Press Release Summary:
Model 2-DCM fits any forklift truck without needing electrical or hydraulic connections. Parrot-BeakÂ® 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. Model 2-DCM can be ordered to handle 1-4 drums in straight row.
Original Press Release:
High Traffic Drum Handling
The model 2-DCM automatic drum handling attachment from Liftomatic is built for heavy-duty, high-volume areas such as on a shipping dock, for loading containers or trucks and flatbed operations, as well as general fill line use. It can be ordered to handle 1, 2, 3, or 4 drums in a straight row.
An exclusive Parrot-Beak® mechanical drum clamping gripper safely lifts steel, fiber and plastic drums weighing up to 2000 pounds (954 Kg) each.
The 2-DCM attachment fits any forklift truck without needing any electrical or hydraulic connections. Plus, no tools are required. A rubber belt cradle on the lower end of the unit cushions the side of the drum(s) during pick-up and transport, protecting labels, printing and bar codes against scratching.
The unit is equipped with a safety chain retention system to keep the unit on the forks of the lift truck at all times. It features rugged all-steel construction and carries an 18-month warranty against any defects in parts and/or workmanship.
Safety is enhanced even further by optional spark-resistant packages and explosion proof ratings.
Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc. maintains manufacturing, engineering and sales facilities in the United States, U.K., and Asia. The company sells to over 400 of the Fortune 500 companies in more than 40 countries worldwide.
For more information contact Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc., 700 Dartmouth Lane, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089/USA. Toll-free: 800-837-6540 Fax: 847-325-2959 Web site: www.liftomatic.com