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Plastic Barrel Mover

We have designed and manufactured a plastic barrel mover attachment to lift a wide range of screw top and plastic HDPE drums.

Side-Shift Plastic Barrel Mover lifts a screw top drum using an attachment.

Key requirements

Screw top and HDPE drums are used across the food industry for storing products such as olives, pickles and gherkins. We have designed and manufactured a band attachment that will fit to all our standard barrel movers.

Key features:

  • lift screw top drums from pallets;
  • handle all types of HDPE drum;
  • capacity of up to 350kg;
  • interchangeable with standard drum gripping tool;
  • easy to install and use.
Counterbalance drum mover lifting a screw top barrel from a pallet.
Plastic Barrel Mover attachment connected with ratchet strap to a HDPE drum.

Band attachent

The band attachment is curved and has been designed to fit to the contour of 205L plastic drums. The unique rubber-lined band remains in contact with the drum at all times whilst a ratchet and polyester strap secures the drum in place before manoeuvring around the workplace.

Steel, plastic and fibreboard drums from 120 litres, right up to 220 litres can be handled with this band. Alternatively we can supply our universal drum catch that grips on to the top edge of the drum. 

Counterbalance Drum Lifter for HDPE Drums & Barrels (High Density Polyethylene)
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Drum Lifting Equipment

You can use our drum lifters for loading and unloading pallets and bunds as well as STS drum cradles, mixers and dollies. We have a range of drum lifting equipment for use in a variety of operations.

Contact Us

Do you have a manual handling issue we could solve? We’d be happy to discuss any handling concerns and advise on the most suitable STS equipment. You can talk to us via telephone, email and social media.