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Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc.

700 Dartmouth Lane, Buffalo Grove, IL, 60089, USA

  • 800-837-6540

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Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc.

Material Handling & Storage

Ergo-Matic® Drum Handlers feature double Parrot-Beak® clamps.

Jan 12, 2018

Designed for manual handling of a single drum, Ergo-Matic® Drum Handlers come with a lift capability up to 36 in. for double stacking drums. Featuring spark-resistant components for use in flammable areas and special wheels and coatings for FDA approved applications.

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Material Handling & Storage

Powered Drum Handler enables safe loading, lifting, manipulation.

Jun 26, 2015

Completely powered and self-contained, Ergo750-PWPL-CB can be used for lifting, lowering, and moving all steel, plastic, and fiber drums. Variety lifting heights are available, and capacities range from 750–1,000 lb. Along with power drive forward and reverse, features include power lift and lower, regenerative braking, multifaceted steering/throttle handle, and single Parrot-Beak® clamping... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Below-Hook Drum Handler combines capacity and safety.

May 13, 2015

Fully automatic and mechanical, BHDL-3A-HD can lift 55 gal steel or plastic drums from overhead position for placement to or from containment devices/scales/pallets. Drums remain in vertical position while lifted/transported, and intuitive-lock engagement system ensures radial arms remain in locked position until load is placed in final location. With 3,000 lb/drum capacity, this attachment... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Forklift Attachment increases drum lifting safety margin.

Oct 30, 2008

Fully mechanical L4F-QC includes cam device that locks attachment to forklift, eliminating use of safety chains and need for driver to dismount truck to secure attachment to forklift. Gravity- and spring-activated cam system automatically locks attachment to forks of lift truck as soon as L4F-QC is raised off ground. Cams automatically release when attachment is set back on firm ground.... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Drum Transporter is activated via pushbutton.

Aug 19, 2008

Ergomatic 1000-PLEH-BC drum transporter is manually propelled, self-contained electric/hydraulic lifting system that transports steel, plastic, and fiber drums weighing up to 1,000 lb. Available in 20 and 36 in. lift heights, system can include options such as non-sparking packages, alternate coatings, and Double Parrot-Beak clamping system. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Hand Truck accommodates all rimmed drums.

Aug 29, 2007

Model 10HT-4W is 4-wheel hand truck with dual 10 in. main wheels that have full roller bearings and dual 3 in. swivel casters that support drum while moving through plants and warehouses. Designed with concern for ergonomic safety, hand truck eliminates need for operator to bear weight of load during transport of rimmed steel, fiber, or plastic drums weighing up to 1,000 lb. Parrot-Beak®... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Forklift Attachment handles 30, 55, and 85 gal steel drums.

Aug 20, 2007

Manufactured to fit directly to forks of any standard lift truck, Model FTA uses Parrot-Beak® clamping system and cushioned belt cradles to safely engage steel open top and tight head drums weighing up to 1,500 lb. Completely mechanical unit requires no hydraulic or electrical connections to operate. Weather-Beak® coating on Parrot-Beak allows attachment to be used with any weather or climate... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Forklift Attachment facilitates drum to pallet change-out.

May 07, 2007

Designed to assist in performing drum change-outs from one pallet size to another, LOM-4 can safely handle 1-4 drums at a time. It can handle mixed groups of steel, plastic, or fiber drums, rimmed or rimless, that cumulatively weigh up to 8,000 lb as long as drum heights are within 1.5 in. of each other. Product is available with spark-resistant and EE-rated components. Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Forklift Attachment offers ergonomic drum lifting.

Sep 26, 2006

Able to lift loads up to 500 lb, Model MH-FTA handles short drums in steel, plastic, or fiber configuration. Parrot-Beak® clamping mechanism provides positive grip on all ring styles without operator having to leave seat of forklift. Available in single and double drum units, Model MH-FTA features all steel construction and requires only occasional lubrication and inspection of springs. Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Fork-Mounted Drum Handler lifts 4 drums simultaneously.

Jul 06, 2006

Automatic and mechanical 4-DCM, able to handle 1, 2, 3, or 4 drums in straight-line configuration, has total capacity of 8,000 lb. Equipped with Parrot-Beak® clamping system and cushioned belt-cradles, product is able to load 80 steel, plastic, or fiber drums into truck or container in under 15 min. Options include non-sparking components, EE/EX ratings, Quick-Claw® fork locking systems, and... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Forklift Attachment handles drums in tight spaces.

Nov 02, 2005

Able to fit any forklift without requiring any electrical or hydraulic connections, DCM-PW allows operator to pick drums from line or in rack without any side interference. Parrot-Beak® clamping mechanism safely lifts all rimmed steel, fiber, and plastic drums up to 2,000 lb. Attachment, designed for tight spaces in warehouses and plants, can also be used at shipping dock for loading containers... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Drum Transporter meets EE and EX rating requirements.

Sep 15, 2005

In addition to power lift and lower capabilities, ERGO1000-SRJ-PWPL-EX incorporates electrically enclosed, spark-free power drive for moving steel, plastic, and fiber drums around hazardous work areas. It is available in 15 models with capacities up to 1,000 lb and standard lift height of 20 in. Able to negotiate up to 10° inclines with its power system, self-contained product features... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Lift Truck Attachment safely handles rimmed drums.

May 13, 2005

Model LD-1 slides directly onto forks of any lift truck with no tools or connections required. Engaging top lift of container, Parrot-Beak® clamping mechanism lifts steel, fiber, and plastic drums weighing up to 850 lb. All-steel unit offers fully-automatic operation and is suited for plants and warehouses handling, stacking, and storing up to 50 drums per week. Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Forklift Attachments handle 4 drums at once.

Dec 27, 2004

Without requiring hydraulic or electrical connections, LOM-4 forklift-mounted attachments come in 2 configurations to handle mixed group of steel, plastic, or fiber drums. Model L4F is suited for mixed loads, single stacking in trucks and trailers, and fill-line movement. Model S4F is designed for double stacking in trucks and trailers with limited overall height. Available with spark-resistant... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Drum Dumper handles up to 850 lb.

Sep 28, 2004

Fully portable TD-850 drum dumper allows operator to pick up drums, mix contents, and pour or dump them. It handles 55 gal steel, fiber, and plastic drums and is available in fully counterbalanced or straddle-leg configurations. Hinged fiber-padded saddle, with 360° rotation radius, locks in drum. Antibacklash, worm-gear reducer provides added safety. Battery-powered model TD-850PL is offered... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Upending Attachment turns drums sideways and back again.

Aug 05, 2004

Featuring all-steel construction, DU-SOM drum upending attachment allows operator to pick drums from horizontal or vertical positions in rack or other storage applications, remove them, and turn them around safely for transport or use. Mechanical attachment fits any forklift and handles up to 850 lb in 55 gal fiber, steel, or plastic drums. Options are available for handling drums with inserted... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dolly weighs drums while transporting them.

Jul 07, 2004

Ergo-1000-OBS allows operator to pick, lift, weigh, and move plastic, fiber, and steel drums. Using load-cell technology, weighing device has zero-out, auto shut-off, and metric and imperial measurement capabilities. Transportable drum handling device is equipped with Parrot-Beak® mechanical clamping system and rubber belt cradle. Also available with optional printing feature, product is... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Drum Handling Attachment suits high-volume areas.

May 11, 2004

Model 2-DCM fits any forklift truck without needing electrical or hydraulic connections. Parrot-Beak® mechanical drum clamping gripper lifts steel, fiber, and plastic drums weighing up to 2,000 lb each. Rubber belt cradle on lower end of unit cushions side of drum during pick-up and transport, protecting labels, printing, and bar codes. Safety chain retention system keeps unit on forks of truck.... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Drum Safety Cage suits storage and rough transport areas.

Feb 11, 2003

Model DC-4 fits any forklift and locks with automatic safety device attached to fork pockets on drum cage. Cage can be used to safely contain all steel, plastic, and fiber drums. Suited for handling drums in tight spaces or over rough terrain, unit can be ordered with built-in safety recesses for each of 4 drums. Product is designed to stack 3 units high for cubic utilization and is available in... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Drum Upender solves drum handling and storage problems.

Oct 17, 2002

Model DU-SOM mechanical forklift attachment handles 55 gal drums in vertical, horizontal, and transitional positions. User can pick drum from horizontal rack or storage application, remove it safely, and manipulate drum to vertical position (or vice-versa), with no man-handling and without operator leaving seat of forklift. With 850 lb working capacity and all steel construction, unit withstands... Read More