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Stainless Steel Electric Long-Reach Drum Dumper

Telescopic stainless-steel drum dumper with long reach, powered rotation and a pendant controller. Suitable for use in GMP areas, clean rooms and pharmaceutical areas.

GMP, pharmaceutical and clean room drum dumpers

STS has over 19 years experience in supplying industry leading designs into the food and pharmaceutical sector. All of our drum dumpers can be supplied in 304-grade stainless-steel suitable for clean environments. Our technical sales team can also visit you onsite to assess your application and suggest the most suitable unit for the job, contact us today to find out more.

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Customer requirements

We designed and manufactured this fully customised stainless-steel drum dumper for a pharmaceutical area producing soft-gel capsules for the nutritional supplement market.

Key requirements:

  • must handle 50 to 220 litre HDPE (plastic) drums;
  • lift height of 2300mm required;
  • 304-grade stainless steel construction;
  • must be suitable for use in a GMP clean room area;
  • extra reach required to dump drums into process vessel.

Long reach and telescopic lift

Our design team adapted an existing head assembly to allow for the required long reach; the unit was also fitted with dual-mast telescopic lifting channels. This unit can dump drums at a height of 2100mm with the centre of the drum being 690mm ahead of the units front wheels during decanting; the safe working load of the unit was 350kg.

Image of a stainless steel drum dumper with extra reach to tip into large vessels.
304 grade stainless steel construction.
Image of pendant controller on the stainless steel drum dumper
Electric pendent controller for remote drum dumping.

Pendent Controller

The unit was fitted with an electric pendent controller to allow operators to remotely dump drums from a safe viewing/control position. As standard, our power rotate drum dumpers are supplied with the controls mounted on the rear panel however we can customise units to include head controls and pendents if necessary.

205 Litre MAUSER drum being tipped into a container using a long reach drum dumper.
Long reach design for wide process vessels.

STS has a vast amount of experience in designing units for the pharmaceutical and food industry. Our drum dumpers can be manufactured to suit your exact specification. Get in touch today to see if we can help you with your drum tipping application.

Drum Rotators / Tippers

Tipping drums is an essential part of many industrial processes. Our drum rotators provide a safe way to lift and tip various drum types and sizes, and we can customise each rotator to suit your exact needs.

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If you need a custom manual handling solution, we can design and manufacture the right piece of equipment to meet your specific requirements. Talk to us to find out how we can help you.