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Drum Lifter Video
Morse Below-Hook Drum Lifter Video - Drum Lifting Equipment

Morse Drum Lifters
Drum Lifter Hoist Attachments
Below-Hook Drum Lifters
Barrel Lifting Equipment


Lift a Drum with Your Crane or Hoist

Morse below-hook drum lifting equipment to move a drum with your hoist or crane. Find the right below-Hook Drum Lifter for almost any drum.

How to select the correct drum lifter

Drum Types
DRum lifter for 55-gallon steel drum

55-Gallon (210 liter) Steel Drum
22.5" (57 cm) Diameter

Drum lifter for 55-gallon plastic drum

55-Gallon Plastic Drum (210 liter)
23.25" (59 cm) Diameter

Drum lifter for fiber drum

Fiber Drum
(check for size)

Below-Hook Drum Lifting Equipment

86 Series
Verti-Karrier Drum Lifters
Drum Lifters with under drum support
90 Series
Verti-Karrier Drum Lifters
Auto-Grip Verti-Karrier
Drum Lifters
Model 91
Model 91 Drum Lifter for Steel 55-Gallon Drum or Steel Overpack
Drum Lift
for Steel Drum
or Overpack
92 Series
92 Series Drum Lifters for Plastic, Fiber or Steel Drum
Drum Lifters for Plastic, Fiber or Steel Drum
41 Series
Drum Lifting Hook - Model 41
Horizontal Drum
Lifting Hook
42 Series
Drum Lift - Model 42 drum lifter
Drum Lifter
Model 284
Fork Hook - Model 284 (NOT a drum lifter. A hook to attach a drum lifter under your fork.
Fork Hook
Morse below-the-hook drum handlers and pail handlers are manufactured by Morse Mfg. Co., Inc. in Syracuse, NY 13208 U.S.A.

Note about Load Test and Certificate
IMPORTANT:  Every Morse below-hook drum handler is individually load tested at the factory at 125% of rated capacity as per American National Standard ANSI/ASME B30.20 and ships with a Load Test Certificate enclosed.

See Load Test Video

Morse drum lifters comply with ANSI/ASME B30.20 standard for mechanical, below-the-hook lifting devices as it applies to the following:

  • Rated load markings and unit identification
  • Minimum design safety factor of 3, based on yield strength, for load bearing structural components
  • Welding is performed by certified welders who have passed the ANSI/AWS D14.1 welding qualification test
  • All welding is in accordance with ANSI/AWS D14.1 and ASME BTH-1

Choose the best drum lifting equipment for your drums and your application. There's a drum lifter for almost any drum or barrel.

Last Updated: 03/13/19

Drum Lifters - Drum Lifter Hoist Attachment - Below the hook Barrel Lifters - Morse Below-Hook Drum Lifters to move a drum with your hoist or crane. Find the right drum lifter for almost any drum. Barrel lifters for plastic, steel or fiber drum. Below-hook drum lifting equipment.

California Proposition 65 Information
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