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Drum Tumbler / Drum Mixer to turn drum "corner-over-corner" at 14 RPM to vigorously mix drum contents. Has single-phase 60Hz motor.


Specific to model 309-1...
  • Model 309-1 has single-phase 115/208/230V 60Hz motor
  • Rotates drum at 14 RPM
  • REQUIRES Electric Control Box to Start / Stop Rotator
  • Electric Control Package sold separately
    • Model 5996-P for single-phase 115V 60Hz
    • Model 5997-P for single-phase 208V or 230V 60Hz
  • Guard Enclosure Kit sold separately as model GEK-309-1
All Drum Tumblers...
  • IMPORTANT: OSHA, CSA and EU require Enclosure with Safety Interlock
  • Mixing contents of a closed drum reduces hazards and worker exposure
  • Prevent messy cleanup of insertion mixers
  • Incorporate sediment and homogenize stratified valuable ingredients
  • Lift upright drum to load into tumbler with:
  • Mix products inside a closed steel, plastic or fiber drum
    • 29" to 37" (74 to 94 cm) tall
    • 18" to 23.5" (46 to 60 cm) in diameter
    • Typical 30 to 55 gallon (114 to 210 liter) size drum


Drum RPM14 RPM

RPM is based on 22.5" (57.15 cm) diameter drum.

Full Capacity800 Lb. (363.2 kg)

Half-full Capacity400 Lb. (181.6 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.

Motor information

StyleTEFC (Totally enclosed fan cooled)
Explosion proof No
Voltage / Amp draw115v / 12.8
Voltage / Amp draw208v / 7.0
Voltage / Amp draw230v / 6.4

Shipping dimensions

Ship length72" (182.88 cm)
Ship width42" (106.68 cm)
Ship height46" (116.84 cm)
Ship weight638 Lb. (289.652 kg)
Ship class150
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 309 Series with NO GEK. Heat treated and certified IPPC compliant.

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Fully enclosed crate for export of 309 or 305 Series with Enclosure Kit (NOT set up). Crate is heat treated and certified IPPC compliant.

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Control Package for model 2-5154-1 or 309-1 for use on 1-phase 115V 60Hz power supply

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Control package for model 2-5154-1 or 309-1 for use on 1-phase 230V 60Hz power supply.

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Guard Enclosure Kit and Safety Interlock for customer to install with Morse single-phase AC 309 Series Drum Tumbler.


Top hold down bar for drum holder 5801-p used on 309; 310 and 311 series drum tumblers.

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Factory Installed Cinch Chain OPTION


OPTION: Complete Factory Acceptance Test form ffat-309; and ship in literature packet with NEW 309 Series Drum Tumbler.

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