lift and transport upright drums. Many drum handling models are also available in stainless steel and various sizes.

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Morse Forklift Drum Handlers

Power-Grip Drum Handler allows the operator to lift, pour and place a drum without ever leaving the forklift. Use a forklift mounted drum racker to pick an upright drum and set it into a rack in horizontal position. Choose the correct forklift drum handler for your specific application.

Morse GRIP+GO Power-Grip Fork Mount Drum Handler

Morse model 290F GRIP+GO Power-Grip Fork Mount Drum Handler Forklift attachment to lift, move and pour a drum.

Key features

  • Self-contained 12V DC Battery Power GRIP & TILT
  • Fully Invert Drum: Turn 180o to empty contents
  • Tilts Drum Forward and Back
  • Self Contained Battery Power Tilt Control with pendant
  • Add Option for wireless tilt control
  • Add Grip Pad Kit for plastic or fiber drum
  • Handle 15 to 55-gallon (55 to 210 liter) steel drum
  • Requires 25″ (63.5 cm) Between Forks
  • Capacity: 1500 Lb. (680 kg)

Forklift Attachments to Lift and Pour Drum

Forklift Drum Attachments to Move and Pour Drum. Morse Forklift-Karriers convert your fork truck into a drum handler
More than just a Drum Dumper… Controlled Drum Dispensing!

Key features

  • SAFETY CONSCIOUS Drum Handling with your Forklift
  • Lift and dispense a drum with your forklift
  • Standard models for a 55-gallon (210 liter) steel drum
  • MORCINCHTM Options to handle a plastic or fiber drum, or a smaller drum
  • Models available to dispense a drum weighing up to 2500 Lb. (1134 kg)
  • Easy to mount forklift drum attachments
  • Require 25″ (63.5 cm) between forks
  • Power Tilt Models have self-contained battery power drum tilt control
  • Manual tilt models have pull chain drum tilt control
  • Handle a drum with a faucet in place

MORSPEED 1500 Forklift Attachments to Move 1500 Lb. Upright Drums

MORSPEED 1500 Forklift Attachments to Move Drums up to 1500 Lb. (680 kg). Fork mounted drum grabber attachments to lift, move, palletize and stack drums with your fork truck. Forklift drum movers for rimmed drums.

Key features

  • SAFETY CONSCIOUS Forklift Drum Movers
  • Move and stack drums simply and quickly from your forklift
  • Stack drums tightly with or without pallets
  • Mounts on forks in seconds without any tools
  • No power connections
  • Handle a rimmed steel, fiber or plastic drum
  • Handle a straight-walled or damaged drum
  • Use these 55-gallon (210 liter) drum grabber forklift attachments for 30-gallon (114 liter) or 85-gallon (320 liter) drums
  • Minimum drum height of 24″ (61 cm)
  • Any diameter drum
  • MORSPEEDTM 1500 steel jaws grip upper rim of drum
  • Models available to handle 1 or 2 drums at a time
  • Models with two heads per drum available, to lessen strain on rim
  • Single MORSPEEDTM head requires minimum of 75 Lb. (34 kg) per drum to begin gripping action
  • Double MORSPEEDTM heads with 2 sets of jaws require minimum of 350 Lb. (159 kg) per drum
  • Capacity: 1500 Lb. (680 kg)

MORSPEED 1000 Series to Move 1000 Lb. (454 kg) Upright Drum

MORSPEED 1000 Forklift Attachment to Lift and Move a Drum up to 1000 Lb. (454 kg). Fork mounted drum grabber attachment to lift, move, palletize and stack drums with your fork truck. Forklift drum mover for upright rimmed drums.

Key features

  • SAFETY CONSCIOUS Forklift Drum Handler
  • Lift, move and place a RIMMED steel, plastic or fiber drum right from your forklift
  • Mounts on forks in seconds without tools
  • Safety chain secures unit to carriage of lift truck
  • Raise forks to grip drum
  • Steel jaws grip upper rim of drum
  • Works with straight-walled drums or drums with deformed ribs
  • Requires 50 Lb. (23 kg) minimum drum weight to actuate jaws
  • Requires 16.5″ (41.9 cm) between forks
  • Requires 18″ (46 cm) minimum drum height
  • Capacity: 1000 Lb. (454 kg)

MORStak Forklift Mounted Drum Rackers

Fork Truck attachments to rack drums.

Key features

  • SAFETY CONSCIOUS Forklift Drum Rackers
  • Eliminate dangerous “bare fork” drum handling
  • Forklift attachment to place into rack in horizontal position
  • Retrieve horizontal drum, and return to upright position
  • Handle ONLY a RIMMED 55-gallon (210 liter) steel or plastic drum
  • Move drum on and off rack, pallet, truck, etc.
  • Control drum tilt from your forklift with self contained battery-powered tilt
  • 2-button pendant reaches back to forklift operator to control tilt
  • Rack drums side-by-side with virtually zero clearance between them
  • Handle drum with drum faucet in place
  • Capacity: 800 Lb. (363 kg)

Fork Hook to Suspend a Drum Handler

Morse Fork Hooks can be used to suspend a drum lifter or other device below a fork of your forklift. NOT a drum handler by itself

Key features

  • Suspend a drum lifter or other device below a fork of your forklift
  • Slide onto one fork to turn forklift into hoist
  • Secure on fork with T-screw
  • Safety conscious drum lifting… Eliminates bare-fork drum handling
  • Capacity: 2000 Lb. (907 kg)
  • IMPORTANT: Fork Mount Hook is NOT a drum lifter. It is just the fork-mounted hook from which to suspend a drum lifter.

Need Installation & Maintenance Services?

Berry Material Handling offers installation for all major material handling products as well as custom fabrication for your special projects. We can also tailor preventative maintenance and service programs to identify problems before they arise, helping to reduce costly breakdowns and downtime. We customize the maintenance to fit your needs and provide services including equipment review, lubrication, tightening and adjustments.


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