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Below-Hook Drum Carrier to lift and dispense your 55-gallon drum

Morse Model 185A Kontrol-Karrier

  • Capacity: 800 Lb. (363 kg)
  • Handle: 55-gallon (210 liter) steel drum 22" to 23.5" O.D.
    (56 to 59.7 cm O.D.)
  • MORCINCH TM Options to handle almost any drum
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

Below-hook drum carrier - Model 185A

Model 185A Kontrol-Karrier
Below-Hook drum carrier

Recommended Options

Asymmetric Drum Cone with slide gate valve - Morse model # 5-SG-90-23
Asymmetric drum cones
can be used with most below-hook drum carriers. Shown here with model 185A-HD.

Custom Versions

  • Longer arms for taller drum or Drum Cones
  • Stainless steel construction
  • Unit for smaller or larger drum
  • . . .and more

Drum Carrier Features

Morse Model 185A below-hook drum carrier allows you to lift, move and pour a drum weighing up to 800 Lb. (363 kg), or a half-full* drum up to 500 Lb. (227 kg). Model 185A below-hook drum carrier is equipped with the MORCINCH TM Drum Holder to handle a 55-gallon steel drum with 22" to 23.5" (56 to 59.7 cm) outside diameter between the ribs. It also accepts MORCINCH TM Options to handle virtually any drum on the market.

It's a CINCH to handle almost any drum, with the
MORcinch Drum Handling System

Drum Handling System



  • Drum holder automatically cinches for 22" to 23.5" (56 to 59.7 cm) diameter drum
  • Accepts MORCINCHTM Options to handle your plastic drum
  • Accepts Diameter Adaptors for your smaller drums
  • Includes safety covered gears for your protection
  • Has durable stress-relief weld joints for years of service
  • Cinch chain has flexible chain cover to help protect drum sidewall
  • Polyester Web Strap and Ratchet Option

To load the drum lifter, simply move the drum holder against the drum and cinch the chain. Lift the drum and rotate drum 360 degrees in either direction. Drum can be held at any tilt angle. The standard drum tilt control is a chain wheel with 12' (3.66 meter) chain loop.

The slots in the bottom of the frame can be used as a chain lock to prevent the drum from tilting. To do so, crisscross the chain and insert one side into each slot. If the drum handler is equipped with the MORStop TM Tilt-Brake Option, braking is immediate and automatic. To have MORStop Tilt-Brake Option installed on your new Kontrol-Karrier, order Option # 3900i-P.

Important noteIMPORTANT - It is critical to use the correct holder and accessory to lift your drum type and dimensions.

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
Options and Accessories  
Part # Description Domestic
Ship Weight
Domestic
Ship Dimensions
4560-P Top Rim Clamp for your 55-Gallon (210 liter) Rimmed Plastic or Fiber Drum 11 Lb.
(5 kg)
L20" W9" H17"
(51 x 23 x 43 cm)
4556-P Bracket Assembly for Rimless Plastic Drum, or to more securely handle Fiber Drum 18 Lb.
(8 kg)
L41" W15" H7"
(104 x 38 x 18 cm)
4623i-P Factory Installed Counterweight on new unit to level Kontrol-Karrier when suspended from hook.    
4623-P Counterweight Kit for existing unit with serial number 0409 to ____ (April 2009 to present) 30 Lb.
(14 kg)
L19" W4" H3"
(48 x 10 x 8 cm)
471-P Counterweight Kit for existing unit with serial number prior to 0409 (Before April 2009) 22 Lb.
(10 kg)
 
55/30 Series Diameter Adaptors for your smaller drums
5115i-P MORCINCH TM Web Strap and Ratchet drum holder
5-SG-90-23, 5-IV-90-23,
5-VF-90-23, 5-90-23
Asymmetric Drum Cones to start and stop flow of dry materials from drum
X02-185 Hand Crank
X03-185 Hand Wheel
3900i-P MORStop Tilt-BrakeMORStop TM Tilt-Brake factory installed
3900-P MORStop Tilt-BrakeMORStop TM Tilt-Brake for field installation on existing unit

* Half-Full Drum Rating

Half-full drum rating for below-hook drum carrier is an indication of capacity for tilting unbalanced, bottom-heavy drum. Partially full drum with unbalanced and shifting load is harder to tilt than full drum.

Last Updated: 03/13/19

Below-Hook Drum Carrier - Model 185A Kontrol-Karrier Options and Accessories

 
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