Press Release Summary:
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 faucets or spigots.
Original Press Release:
Turn Drums Sideways and Back Again
The DU-SOM drum upending attachment from Liftomatic allows the operator to automatically pick drums from horizontal or vertical positions in a rack or other storage application, remove, and turn them around safely for transport or use.
This mechanical attachment fits any forklift and handles up to 850 pounds in 55-gallon fiber, steel or plastic drums. The operator need never leave the seat of the forklift to effortlessly manipulate the drum to vertical, horizontal or transitional positions with no outside attachments or accessories. Options are available for handling drums with faucets or spigots inserted.
The rugged all-steel construction of the unit withstands the pressures of constant use and carries an 18-month warranty against any defects in parts and/or workmanship.
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