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Heavy-Duty Forklift Attachment
with Battery Power Tilt

Model 285XBP for 2500 Lb. (1134 kg) drum

1250 Lb. (567 kg) Half-Full Capacity*

Forklift drum handler for 2500 Lb. drum
2,500 Lb. (1134 kg) capacity version of
Morse Forklift-Karrier with battery power tilt

Key Features

Drum Grip: Manually secure drum with toggle clamp

Fully Invert Drum: Turn 180o to empty contents

Drum Tilt Direction: Forward

Tilt Control: Battery Power with pendant. Optional wireless tilt conrol.

Drum Size: 22.5" (57 cm) diameter between ribs - Typical 55-gallon (210 liter)

Drum Type: Ribbed Steel Drum Only

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: 2500 Lb. (1134 kg) full drum. 1250 Lb. (567 kg) for 1/2-full drum.

Product Weight: 473 Lb. (215 kg)

Pour a 2500 Lb. drum with your forklift

Use Heavy-Duty Forklift-Karrier model 285XBP to lift and pour a drum weighing up to 2500 Lb. (1134 kg) with the convenience of battery powered tilt control.

Toggle Clamp is used to secure drum in the holder

Morse model 285XBP Extra Heavy-Duty Forklift-Karrier has an extra heavy-duty 3-piece drum holder with a toggle clamp closure to secure the drum.

Extra heavy-duty drum holder for 2500 Lb. forklift drum carrier

Model 285XBP has a heavily reinforced extra
heavy-duty drum holder to secure your heaviest drum

It also accepts the wireless tilt control option - Option # 4804i-P shown below.

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.

 

Capacity

  • 2,500 Lb. (1134 kg) Full 55-gallon (210 liter) steel drum
  • 1250 Lb. (567 kg) Half-full drum
    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.
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 the following battery option:

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

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 285XBP
Heavy-Duty 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.
  • 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
285XBP Heavy-Duty Forklift drum carrier with battery-powered tilt, 2500 Lb. (1134 kg) capacity 532 Lb.
(241 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)




Heavy-Duty 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