Lift and Pour Drum
Forklift Attachment with Battery Power Tilt
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.
Drum Grip: Manually secure drum with
Fully Invert Drum: Turn 180o to empty contents
Drum Tilt Direction: Forward
Tilt Control: Battery Power with
pendant. Optional wireless tilt
Drum Size: 22" to 23.5" (56 to 59.7 cm) diameter between
Drum Type: Steel drum. Add correct
for plastic or fiber drum.
Distance Required Between Forks: 25"
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
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
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
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.
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.
Top Rim Clamp for a rimmed 55-gallon (210 liter) steel or plastic drum.
Bracket Assembly is required to safely handle any rimless drum. . . plastic, steel or fiber.
for drums 31" to 39" (79 to 99 cm) tall.
The Bracket Assembly
option is also recommended to more securely handle your fiber or
Note: The Bracket Assembly can be left in place to handle a rimmed drum.
Diameter Adaptors to handle a smaller diameter drum with the same
Option # 4804i-P: Wireless Control of Powered
Drum Tilt on
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
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
Morse Green Battery Option # GB
- 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.
||Forklift drum carrier with battery-powered tilt, 1500 Lb. (681 kg) capacity
|L40" x W42" x H27"
(102 x 107 x 69 cm)
||Option: Wireless Remote Tilt Control factory installed on model 285A-BP
||5 Lb. (2.3 kg)
||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)
||Top Rim Clamp - Fits units with serial number 0506 or later
(53 x 25 x 46 cm)
||Bracket Assembly - Fits units with serial number 0506 or later
(117 x 28 x 15 cm)
||Diameter Adaptors to handle a smaller drum