Horizontal Drum Lifter

Downs Item# 227

A semi-automatic grab for the fast handling of drums in the horizontal position. The various models, as listed below, are suitable for handling from three to six drums each lift.

To pick up a load, the grab must be spotted over the drums and lowered until the hooks engage the drum ends. To release the drums lower the grab until the center bar forces the hooks open, a short end movement of the grab will then place the hooks in a position where the device may be lifted clear.

Item Number Capacity Num. of Drums Headroom Required Weight
227-3 2,250 LBS 3 Drums 30" 247 LBS
227-4 3,000 4 31 328
227-5 3,750 5 33 420
227-6 4,500 6 34 532
Dimensions given are in round numbers. We reserve the right to make changes to our designs at any time that may not be reflected in the table. Please ask for a Certified Dimension Print for current dimensions.

The sizes and capacities listed above are a reference to the most common sizes of this equipment. If you have a different capacity, irregular size or some other need that must be met by our equipment, we will be happy to design one of these pieces of equipment to meet your special needs while also meeting or exceeding our interpretation of the appropriate ANSI / ASME. standards.

Improper use of lifting equipment may cause serious injury or death.
Only a Qualified Operator, as defined by the ASME B30.20 Standards, shall operate equipment.
Read and understand General Warnings before operating equipment.

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