Drum Rollover Cradle

DCR02

We’ve designed this unique cradle to allow you to move 200-litre drums from a vertical to a horizontal position in a safe manner. It’s perfect for positioning drums so that a stacker or forklift truck can lift them and place them into racking.

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An engineer pushes a drum into the drum cradle of an STS drum handler An engineer positions a drum towards an STS drum handler An engineer uses an STS drum turner with the drum secured in the rollover cradle An engineer uses an STS drum turner in the vertical position, ready to rollover

DCR02

We’ve designed this unique cradle to allow you to move 200-litre drums from a vertical to a horizontal position in a safe manner. It’s perfect for positioning drums so that a stacker or forklift truck can lift them and place them into racking.

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Key product features

Low operator effort

An operator uses minimal effort to hold the STS drum turner at an angle

Low operator effort

Our curved design and ergonomic handle heights minimise the amount of effort required to move and decant drums. You can comfortably orient drums weighing up to 300kg using an input force lower than 25kg.

Safe drum loading

An engineer uses an STS drum trolleys to load the STS drum turner

Safe drum loading

Make sure you use a safe and suitable drum lifter, such as our STS Universal Drum Trolley (pictured) or one of our STS drum depalletisers, to load your drum onto the baseplate.

Unique design/forklift unloading

A drum is secured in the drum turnover cradle ready for manual handling

Unique design/forklift unloading

Once you’ve rotated a drum, you can use forked equipment to go underneath the cradle and lift up, removing the drum from the cradle. This is ideal if you need to place drums into storage racking horizontally.

Stainless-steel construction

An STS drum turner and handler, made from stainless steel

Stainless-steel construction

We build this drum cradle in full stainless steel, making it particularly suitable for the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Stainless steel is far superior to other materials when it comes to corrosion resistance, and we design all of our units to last.

Drum suitability

Varying sizes of drums that can be accommodated by the STS drum rollover cradle

Drum suitability

We’ve designed our Drum Rollover Cradle to allow you to handle 200-litre straight-sided drums. To keep operators safe, it’s important that you only handle 200-litre drums with this product. For details on the compatible drum types, see the drum suitability document by clicking the button below.

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ATEX-certified model for Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22 (optional)

Stainless steel ATEX drum cradle with drum standing upright on baseplate

ATEX-certified model for Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22 (optional)

Explosive or potentially explosive atmospheres require operators to use zoned ATEX equipment. We provide fully-certificated drum stands for use in these hazardous areas. The DCR02-Ex is certified for use in Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22 areas. 


Each cradle is manufactured to ensure electrical continuity, a path to ground is always present. We supply each piece of ATEX equipment with a manufacturer’s EU Declaration of Conformity, this demonstrates compliance with the ATEX Directive.

Optional features

ATEX option

We can build this drum cradle certified to ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU – suitable for use in potentially explosive ATEX Zone 1 environments.

Sale or return

In the UK we can supply certain equipment on a sale-or-return basis, meaning you can use a unit on-site for seven days with no obligation to buy it once the trial period is up. Find out more here.

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Technical specification

See the full technical specification for our Drum Rollover Cradle for details such as weight, dimensions and load capacity.

Instruction manual

View the instruction manual for our Drum Rollover Cradle, which details how to safely operate and maintain the unit.

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.

FAQs

Do you have a question for us? Take a look at our FAQ page for answers to common customer queries.