Powered Drum Handler enables safe loading, lifting, manipulation.

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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 mechanism. Stored application-based driving parameters can be adjusted by operator.

Original Press Release:

New Powered Drum Handler Makes Loading, Lifting, Manipulating Safe/Effective for Male and Female Operators

BUFFALO GROVE, IL – Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc. has introduced the new Ergo750-PWPL-CB drum transporter, the latest addition to the company’s Ergo-Matic® line of drum handling equipment. The Ergo750-PWPL-CB is a completely powered and self-contained drum handling device for lifting, lowering and moving all steel, plastic and fiber drums.

The compact modular design is the perfect fit in tight aisles or cramped spaces where a powered, portable drum handling unit is required.  Lift, transport and place a drum with no man-handling. The unit can be operated safely and efficiently by any qualified personnel.  A variety of lifting heights, options and features are available on the Ergo-750-PWPL series.

The unit incorporates power drive forward and reverse features, as well as power lift and lower for moving drums safely and easily by any male or female operator. Varying weight capacities are available between 750 and 1000 lbs.

The new Ergo750-PWPL-CB offers users a number of benefits including:

• Quick set up and use for almost any type of industrial electric vehicle application

• Unique driving parameters for each vehicle application with easy operator adjustment

• Regenerative braking function utilizing the power of the motor to slow it down

• Steering/throttle handle device provides forward/reverse levers, lift and lower push-button contactor, horn push-button contactor, on/off key switch and emergency reverse.

All of the company’s Ergo-Matic® models incorporate Liftomatic’s exclusive single “Parrot-Beak®” clamping mechanism which allows the operator to safely grip the drum for convenient and efficient handling. The mechanism maintains a secure grip throughout the pick-up and release process.

Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc. is an acknowledged leader in the design and manufacture of a variety of drum handling equipment. Headquartered in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Liftomatic maintains manufacturing, engineering and sales facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. Liftomatic currently sells through distributors in over 40 countries worldwide and counts customers in more than 400 of the Fortune 500 companies.


George Gambini

(847) 325-2930 XT 1226

Email: George@liftomatic.com

Web: www.liftomatic.com

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