The Morse model 90 Verti-Karrier drum carrier lifts rimmed steel drums weighing up to 1,000 pounds. Model 92 can lift fiber or plastic drums up to 1,000 pounds. Morse drum lifters have carefully designed geometry, with their broad-faced grippers spreading the holding force to reduce pressure exerted on the drum. A narrow profile helps lower and raise a drum into an overpack drum.
Learn more about below hook drum lifters and how to use them, then request a quote from King Materials Handling today.
Below hook drum lifters, or drum grabbers, pick up 55-gallon steel drums just under the rim. How drum carriers work varies based on the model number and style. Morse Model 90 will lift upright 55-gallon steel drums with rimmed edges. It can pick up drums ranging from 22 1/6 to 22 7/16 inches in diameter.
The below hook drum lift connects to the drum just beneath the top rim, meaning the rim needs to be secured to the top of the drum before use.
All Morse drum carriers have rated load markings and are welded by certified ANSI/AWS D14.1 welders in accordance with ANSI/AWS D14.1 and ASME BTH-1.
The below hook drum lifter that’s right for your facility depends on the type of drums you need to transport. Model 90 is ideal for drums with a rim. Various sizes are available based on the drum size, from 30 to 85 gallons. A heavy-duty model can lift drums weighing up to 2,000 pounds.
For rimmed fiber or plastic drums, choose model 92. You can also use model 92 to place a drum into an overpack.
A below hook drum lifter allows you to hoist, lift and move drums of various sizes without straining your back or risking injury. By using one, you can help increase worker safety on your job site.
King Materials Handling carries several Morse below hook drum lifter models. Contact us today to discuss your drum lifting needs and choose the right model for you.