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Insert Diameter Adaptor in just seconds
Simply and quickly insert the correct size drum adapter for your smaller drum

Diameter Adaptor # 55/30-17.5 installed in drum holder
Diameter Adapter
model # 55/30-17.5
installed in drum holder

Drum Diameter Adapters - Drum Adapters for a Smaller Drum

Drum Handling Accessories - Diameter Adapters for your smaller drum. Accessories for Fiber and Plastic Drums.

Adapters for a plastic Rubbermaid Brute

Many Morse drum handlers can handle several drum types and sizes when equipped with the correct size drum adapter and accessories for each drum.

Where to Measure Drum DiameterHandle a smaller diameter drum

Diameter Adapters allow you to handle a smaller diameter drum with the same Morse drum handler

  • Simply insert the correct size Diameter Adapter for your drum
  • Quickly remove the Diameter Adapter to return to handling your 55-gallon drum
  • IMPORTANT: Measure your drum outside diameter half-way down between the ribs (circumference divided by 3.14)
  • See model number chart for Diameter Adapter model numbers and specs

Insert Diameter Adapters in just seconds!

Use Diameter Adapters
to handle a smaller drum
with Various Morse
Drum Handlers

Below-hook drum carrier with Diameter Adaptor for smaller drum
Kontrol-Karriers

Forklift attachment with Diameter Adaptor for smaller drum
Forklift-Karriers

Hydra-Lift drum dumper with Diameter Adaptor
Hydra-Lift Karriers

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Power-Propelled Drum Pourer

Two-Stage Vertical-Lift Drum Pourer - Model 520-110
Vertical-Lift Drum Pourers

Diameter Adapters with Integrated Brackets
Diameter Adaptor for smaller drum
Model 55/30-16
Drum Adapter

Diameter Adapters with integrated hold-down brackets at top and bottom of your drum. The hold down brackets adjust for a drum up to 38" (96.5 cm) tall.

Diameter Adapters are available in standard carbon steel, type 304 finished stainless steel, or with spark resistant parts. Please see model numbers in charts below.

Model Numbers

  • Model 55/30-14.5 for 14" to 14.5" (35.6 to 36.8 cm) diameter drum
  • Model 55/30-16 for 15.5" to 16" (39.4 to 40.6 cm) diameter drum
  • Model 55/30-17.5 for 17" to 17.5" (43.2 to 44.5 cm) diameter drum
Stainless Steel Diameter Adaptor
Model 55/30SS-16
Stainless Steel Diameter Adapter
Diameter Adapters with No Brackets
Diameter Adaptors for smaller drum - drum adapter
Model 55/30-19
Drum Adapter

Diameter Adapters with no brackets. Also install Top Rim Clamp or Bracket Assembly to safely handle a plastic drum.


Model Numbers

  • Model 55/30-19 for 18.5" to 19" (47 to 48.3 cm) diameter drum
  • Model 55/30-20.5 for 20" to 20.5" (50.8 to 52.1 cm) diameter drum
  • Model 55/30-22 for 21.5" to 22" (54.6 to 55.9 cm) diameter drum

Spark Resistant or Stainless Steel Diameter Adapters also available - See charts below

Stainless Steel Diameter Adaptor for smaller drum
Model 55/30SS-19
Stainless Steel Diameter Adapter
Diameter Adapter for Use Morse Models with 3-Piece Drum Holder
Diameter Adaptor for 30-gallon steel drum
Model 55/30-19GR
Drum Adapter

 Model 55/30-19GR Diameter Adapter only for 19" (48.3 cm) diameter 30-gallon (114 liter) steel drum.

This Diameter Adapter is required for Morse models with 3-Piece Drum Holder to handle a 30-gallon (114 liter) drum, such as 185G, 285G, 185GR, or 285GR Series.

It can also be inserted into the MORCINCH Drum Holder.

 
Diameter Adapters for Rubbermaid Brutes
Custom adaptor to securely hold a 44-gallon Brute container

Diameter Adapters for Rubbermaid Brutes have integrated top brackets to securely hold a Rubbermaid Brute container. The brackets prevent an inverted Rubbermaid Brute from slipping out. They can be installed on any Morse drum handler equipped with the MORCINCH Drum Holder. Order the correct size adapter for your Rubbermaid Brute:

  • Model 55/30-44G - Steel painted blue
    Model 55/30SS-44G
    - Type 304 finished stainless steel
    for a 44-gallon Rubbermaid Brute model # 2643

  • Model 55/30-32G - Steel painted blue
    Model 55/30SS-32G
    - Type 304 finished stainless steel
    for a 32-gallon Rubbermaid Brute model # 2632

  • Model 55/30-17.5 - Steel painted blue
    Model 55/30SS-17.5 - Type 304 finished stainless steel
    for a 20-gallon Rubbermaid Brute model # 2620

These adapters can be used with Morse models that have the MORCINCH Drum Holder:

  Handle a 55-Gallon Plastic Drum

Top Rim Clamp for your rimmed 55-gallon plastic drum

Bracket Assembly for your fiber drum or rimless plastic drum

Options to Handle Plastic Drums

Two methods of handling a 55-gallon (210 liter) plastic drum with your Morse drum handling equipment.

  1. Top Rim Clamp for your 55-gallon rimmed plastic drum.
  2. Bracket Assembly required for a rimless plastic drum. Can also be used for a plastic drum with or without a top rim. The Bracket Assembly is also recommended to more securely hold your fiber drum.

More info about Bracket and Top Rim Clamp

Diameter Adapters  
Model # Description Fits Drum Diameter O.D. Ship
Weight
Ship
Dimensions

55/30-22

Diameter Adapter 21.5" to 22"
(54.6 to 55.9 cm)
11 Lb.
(5 kg)
L24" W16" H12"
(61 x 41 x 31 cm)
55/30-20.5 Diameter Adapter 20" to 20.5"
(50.8 to 52.1 cm)
20 Lb.
(9 kg)
L24" W16" H12"
(61 x 41 x 31 cm)
55/30-19 Diameter Adapter 18.5" to 19"
(47 to 48.3 cm)
24 Lb.
(11 kg)
L24" W16" H12"
(61 x 41 x 31 cm)
55/30-17.5 Diameter Adapter with integrated hold-down brackets for drum up to 38" (96.5 cm) tall. Also fits 20-gallon Rubbermaid Brute model # 2620. 17" to 17.5"
(43.2 to 44.5 cm)
35 Lb.
(16 kg)
L28" W19" H16"
(71 x 48 x 41 cm)
55/30-16 Diameter Adapter with integrated hold-down brackets for drum up to 38" (96.5 cm) tall 15.5" to 16"
(39.4 to 40.6 cm)
35 Lb.
(16 kg)
L28" W19" H16"
(71 x 48 x 41 cm)
55/30-14.5 Diameter Adapter with integrated hold-down brackets for drum up to 38" (96.5 cm) tall 14 to 14.5
(35.6 to 36.8 cm)
36 Lb.
(16 kg)
L28" W19" H16"
(71 x 48 x 41 cm)
55/30-19GR Diameter Adapter for 30-gallon steel drum with 19" diameter fits only 3-piece drum holder or drum holder with load binders 18.5" to 19"
(47 to 48.3 cm)
38 Lb.
(17 kg)
L31" W26" H11"
(79 x 66 x 28 cm)
55/30-32G Diameter Adapter for 32-gallon (121 liter) Rubbermaid Brute model # 2632   30 Lb.
(13.6 kg)
L28" W19" H16"
(71 x 48 x 41 cm)
55/30-44G Diameter Adapter for 44-gallon (167 liter) Rubbermaid Brute model # 2643   30 Lb.
(13.6 kg)
L28" W19" H16"
(71 x 48 x 41 cm)
Spark Resistant Diameter Adapters  
Model # Description Fits Drum
Diameter O.D.
Ship
Weight
Ship
Dimensions
55/30M-22 Spark Resistant Monel Diameter Adapter 21.5" to 22"
(54.6 to 55.9 cm)
14 Lb.
(6.4 kg)
L24" W16" H12"
(61 x 41 x 31 cm)
55/30M-20.5 Spark Resistant Monel Diameter Adapter 20" to 20.5"
(50.8 to 52.1 cm)
23 Lb.
(10.5 kg)
L24" W16" H12"
(61 x 41 x 31 cm)
55/30M-19 Spark Resistant Monel Diameter Adapter 18.5" to 19"
(47 to 48.3 cm)
22 Lb.
(10 kg)
L24" W16" H12"
(61 x 41 x 31 cm)
55/30M-17.5 Spark Resistant Monel Diameter Adapter with integrated hold-down brackets for drum up to 38" (96.5 cm) tall. 17" to 17.5"
(43.2 to 44.5 cm)
24 Lb.
(11 kg)
L24" W16" H12"
(61 x 41 x 31 cm)
55/30M-16 Spark Resistant Monel Diameter Adapter with integrated hold-down brackets for drum up to 38" (96.5 cm) tall. 15.5" to 16"
(39.4 to 40.6 cm)
26 Lb.
(12 kg)
L24" W16" H12"
(61 x 41 x 31 cm)
55/30M-14.5 Spark Resistant Monel Diameter Adapter with integrated hold-down brackets for drum up to 38" (96.5 cm) tall. 14 to 14.5
(35.6 to 36.8 cm)
37 Lb.
(17 kg)
L24" W16" H12"
(61 x 41 x 31 cm)
Type 304 Stainless Steel Diameter Adapters  
Model # Description Fits Drum
Diameter O.D.
Ship
Weight
Fits Drum O. D. Diameter
55/30SS-22 Stainless Steel Diameter Adapter 21.5" to 22"
(54.6 to 55.9 cm)
20 Lb.
(9.1 kg)
21.5" to 22"
(54.6 to 55.9 cm)
55/30SS-20.5 Stainless Steel Diameter Adapter 20" to 20.5"
(50.8 to 52.1 cm)
20 Lb.
(9.1 kg)
20" to 20.5"
(50.8 to 52.1 cm)
55/30SS-19 Stainless Steel Diameter Adapter 18.5" to 19"
(47 to 48.3 cm)
24 Lb.
(11 kg)
18.5" to 19"
(47 to 48.3 cm)
55/30SS-17.5 Stainless Steel Diameter Adapter with integrated hold-down brackets for drum up to 38" (96.5 cm) tall. Also fits 20-gallon Rubbermaid Brute. 17" to 17.5"
(43.2 to 44.5 cm)
35 Lb.
(15.9 )
17" to 17.5"
(43.2 to 44.5 cm)
55/30SS-16 Stainless Steel Diameter Adapter with integrated hold-down brackets for drum up to 38" (96.5 cm) tall. 15.5" to 16"
(39.4 to 40.6 cm)
35 Lb.
(15.9 )
15.5" to 16"
(39.4 to 40.6 cm)
55/30SS-14.5 Stainless Steel Diameter Adapter with integrated hold-down brackets for drum up to 38" (96.5 cm) tall. 14 to 14.5
(35.6 to 36.8 cm)
36 Lb.
(16.4 kg)
14 to 14.5
(35.6 to 36.8 cm)
55/30SS-32G Stainless Steel Diameter Adapter for 32-gallon (121 liter) Rubbermaid Brute   30 Lb.
(13.6 kg)
L28" W19" H16"
(71 x 48 x 41 cm)
55/30SS-44G Stainless Steel Diameter Adapter for 44-gallon (167 liter)Rubbermaid Brute   30 Lb.
(13.6 kg)
L28" W19" H16"
(71 x 48 x 41 cm)
Note: Measure the outside diameter (O. D.) half way down the drum, between the ribs where the holder engages the drum. Diameter = circumference divided by pi (3.1416).

Other sizes can be made on a custom basis.

Last Updated: 05/27/20

Drum Handling Accessories. Diameter Adapters - Drum adapters for your smaller drum. Many Morse drum handling handlers can handle several drum types and sizes when equipped with the correct size drum adapter and accessories for each drum.

 
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