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MORSpeed TM Jaws
grip the drum rim
MORSpeed jaws - drum grabber
1 head per drum

  MORSPeed drum grabber jaws - 2 heads per drum
  2 heads per drum

MORSpeed TM forklift drum handlers with Spark Resistant Parts

MORSpeed with spark resistant parts
Head and jaws that grip drum, and backrest, are made of spark resistant monel. Spark resistant parts reduce the possibility of mechanical sparks. They are not a substitute for grounding and bonding to prevent static discharge. These monel parts are illustrated in yellow here for clarity, but are painted blue on actual product.

Calculate lost load with forklift attachment
Calculation of Lost Load Capacity
with fork attachment

Forklift Attachments to Move Drums

Fork mounted drum grabber attachments
to lift, move, palletize and stack drums with your fork truck.
Forklift drum movers for your rimmed drums.

MORSpeed Trade Mark for forklift drum movers TM Forklift Attachments

MORSpeed  TM forklift drum grabbers / movers are a safety conscious way to handle your drums.

The jaws of MORSpeed  TM forklift attachments are contoured to securely grasp various rimmed drums. Precision gripping mechanism is built to last. MORSpeed TM forklift drum movers handle virtually any rimmed drum, regardless of diameter. These forklift drum grabbers require that the drum lid be in place on your drum. Move drums with damaged sides or straight walls. Works with or without pallets.

MORSpeed  TM Forklift attachments handle many different drums:

  • Rimmed steel, fiber or plastic drum
  • Up to 1500 Lb. (680 kg) per drum
  • Require drum height of 24" (61 cm) or taller. Use these 55-gallon drum grabber forklift attachments for 30-gallon or 85-gallon drums
  • Any diameter drum
  • Straight walled or damaged drum

Dimensions of MORSpeed Forklift Drum Handlers Requires 16.5" (41.9 cm) between forks, as fork pocket openings are 16.5" apart. Each opening is 2.5" (6.35 cm) high by 6.5" (16.5 cm) wide.

MORSpeed minimum drum weight requirements IMPORTANT NOTE: The single head MORSpeed TM requires a minimum 75 Lb. (34 kg) per drum to begin the gripping action. Units with 2 heads per drum require minimum 350 Lb. (159 kg) per drum.

Operation of Forklift Attachments

Grab, lift, move and place drums without the operator leaving driver's seat. MORSpeed TM forklift attachments mount on forks in seconds without any tools. Fork pocket openings are 6.5" (16.5 cm) wide x 2.125" (5.4 cm) high and 16.5" (41.9 cm) apart.

Raise and lower forks to actuate the drum grab... No manual contact with the drums. Completely Mechanical and Automatic drum grab requires no power source. Massive steel jaws of the MORSpeed TM forklift attachments are contoured to securely grasp drum rim.

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Custom MORSpeed  TM Forklift Attachment

Custom MORSpeed Forklift Attachment for 2500 Lb. (1134 kg) drum
Custom Model # 288-1S-HD
Heavy-Duty MORSpeed TM Forklift Attachment

for handling up to a 2500 Lb. (1134 kg) drum
has 2 heads in fixed center position.

MORSpeed TM drum grabber
forklift attachments
allow you to handle
virtually any
rimmed drum
with your forklift.

Move and stack
drums simply and
quickly with this
fork mounted
drum handler.

Stack drums
tightly with
or without
pallets.

Model
288-1

Forklift drum lifter / mover is designed to handle one rimmed drum.

See detail and dimensions.

MORSpeed forklift drum handler model 288-1

Model
288-1-2H

Forklift drum lifter / mover has two heads to handle one rimmed drum. Two heads per drum can reduce the stress on the drum rim. See detail of fork attachment.

model p288

Model
288-2

Forklift drum lifter / mover is designed to handle 1 or 2 rimmed drums at a time.

model 288-2

Model
288-2-2H

Forklift drum lifter / mover has two heads per drum. It will handle 1 or 2 drums at a time.

288-2-2H
Option    

Optional belted backrest - part number 2523-P
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Optional Belted Backrest (part # 2523-P)

Belted backrest pad equips MORSpeed TM drum grabber forklift attachment with a 12" (30.5 cm) wide cotton-based fabric belt. It contacts the side of your drum to help protect from being marred in handling.

It is available as a bolt-on accessory.

Order one for each drum position on MORSpeed TM drum grabber forklift attachment.

 

Components    
MORSpeed model 287 - Carriage Mount
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Carriage Mount - Model 287 - Forklift Attachments

  • Mounts directly onto ITA Class 2 forklift carriage for use without forks
  • Best to move drums in limited space not using pallets and without the need to reach past single row of drums
  • Model 287 handles one drum at a time
  • Install one or two to move drums using truck carriage without forks

Note: Model 287 mounted on Part # 288-0 makes Model 288-1

MORSpeed heads
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MORSpeed TM drum grabber heads

Revision of spring placement provides greater durability and reliability.

Fork Mounted Drum Grabbers - MORSpeed TM Forklift Drum Handlers  
Model # # of Drums Heads
per Drum
Capacity
per Drum
Minimum
Wt. per Drum
Ship Weight
288-1 1 1 1500 Lb. (680 kg) 75 Lb. (34 kg) 267 Lb. (121 kg)
288-1-2H 1 2 1500 Lb. (680 kg) 350 Lb. (159 kg) 365 Lb. (166 kg)
288-2 2 1 1500 Lb. (680 kg) 75 Lb. (34 kg) 347 Lb. (158 kg)
288-2-2H 2 2 1500 Lb. (680 kg) 350 Lb. (159 kg) 425 Lb. (193 kg)
Spark Resistant Drum Handlers  
288M-1 1 1 1500 Lb. (680 kg) 75 Lb. (34 kg) 267 Lb. (121 kg)
288M-2 2 1 1500 Lb. (680 kg) 75 Lb. (34 kg) 347 Lb. (158 kg)
Carriage-Mount Drum Handlers  
287 1 1 1500 Lb. (680 kg) 75 Lb. (34 kg) 138 Lb. (63 kg)
287-2H 1 2 1500 Lb. (680 kg) 350 Lb. (159 kg) 186 Lb. (85 kg)
Spark Resistant Carriage-Mount Drum Handler  
287M 1 1 1500 Lb. (680 kg) 75 Lb. (34 kg) 138 Lb. (63 kg)

Last Updated: 11/01/13

 

MORSpeed TM forklift attachments to lift, move, palletize and stack drums with your fork truck. MORSpeed TM drum grabbers. Forklift drum movers for your rimmed drums.