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Morse Model 91 Drum Lifter
Narrow Profile Drum Lifter Crane Attachment
Below-Hook Drum Lifter

Model 91 Drum Lift
Model 91
Steel Drum Lifter
  • Lift a Steel Drum with Your Crane or Hoist
  • Simple tong-like geometry
  • Narrow profile drum lifter with thin, yet broad faced grip pads
  • Place steel 55-gallon (210 liter) drum into overpack or salvage drum
  • Lift steel 85-gallon (325 liter) overpack drum
  • Capacity: 1,000 Lb. (454 kg)

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91  -  Drum Lift for Steel 55-Gallon Drum or Overpack

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Morse Model 91 Drum Lifter for drum or overpack
Model 91
Drum Lift

This drum lift allows you to:

  • Lift a steel 55-gallon (210 liter) drum and place it into an overpack or salvage drum
  • Lift steel 85-gallon (322 liter) overpack drum
  • Lift closed salvage drum

An effective and simple-to-use drum lift with carefully designed ice-tong-like geometry and broad faced, but narrow profile grippers. The broad faced grippers spread holding force to minimize pressure on drum. The narrow profile enables it to lower drum completely into an overpack drum, and lift a 55-gallon drum out of an overpack drum.

Domestic ship weight: 18.5 Lb. (8.27 kg)

Domestic ship dimensions: L20" W9" H17" (50.8 x 22.9 x 43.2 cm)

Steel drum lifter - Morse model 91
Lift a steel drum into and out of an overpack with narrow profile model 91 drum lift
Morse below-the-hook drum handlers and pail handlers are manufactured by Morse Mfg. Co., Inc. in Syracuse, NY 13208 U.S.A.

Note about Load Test and Certificate
IMPORTANT:  Every Morse below-hook drum handler is individually load tested at the factory at 125% of rated capacity as per American National Standard ANSI/ASME B30.20 and ships with a Load Test Certificate enclosed.

See Load Test Video

Morse drum lifters comply with ANSI/ASME B30.20 standard for mechanical, below-the-hook lifting devices as it applies to the following:

  • Rated load markings and unit identification
  • Minimum design safety factor of 3, based on yield strength, for load bearing structural components
  • Welding is performed by certified welders who have passed the ANSI/AWS D14.1 welding qualification test
  • All welding is in accordance with ANSI/AWS D14.1 and ASME BTH-1

Last Updated: 03/13/19

Morse Model 91 Narrow Profile Below-Hook Drum Lifter allows placing a 55-gallon (210 liter) drum into an overpack or salvage drum

California Proposition 65 Information
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