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MORStop Tilt-Brake Option
MORStop Tilt-Brake

Model 285G-HD

1500 Lb. (680 kg) Capacity Forklift-Karrier
for ribbed 55-gallon (210 liter) steel drum only

Forklift attachment to move and pour only a ribbed 55-gallon (208 liter) steel drum weighing up to 1500 Lb. (680 kg)

Forklift drum carrier for 55-gallon steel drum only

Converts your fork truck into a drum handler.

You control the drum tilt with 60:1 ratio tilt gears.

3-Piece drum holder.Turn drum 360 degrees, in either direction. Model 285G-HD has a 3-piece drum holder sized for a ribbed 55-gallon (210 liter) steel drum with 22.5" (57 cm) diameter between the ribs. It does not adjust for other size drums, but does accept model 55/30-19GR Diameter Adaptor for 19" (48.26 cm) diameter ribbed 30-gallon (114 liter) steel drum.


  • 800 Lb. (363 kg) Full 55-gallon (210 liter) steel drum
  • 500 Lb. (227 kg) Half-full drum
Dimensions of Morse Forklift-Karriers

Requires 25" between forks, as fork pocket openings are 25" (63.5 cm) apart. Each opening is 2.5" (6.35 cm) high by 6.5" (16.5 cm) wide.

What if my forks don't spread 25" apart?

Pull-chain loop allows drum tilt control from the driver's seat of your fork truck with 20' (6.1 m) chain loop providing a 10' (3 m) drop of chain for operator to turn drum.

Model # Description Domestic
Ship Weight
Ship Dimensions
285G-HD 3-Piece Drum Holder for 22.5" (57 cm) diameter 55-gallon steel drum 168 Lb.
(76 kg)
L40" W29" H24"
(102 x 74 x 61 cm)
Options and Accessories
Part # Description Domestic
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, and recommended to more securely handle Fiber Drum 18 Lb.
(8 kg)
L41" W15" H7"
(104 x 38 x 18 cm)
55/30-19GR Diameter Adaptor for 19" diameter drum 38 Lb.
(17 kg)
L31" W26" H11"
(79 x 66 x 28 cm)
X02-285HD Hand Crank
X03-285HD Hand Wheel
3900i-P MORStop Tilt-BrakeMORStop Tilt-Brake factory installed on new unit
3900-P MORStop Tilt-BrakeMORStop Tilt-Brake for field installation on existing unit

Half-Full Drum Rating of forklift attachment is an indication of the capacity for tilting an unbalanced, bottom-heavy drum. A partially full drum with an unbalanced and shifting load is harder to tilt than a full drum.

Model 285G-HD is a forklift attachment to lift, move and pour ONLY a ribbed 22.5" diameter 55-gallon (210 liter) steel drum.

California Proposition 65 Information
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