Forklift Attachment offers ergonomic drum lifting.

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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.

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Mechanical "Parrot-Beak®" Drum Lifter for Ergonomic Lifting

Buffalo Grove, IL- Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc. is now offering the model MH-FTA, a forklift attachment designed to handle short drums in either steel, plastic or fiber configuration. Typically, these drums, ranging from 15-30 gallons, have been palletized and rolled on and off the pallets by hand. Lifting injuries and hand/leg injuries demanded a mechanical product to lift loads up to 500 pounds The MH-FTA unit was designed specifically for these applications. Both single and double drum units are available.

Liftomatic's exclusive Parrot-Beak® clamping mechanism provides a positive grip on all ring styles without the operator ever having to leave the seat of the forklift. All steel construction ensures years of reliable service. Occasional lubrication and inspection of springs is the only maintenance required.

For delivery and pricing information contact the Sales Department at Liftomatic at 800-837-6540 or look on the company's website at

Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc., is an acknowledged leader in the design and manufacture of drum handling equipment for use in a variety of industries. Established in 1947, Liftomatic currently sells to over 400 of the Fortune 500 companies worldwide. Headquartered in Buffalo Grove, Illinois Liftomatic maintains worldwide manufacturing, engineering and sales facilities and distributes their products in more than 40 countries.

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