Lift truck attachment with
Top Rim Clamp Option for
your rimmed 55-gallon drum
Lift truck attachment with Bracket Assembly Option needed for rimless plastic drum.
Bracket Assembly Option is also recommended for cardboard drum lifting.
Lift truck attachment with Diameter Adaptor for smaller drum
Forklift Attachment with Battery Power Tilt
Model 285A-BP Forklift-Karrier for 1500 Lb. (680 kg) drum
Also see Heavy-Duty Model 285XBP for 2500 Lb. (1134 kg) 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 cinch chain
Fully Invert Drum: Turn 180o to empty contents
Drum Tilt Direction: Forward
Tilt 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.
- 1,500 Lb. (680 kg) Full 55-gallon (210 liter) steel drum
- 800 Lb. (363 kg) Half-full drum*
- 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.
- Applicable OSHA Regulations regarding use of attachments with your forklift
- See the Operator's Manual for each model for information to Calculate Lost Load Capacity when using a Morse forklift attachment
- Option "NB" - No Battery. Customer must obtain battery before use... Exide # 27MDP 12V Deep Cycle Battery or equivalent.
Kit: Top Rim Clamp - Part # 4560-P
Top Rim Clamp for a rimmed 55-gallon (210 liter) steel or plastic drum.
Kit: 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.
Option: Diameter Adaptors
Diameter Adaptors to handle a smaller diameter drum with the same forklift attachment.
Factory Installed Option # 4804i-P: Wireless Control of Powered Drum Tilt on Forklift-Karrier
Add safe, simple and reliable wireless tilt control to your model 285A-BP Forklift-Karrier with Battery Powered Drum Tilt.
|285A-BP||Forklift drum carrier with battery-powered tilt, 1500 Lb. (681 kg) capacity||355 Lb.
|L40" x W42" x H27"
(102 x 107 x 69 cm)
|Options and Accessories|
|4804i-P||Factory Installed Option: Wireless Remote Tilt Control factory installed on model 285A-BP||5 Lb. (2.3 kg)||N/A|
|4804-P||Kit for customer to install 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||Kit: Top Rim Clamp - Fits units with serial number 0506 or later||L21"
(53 x 25 x 46 cm)
|4556-P||Kit: Bracket Assembly - Fits units with serial number 0506 or later||L46"
(117 x 28 x 15 cm)
|55/30 Series||Diameter Adaptors to handle a smaller drum|
|California Proposition 65 Information|
|WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including barium sulfate, 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: 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|