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Top Rim Clamp Option
Lift truck attachment with
Top Rim Clamp Option for
your rimmed 55-gallon drum

Forklift drum carrier with Bracket Assembly to handle rimless plastic drum or fiber drum
Lift truck attachment with Bracket Assembly Option needed for rimless plastic drum.

Bracket Assembly Option recommended for cardboard drum lifting
Bracket Assembly Option is also recommended for cardboard drum lifting.

Forklift drum carrier with Diameter Adaptor for a smaller drum
Lift truck attachment with Diameter Adaptor for smaller drum

Forklift Attachment with Battery Power Tilt

Model 285A-BP Forklift-Karrier for 1500 Lb. drum

Also see Heavy-Duty Model 285XBP for 2500 Lb. drum

Forklift attachment with battery power tilt to move and pour a drum. Converts your fork truck into a drum handler. Battery Power Tilt control decreases effort, while increasing productivity. Available with Wireless Tilt Control Option.

Forklift Attachment with battery power tilt

 

Key Features

Drum Grip: Manually secure drum with cinch chain

Fully Invert Drum: Turn 180o to empty contents

Drum Tilt Direction: Forward

Forklift attachment with wireless tilt controlTilt Control: Battery Power with pendant. Optional wireless tilt conrol.

Drum Size: 22" to 23.5" (56 to 59.7 cm) diameter between ribs

Drum Type: Steel drum. Add correct option for plastic or fiber drum.

Distance Required Between Forks: 25" (63.5 cm)

Each Fork Pocket Opening: 6.5" wide by 2.5" high (16.5 x 6.35 cm)

Capacity: 1500 Lb. (680 kg) full drum. 800 Lb. (363 kg) for 1/2-full drum.

Product Dimensions: L__" x W__" x H__" (__ x __ x __ cm)

Product Weight:  Lb. ( kg)

Model 285A-BP forklift attachment provides 180 degree battery powered controlled tilt to fully invert your drum in 15 seconds. The 10 foot (3 m) long pendant reaches to the forklift operator, and has two push buttons to tilt the drum forward and back.

Also available with Wireless Control Option (shown right).

The tilt function is powered by a rechargeable 12V deep cycle battery. Battery and charger are provided with the forklift attachment. The drum holder has cinch chain and ratchet tightener to secure the drum in the holder.

Capacity

  • 1,500 Lb. (681 kg) Full 55-gallon (210 liter) steel drum
  • 800 Lb. (364 kg) Half-full drum*

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
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.


 
Note about Battery Options for Export 12V Deep Cycle Lead Acid Battery is designed for domestic shipment only. For export shipment, choose one of the following battery options:

  • Option "NB" - No Battery. Customer must obtain battery before use... Exide # 27MDP 12V Deep Cycle Battery or equivalent.

  • Option "DB" - Dry Battery. Customer must fill with 6 quarts of battery acid before use.

Options

 
Top Rim Clamp Option

Option: Top Rim Clamp - Part # 4560-P

Top Rim Clamp for a rimmed 55-gallon (210 liter) steel or plastic drum.

Top Rim Clamp Option

Bracket Assembly
Bracket Assembly Option recommended for cardboard drum lifting

Option: Bracket Assembly - Part # 4556-P

The Bracket Assembly is required to safely handle any rimless drum. . . plastic, steel or fiber. It adjusts for drums 31" to 39" (79 to 99 cm) tall.

 The Bracket Assembly option is also recommended to more securely handle your fiber or cardboard drum.

Note: The Bracket Assembly can be left in place to handle a rimmed drum.

Bracket Assembly Option

Diameter Adaptor

Option: Diameter Adaptors

Diameter Adaptors to handle a smaller diameter drum with the same forklift attachment.

 

Option # 4804i-P: Wireless Control of Powered Drum Tilt on Forklift-Karrier

Forklift attachment with wireless tilt control

Add safe, simple and reliable wireless tilt control to your model 285A-BP Forklift-Karrier with Battery Powered Drum Tilt.

  • Approximately 300 foot (91 m) operating range featuring 900MHz frequency hopping technology for eliminating interference from other RF sources
  • Easily switch between direct wire pendant control and wireless remote control
  • Quick DC power disconnect for locking out the equipment
  • Option # 4804i-P - Wireless Control factory installed on new Battery-Powered Tilt Forklift-Karrier. It may also be installed on Forklift Mounted Drum Rackers models 289C and 289F
  • Kit # 4804-P - Kit to field install Wireless Control on your Battery-Powered Tilt Forklift-Karrier
Wireless controller for drum tilt control
Morse Green Battery Option # GB Green Battery
  • Environmentally friendly Lithium Iron Phosphate Rechargeable Battery - No harmful gas or acid leaks and spills
  • Lighter than conventional lead-acid starting battery
  • Up to 2000 cycles, providing up to 8 times longer cycle life than lead-acid battery
  • No maintenance - Store up to 1 year without recharge
  • Typical design life of 5 years

Environmentally friendly battery contains no poisonous lead, no acid, and does not create gasses during charge, which regular lead-acid batteries do. Compared to lead-acid, green battery is super light, has much lower self-discharge, and does not sulfate.

Rechargeable 12.8V 100Ah Battery requires no change to lead acid battery charging system.

Model # Description Domestic
Ship Weight
Domestic
Ship Dimensions
285A-BP Forklift drum carrier with battery-powered tilt, 1500 Lb. (681 kg) capacity 355 Lb.
(161 kg)
L40" x W42" x H27"
(102 x 107 x 69 cm)
 
Options and Accessories
Part # Description Domestic
Ship Weight
Domestic
Ship Dimensions
4804i-P Option: Wireless Remote Tilt Control factory installed on model 285A-BP 5 Lb. (2.3 kg) N/A
4804-P Kit for field installation of Wireless Remote Tilt Control on model 285A-BP 5 Lb. (2.3 kg) L10" W10" H4"
(25.4 x 25.4 x 10.2 cm)
4560-P Top Rim Clamp - Fits units with serial number 0506 or later   L21" W10" H18"
(53 x 25 x 46 cm)
4556-P Bracket Assembly - Fits units with serial number 0506 or later   L46" W11" H6"
(117 x 28 x 15 cm)
55/30 Series Diameter Adaptors to handle a smaller drum    
 
*Half-Full Drum Rating of Morse forklift drum rotators
*Half-Full Drum Rating of forklift attachments 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, and places more stress on the gearing of forklift attachments.

Forklift Attachment with Battery Power Tilt. Forklift attachment with battery power tilt to move and pour a drum. Converts your fork truck into a plastic drum handler.
 
California Proposition 65 Information
warning iconWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including 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
warning iconWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including lead and arsenic, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov