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4-Wheel Drum Trucks / Barrel Handling Trucks

Ergonomic Drum Trucks to move and dispense a heavy drum with ease.
Morse 4-wheel drum hand trucks.

Morse 4-Wheel Drum Trucks
4-Wheel Drum Truck Video

Engage the upper drum rim with the chine hook of drum truck
Engage the upper drum rim with the chine hook of the drum truck

Self supporting 4-wheel drum truck
Drum truck stands alone
holding full weight of drum

4-Wheel Drum truck stands upright alone for storage
Drum truck stands in upright position
in 20" x 20" (51 x 51 cm) area for space saving storage

pour drum into 5-gallon pail with 4-wheel drum truck
Position to pour drum with top rim of 55-gallon (210 liter) steel drum 12.75" (32.4 cm) from the floor

Use drum truck to position drum horizontally for lifting
Use drum truck to position drum horizontally for lifting. Shown here with horizontal drum lifter model 41.

4-Wheel Drum Truck - Morse Model 160 Stainless Steel 4-Wheel Drum Truck - Model 160-SS
Stainless Steel Drum Trucks

For good reason, model 160 4-Wheel Drum Truck is our best selling drum truck. The innovative design provides extra safety, ease of use, and versatility.

With this ergonomic drum truck you can load and unload a heavy drum with ease and move a drum quickly and easily in narrow aisles while keeping your hands protected inside the U-shaped Knuckle Saving Handle. Even pour a drum into a 5-gallon (20 liter) pail. The four wheels fully support the drum's weight, so maneuvering is easy, it turns on a dime. . . and you don't have to support or balance the load.

4-Wheel Drum Truck placing drum onto palletWhat's the difference between a Drum Truck and a regular hand truck?

With a drum truck, you engage the upper drum rim and and pull the handle to tilt the drum toward you. Then the two "toes" of the drum truck fit under the curvature of your drum to support it from underneath. No need to tip the drum away from you to slide a base plate underneath. You can then move a drum onto and off pallets, and position a drum for dispensing. When you're done, the drum truck stands upright by itself for space saving storage.

Videos

Video of How to Palletize Drum with 4-Wheel Drum Truck
How to Palletize Drum with 4-Wheel Drum Truck

How to Assemble a 4-Wheel Drum Truck
How to Assemble a 4-Wheel Drum Truck

Option 5058-P
Strap Kit

Install the Optional Strap Kit on any Morse 4-Wheel Drum Truck to handle your:

  • Rimless drum
  • Drum shorter than 31" (78.7 cm) tall
  • It will work with up to a 24" (61 cm) diameter drum

4-Wheel Drum Truck shown with Clamp-On Strap Kit to handle a rimless plastic drum
Handle a rimless drum with Optional Strap installed, such as rimless plastic drum shown

Model 160 with Optional Clamp-On Strap installed
Handle drum shorter than 31" (78.7 cm) tall with Optional Strap installed, such as smaller fiber drum shown

Model 160-SS shown with optional Clamp-On Strap to handle rimlees plastic drum
Secure optional strap (shown on
model 160-SS) around your rimless drum

Optional Clamp-On Strap assists in breaking your drum over onto drum truck
Strap assists in breaking
your drum over onto the drum truck

Model 160-SS shown with Optional Clamp-On Strap for rimless plastic drum

Custom 4-Wheel Drum Trucks

Custom 4-wheel drum truck for oversize drum
Custom 4-wheel drum truck
for moving oversize drum

Model # 160   Multi-Purpose 4-Wheel Drum Truck

Industrial drum trucks for moving and dispensing from the various drums

  • A drum 14" to 28" (36 to 71 cm) in diameter
  • A drum 31" to 41" (79 to 104 cm) tall
  • 55-gallon (210 liter) steel drum
  • 30-gallon (114 liter) steel drum
  • 85-gallon (320 liter) salvage or "overpack" drum
  • Rimmed plastic drum
  • Fiber drum with sufficient rim recess on top for hook engagement

Use this drum truck to

  • Easily move and turn drum
  • Pour barrel or drum
  • Pass through narrow aisles with hands protected inside the U-shaped Knuckle Saving Handle
  • Move drum onto and off pallets

Drum truck features

  • Drum truck stands alone on 4 wheels holding full weight of drum. Does NOT require you to support or balance the drum.
  • Chime hook engages upper drum rim to assist in pulling upright drum onto drum truck
  • U-shaped Knuckle Saving Handle allows you to keep hands protected inside the frame
  • Extendable support prop stabilizes drum truck in dispensing position, and enables self-stand for upright storage. NOTE: Model 160M has a chime hook to engage the top drum rim, but does NOT have a support prop.
  • Four large 8" (20.3 cm) MORTUF polyolefin roller bearing wheels carry the load
  • Wide, rounded forged steel toes to ease loading and protect drum
  • Capacity: 1,000 Lb. (454 kg)

Drum Truck Dimensions

  • Frame is 63" (160 cm) long
  • Wheel base is 20" (51 cm) wide
  • Stands upright in 20" x 20" (51 x 51 cm) space
  • See dimensioned drawing on side 2 of spec sheet

Ships Boxed

  • Domestic ship weight: 79 Lb. (35.8 kg)
  • Domestic ship dimensions: L25" W21" H35" (64 x 54 x 89 cm)
Model # 160M   4-Wheel Drum Truck with Spark Resistant Parts
Drum handlers with spark resistant parts

4-Wheel Drum truck like model 160, but with spark resistant parts made of monel.

NoteNOTE: Model 160M has a chime hook to engage the top drum rim, but does NOT have a support prop.

  • Domestic ship weight: 79 Lb. (36 kg)
  • Domestic ship dimensions: L25" W21" H35" (64 x 54 x 89 cm)
Model # 160-WP   4-Wheel Drum Truck for Rough Terrain
4-Wheel Drum Truck with Pneumatic Wheels - Model 160-WP
Model 160-WP
4-wheel drum truck with
inflated tires for moving your drum across rough terrain

Drum Truck for moving a drum across rough terrain have Pneumatic Wheels (inflated tires) mounted outside the frame for added stability

Do you need to move a drum across rough terrain? The 4 wheels are mounted outside this drum truck's frame to provide a wider, more stable base. The inflated tires help ease the truck over rough terrain.

Dimensions:

  • Frame is 63.375" (161 cm) long
  • Wheel base is 27.25" (69.2 cm) wide
  • Each tire has 10" (25.4 cm) diameter, and is 3.75" (9.5 cm) wide
  • 10.75" (27.3 cm) between front and back axles

Ships Boxed

  • Domestic ship weight: 88 Lb. (40 kg)
  • Domestic ship dimensions: L29" W25" H35" (74 x 64 x 89 cm)
Also see: Drum Trucks made of Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel 4-Wheel Drum Truck - Model 160-SS
Stainless Steel Drum Trucks

Stainless Steel Drum Trucks
made of type 304 Stainless Steel with electro-polished finish for applications such as the food and pharmaceutical industries.

Stainless Steel Drum Truck with inflated tires for rough terrain
Stainless Steel Drum Trucks
for rough terrain

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4-Wheel Drum Truck - Ergonomic Drum Truck to move and dispense heavy drum or barrel with ease.
Morse 4-wheel drum handling trucks.