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News Releases for Morse Drum Handling Equipment

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Additional News Releases

1. Scale-Equipped Drum Handlers
2. Drum Cones
3. MORStop Tilt-Brake
4. Model 82H-125 Drum Palletizer
5. MORStak Drum Rackers
6. Model 520-114 Drum Pourer
7. Model 285A-GR Fork Lift-Karrier
8. Model 160-SS Drum Truck
9. Model 81 Drum Spotter

Video of Model 290F GRIP+GO

Power-Grip Fork Mount Drum Handler

With the new GRIP+GOTM drum handler forklift attachment, an operator can lift, move and pour a drum quickly and securely without leaving the truck seat/controls. A steel, poly or fiber drum can be completely inverted, rotating forward 180 degrees. The operator has accurate control of the drum tilt function throughout the range of motion, from upright to fully inverted, and at every selected height with pendant or wireless controls. Drums of various sizes can be easily grasped from off the floor, a pallet, racking and trucks.

MORStop Tilt-Brake - Option # 3900i-P

MORStopTM Tilt-Brake

The MORStopTM Tilt-Brake automatically stops and holds the drum at every tilt angle. It is a compact anti-backdrive device that functions smoothly and quietly in both directions.

Without the Tilt-Brake, a heavy unbalanced drum may tilt/rotate dangerously out of control - requiring operators to manually lock the pull chain or hand crank to prevent unwanted drum rotation. The Tilt-Brake eliminates this need, enhancing productivity and safety.

The MORStopTM Tilt -Brake option is available on many manual tilt Morse models.

Forklift attachment with wireless tilt control

Forklift-Karriers convert your fork truck into a drum handler

With a Morse forklift attachments, you can easily lift, move and pour a 210 liter (55-gallon) steel drum, with options to handle various other types and sizes of drums. Models are available to dispense a drum weighing up to 1134 kg (2500 Lb.).

Choose from manual tilt controls, powered tilt controls by pendant, or wireless controller as shown.

MORCINCHTM Options are available to handle plastic or fiber drums, and even a smaller drum.

PailPRO 5-Gallon Pail Truck Model 152-5

Ergonomic, PailPRO TM 5-Gallon Pail Truck

The Morse PailPRO 2-wheel pail truck moves a heavy 5-gallon pail with ease. Simply place the pail handle over the hook, pull back on the truck handle to lift with leverage and move the pail. It rolls easiliy on two 8" (20.3 cm) diameter MORTUF hard polyolefin wheels. For storage, PailPRO stands upright by itself.

Capacity: 150 Lb. (68 kg)

Pour a drum with Morse below-hook drum carrierLow Cost, Versatile Drum Lifting and Pouring

Morse 85i Series drum Karriers (85i-SS in stainless steel) expedite drum lifting and pouring within reach of the operator. Steel and plastic drum, plus smaller drums, can be rotated 360 degrees by hand. The drum can be locked horizontally or at 45 degrees for pouring, and in upright position for moving. All functions work with a drum faucet in place. The Morse drum holder makes it easy to secure the drum while protecting drum shape.

New Drum TumblrTM Control Options Enhance Safety, Ease of Use

Morse Drum TumblrsTM offer a selection of controls and enclosures with interlock. The AC Control Package NEMA 4/12 for NON-Hazardous applications includes a control box with:

  • Adjustable timer up to 16 hours
  • Start / Stop buttons
  • Variable 2 to 20 drum RPM
  • Red emergency stop button
  • Lockable main disconnect
  • Wire terminals to connect safety interlock switch
Electric Package Box for NON-Explosion-Proof electric models
Power Tilt Kontrol-Karrier with AC power drum tilt

Move drums below-hook with carriers, tilters and dispensers

Offered in 12 different models, a line of below-hook drum and pail carriers, tilters and dispensers lift, move and pour loads handled by a hoist or crane. The units provide controlled movement and dispensing, as well as load rotation.

All models are load tested to confirm adherence with the American National Standard ASME B30.20 and are supplied with a load test certificate.

Morse < PILOT > Power-Propelled Drum Racker Morse < PILOT > Power-Propelled Drum Handler Logo MORStak TM Drum Racker

The < PILOT > Power-Propelled model # 910 walkie stacker moves drums on and off racks, pallets and trucks - and lifts upright drums - for placement in horizontal positions. The unit allows an operator to rack 55-gallon (210 liter) steel or plastic drums (with top rims) to heights up to 10.5 feet (3.2 m).

The unit handles loads up to 800 Lb. (363 kg), and uses precision placement technology to position drums side by side with virtually zero clearance between them. It can also accommodate drums with faucet in place.

Morse < PILOT > Power-Propelled Drum PourerDrum Handler with Advanced Power Features

Morse < PILOT > Power-Propelled Drum Handler Logo

Morse Manufacturing now offers < PILOT >, a power-propelled, power lifting and pouring, walk-behind drum handler. The new design provides operator control, productivity, and safety with:

  • Powered travel speed of 3 mph
  • Drum lifting speed of 25 (7.6 m) feet/min
  • Drum dumping heights of up to 10.5 feet (3.2 m)
  • Dispense 11" (28 cm) beyond the straddle legs
  • Handle drum weights up to 1500 Lb. (680 kg)

It will travel faster, maneuver with extreme precision in tight areas, lift and pour with maximum speed and accuracy, and offer the advantages of power "dead man" braking safety and proven Morse drum holding security.


Drum lifter made of type 304 stainless steelStainless Steel Corrosion Resistant Drum Lifter

Morse model 86-SS below-the-hook barrel lifter is now available in type 304 stainless steel for excellent corrosion resistance. This dependable model has long been used in marine, construction, oil, food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Now in stainless steel, it will perform better with extended life in corrosive environments.


Below-Hook Drum Handler Load Test Video

Does Your Drum Lifter Pass the Test?

Every Morse below-hook drum handler is load tested at the factory at 125% of rated capacity as per American National Standard ANSI/ASME B30.20, and a load test certificate is enclosed with each unit. . .

Load Test Video

Asymmetric Drum Cone with slide gate valve - Morse model # 5-SG-90-23 Asymmetric Drum Cones

Morse Asymmetric Drum Cones for 55-gallon (210 liter) steel or fiber drums facilitate lifting, tilting and dispensing dry contents from your drum. For superior dispensing control, cones are available with iris valve, slide gate, a valve flange, or just a 6" (15 cm) diameter opening. Choose from either carbon steel drum cones painted blue, or drum cones made of type 304 stainless steel with aluminum bodied iris valve.

Asymmetric Cones work with many Morse models of drum handlers. The asymmetric (offset cone shape) design enables cones to be used with a variety of unmodified below-hook drum handlers. It also extends pouring reach and minimizes the need to fully invert the drum to pour.

image coming soonLift and Dispense a Drum Weighing up to 1,200 Lb. (544 kg)

Now with the Morse Heavy-Duty Hydra-Lift Drum Karrier, you can lift, rotate 360 degrees, and dispense drums weighing up to 1,200 Lb. (544 kg) total. You get the advanced productivity of handling hundreds of more pounds when you need to, all on a unit with muscular stability and a compact, maneuverable base.

Lift from various heights up to 72" (183 cm) under AC, air or battery power with maximum ability to handle different drums. With the MORcinch TM system, drum diameters from 22" to 23.5" (56 to 59.7 cm) OD are promptly secured. Handle steel, plastic and fiber drums, and even small drums with simple adapters.


Morse Clamp+Go Dolly HandleWireless Control for Fork-Mounted Drum Rackers

For flexible drum racking, a wireless tilt control function is offered for Morse fork-mounted drum rackers. To enhance efficiency, tilting control functionality can be easily alternated between wireless option and a direct wire pendant. A strong, 300 foot (90 m) wireless range delivers immediate response without interference from other radio frequency sources. The drum rackers slide quickly onto forks to move drums on and off racks, pallets and trucks with virtually zero clearance between drums. Drums may be handled with faucets in place so that drum racks can also be used as dispensing stations.


Self-Adjusting MORcinch Drum HolderSelf-Adjusting MORcinch TM Drum Holder

Morse has announced the MORcinch Drum Handling System, featuring an entirely new drum holder design equipped that:

- Has a unique self-adjusting cinching action to automatically adjust form 22" to 23.5" (56 to 59.7 cm) to include the vast majority of 55-gallon (210 liter) drum diameters
- More secure drum holding
- Durable stress-relief weld joints distribute weight evenly and minimize stress to the drum wall
- Accepts options for plastic or fiber drum

The MORcinch Drum Handling System is a feature of many Morse drum handlers - mobile high lift models, forklift attachments and below-hook drum carriers.


Tilt-To-Load Drum Tumblers with Safety Enclosure and Automated Controls

Drum Tumbler with Safety Enclosure and Automated Controls Morse Manufacturing Company offers an online demonstration video and detailed literature describing the "corner-over-corner" drum tumbler with the drum angled off of its center axis for greatest mixing effectiveness. Tilt-To-Load Drum Tumblers allow floor level loading of an upright drum, and powered raise of drum to rotating position. The advanced Automated Control Package installed by a Morse technician automatically lifts your drum, rotates it for the time you set, and then returns it to upright position at floor-level for easy handling. The built-in safety interlock on the enclosure automatically shuts off the drum rotator when the gate is opened.

Watch the video to see how it works.

Save time and money mixing inside closed steel, plastic or fiber drums of various sizes.

Forklift Attachment to lift and pour 2500 Lb. drum Lift, Transport and Pour a
2500 Lb. (1134 kg) Drum!

Drum handling equipment from Morse Mfg. Co., East Syracuse, NY is available to pour a drum weighing up to 2500 Lb. (1134 kg). The Super-Duty Forlift-Karrier attachment converts your fork truck into an efficient drum dispenser. It mates with truck forks without electrical or hydraulic connections or truck modifications. The operator can raise, transport, tilt and drain a fully loaded drum from the driver's seat. Handle a drum with a drum faucet in place and rotate it 360 degrees in either direction.


New Patented Clamp+Go TM Dolly Handle Morse model # 24

 Morse Clamp+Go Dolly Handle

Reduce risks to workers with the ergonomic and safety conscious Morse Clamp+Go TM Dolly Handle. Attach Clamp+Go TM to the sidewall of your drum dolly with a downward push to engage the quick-coupling mechanism. Then pull or push to move your drum around. Easily move into and out of confined areas.

New Clamp+Go! TM Revolutionizes Drum Dollying

The Morse Clamp+Go! TM drum dolly handle quickly clamps onto dollies with various sized sidewalls, moves them with stunning stability and then can be quickly clamped onto another dolly. Clamp+Go! TM is perfect for any drum handling operation and especially for high volume applications.Clamping mechanism of Morse Clamp+Go Dolly HandleClamp+Go Dolly Handle logo

In one easy down-push motion, Clamp+Go! TM secures itself to your dollys sidewall. The operator then can maneuver the drum with amazing stability and accident prevention due to the low center of gravity impetus, and push-pull-rotate movements. Disengage with the touch of a boot and clamp onto the next dolly in seconds.

Safety is greatly enhanced by the low center of gravity reducing tips and spills, plus the handle grip keep fingers from between the drum and other objects. For compact storage the handle can be moved upright to the drum and a magnet keeps it in place.
Morse -- The Specialist In Drum Handling has originated most drum handling advancements and offers the widest product line, plus custom engineered versions, and provides users with the most extensive and expert dealer support network.

MORStak Drum Racker racks drum up to 8.5 feet (2.6 m) high

MORStak Drum Racker - rack drums up to 8.5 feet high MORStak TM Drum Racker maneuvers through tight spaces. With MORStak TM Drum Rackers, the user can store and retrieve multiple tiers of standard 55-gallon (210 liter) steel or plastic drums. Air or battery-powered handler lifts 800 Lb. (363 kg) upright drums, tilts them horizontally, and places them securely in rack... complete news release for MORStak TM drum racker. See MORStak TM web page.

Last Updated: 05/12/20