Liftomatic Presents HCB-BC Hoist Attachment with an Adjustable Counter Balance

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The HCB-BC Hoist Attachment lifts steel, fiber and plastic drums weighing up to 2000 lbs and uses Parrot-Beak® drum handling attachment. The unit’s adjustable counter-balance on the main frame for handling 15 to 27 in. diameter drums. The product is offered in 1 or 2 drum configurations including stainless steel unit for use in food grade and pharmaceutical applications. The mechanical clamping system of the hoist attachment engages top lift of the container for a reliable pick-up each time.

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Hoist Attachment Handles all 55 Gallon Drums

Buffalo Grove, IL, Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc., an industry leading material handling equipment manufacturer, recently introduced the HCB hoist attachment to handle all 55 gallon drums.

The HCB hoist attachment safely lifts steel, fiber and plastic drums weighing up to 2000 lbs. using Liftomatic’s exclusive “Parrot-Beak®” drum handling attachment. The model HCB-BC attaches to any overhead hoist, crane or boom and engages drums automatically. Liftomatic's exclusive mechanical clamping system engages the top lip of the container, assuring a safe and reliable pick-up each time.

An adjustable counter-balance on the main frame of the unit allows for safe handling of all drums from 15 to 27 inches in diameter. A padded belt cradle protects the drum sidewall during transport. The model HCB is available in 1 or 2 drum configurations, including stainless steel units for food grade and pharmaceutical applications.

Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc. is an acknowledged leader in the design and manufacture of drum handling equipment. Headquartered in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Liftomatic maintains manufacturing, engineering and sales facilities around the globe. Liftomatic currently sells products in over 40 countries and sells to more than 400 of the Fortune 500 companies.

For more information, please contact: Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc., 700 Dartmouth Lane, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Sales Dept. 847-325-2930 Web: Email:

For more product information, contact:

George Gambini

Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc.

847-325- 2930 ext. 1226

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