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MORSPEED 1500 Fork-mount single upright drum handler. One set of jaws to grip the drum top rim.


Specific to model 288-1...
  • Model 288-1 drum gripper is a fork-mount upright drum handler
  • Lift and transport one drum at a time with your forklift
  • Single head with jaws to grip drum top rim
  • Requires minimum of drum weight 75 Lb. (34 kg) to activate gripping mechanism
  • Mount onto forks without any tools or power connections
  • Secure to forklift carriage with chain
All MORSPEED 1500 Forklift Attachments to Move 1500 Lb. Upright Drums...
  • Move and stack drums with your forklift
  • MORSPEEDTM 1500 steel jaws grip upper rim of drum
  • Handle upright RIMMED steel, fiber or plastic drum
    • 55-gallon (210 liter) drum
    • 30-gallon (114 liter) drum
    • 85-gallon (320 liter) drum
    • Requires minimum of 24" (61 cm) tall drum
    • Requires 16.5" 41.9 cm) between forks
  • Drum is released once it is set down and weight is removed from jaws
  • Capacity: 1500 Lb. (680 kg) per drum


Full Capacity

1500 Lb. (681 kg)

Shipping information

Ship length37" (93.98 cm)
Ship width33" (83.82 cm)
Ship height37" (93.98 cm)
Ship weight257 Lb. (116.678 kg)
Ship class70
sticky note 4-digit serial numbers are simply the month & year of manufacture.
Example: 1120 is November 2020

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Fully Enclosed Crate for export of 1 of 288, 286 or GEK-1-305 Series. Crate is heat treated and certified IPPC compliant.

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Kit: Belted Backrest Kit for CUSTOMER to install

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