Super-Duty Forklift-Karrier with Spark Resistant Parts. Lift and pour a heavy drum with your forklift. Drum holder has 3-piece drum holder to secure a 55-gallon (210 liter) steel drum. 2500 Lb. (1134 kg) capacity.


  • Spark resistant parts for use in hazardous areas
  • Lift, move and dispense a heavy drum with your forklift
  • Turn drum 360o in forward or back
  • Heavily reinforced 3-piece drum holder with toggle clamp to secure drum
  • Requires 25" (63.5 cm) between the forks


Full Capacity2500 Lb. (1135 kg)

Half-full Capacity1250 Lb. (567.5 kg)

Half-full capacity is an indication of the capacity for an unbalanced, bottom-heavy drum. A partially full drum with an unbalanced and shifting load is harder to tilt than a full drum.

Shipping dimensions

Ship length45" (114.3 cm)
Ship width34" (86.36 cm)
Ship height24" (60.96 cm)
Ship weight350 Lb. (158.9 kg)
Ship class70
4-digit serial numbers are simply the month & year of manufacture.
Example: 1120 is November 2020

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OPTION: Factory Installed 8" diameter hand wheel on NEW model 285XMGR. Replaces pull chain drum tilt control.


Kit: Safety Chain Anchor for 285 Series. Customer to bolt on or weld to cross tube of Forklift-Karrier.

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Fully Enclosed Crate for export of 1 of 285GR Series or model 285XGR. Crate is heat treated and certified IPPC compliant.

California Proposition 65 Information

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including barium sulfate, cobalt, titanium dioxide, and 2-methylimidazole, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, and bisphenol-A, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.

For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov