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Manual Drum Lifter

DTP03-R500

This manual-hydraulic drum lifter is ideal for lifting and manoeuvring drums between Euro pallets. The unit can simply straddle the end of a 1200mm x 800mm pallet, lift a drum and then transport it. The universal drum catch lets you connect the unit to a wide variety of drums; this unit has a capacity of 350kg.

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Operator pumps the handle to raise a 205 litre steel drum. Operator approaches a Euro pallet with a drum lifter to pick up a steel 200 litre drum. Operator lifts a steel drum with the a manual-hydraulic drum handler.

DTP03-R500

This manual-hydraulic drum lifter is ideal for lifting and manoeuvring drums between Euro pallets. The unit can simply straddle the end of a 1200mm x 800mm pallet, lift a drum and then transport it. The universal drum catch lets you connect the unit to a wide variety of drums; this unit has a capacity of 350kg.

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Key product features

Unique leg design

Straddle leg design on the manual lifter suitable for the end of a 1200 x 800mm drum.

Unique leg design

This model features straddle legs (800mm internal width) that have been designed to go around a 1200mm x 800mm Euro pallet. The unit has been designed to be both small and lightweight allowing drums to be placed directly onto the floor. We can offer this design with under-pallet legs compatible with Euro pallets that have an opening on the 800mm side, please see our Euro Pallet Hydraulic Drum Lifter for further details.

Universal drum catch

Unique drum gripping catch mechanism holding a steel and MAUSER drums.

Universal drum catch

Our stainless steel universal drum gripping mechanism easily adjusts to connect to a wide range of drums of different types, sizes and materials. The top hook on the catch can be adjusted with a locking pin to adapt to drums with different lip designs. For a breakdown of the barrels that are compatible with this product, see the drum suitability document below.

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Stainless-steel ladder rack

50 and 200 litre MAUSER drums are secured in the universal drum catch on a manual drum lifter.

Stainless-steel ladder rack

Operators can easily adjust the position of the catch up and down the ladder rack to accommodate drums of different heights. The ladder rack is manufactured from 304 grade stainless steel suitable for a wide range of industries. For a detailed breakdown of the drum heights that are compatible with this product, please see the specification document below.

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Manual hydraulic pump

Hydraulic hand pump suitable for lifting 50-200 litre drums.

Manual hydraulic pump

All our manual-lift units are fitted with UK-made high-quality hand pumps. We ensure that every hydraulic system is both reliable and free of defects. The STS hand pump is easy to operate, operators simply pump the handle up and down to raise the load and then turn a hand-operated valve to lower drums back down to the ground or onto a Euro pallet. Our team of assembly engineers test and inspect every hand pump to ensure zero defects.

Drum suitability

An image of drums that are compatible with the hydraulic drum lifter.

Drum suitability

The DTP03 manual-hydraulic drum lifter can handle a wide variety of drum types and sizes including plastic MAUSER drums and fibreboard drums. This is especially useful if your firm handles many different types of drum on a daily or weekly basis. For an in-depth breakdown of the drums with which this unit is compatible, please see the document below. If the barrels you use are not shown in the document, please contact us and we will be happy to advise you.

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

ATEX manual drum handler holds a 200 litre steel drum at height in an ATEX hazardous area.

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

Within certain factories explosive or potentially explosive atmospheres exist,creating a requirement for explosion-proof equipment. These hazardous areas are classified as ATEX or Zoned. STS provides fully-certified ATEX drum handlers for use in these areas.

Our DTP03-Ex model is suitable for use in gas and dust classified spaces: Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22. The drum handler is manufactured to ensure electrical continuity, a path to ground is always present. We supply our ATEX units with a manufacturer’s EU Declaration of Conformity.

Specification

DTP03-R500 ATEX Manual Drum Lifter

  • Safe working load (SWL)

    350kg

  • Leg design

    Straddle leg design designed to go around 800mm wide pallet

  • Pallet approach

    Designed for lifting from the floor or from Euro pallets

  • Drum compatibility

    Steel, plastic and fibreboard drums, 50-220 litres (incl. MAUSER drums)

  • Drum gripping catch

    Adjustable catch for different drum lips, catch is also height adjustable

  • Lift stroke

    500mm 

  • Under-drum clearance

    370mm

  • Lifting system

    Hydraulic 17cc hand-operated pump with lowering valve

  • Guarding

    Shatterproof clear polycarbonate

  • Metal preparation

    Grit blasted mild steel, aqua blasted stainless steel parts

  • Surface finish

    Primer and polyester powder coated mild steel, stainless steel is smooth and clean

  • Unit colour

    RAL 5010 (blue)

  • Front wheel type

    Fixed 160mm, precision bearings

  • Front wheel material

    Aluminium centred, polyurethane tyres

  • Rear wheel type

    Braked castors 100mm, precision bearings

  • Rear wheel material

    Aluminium centred, polyurethane tyres

  • Compliance

    EC Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC

DTP03-R500-Ex Manual Drum Lifter

  • Safe working load (SWL)

    350kg

  • Leg design

    Straddle leg design designed to go around 800mm wide pallet

  • Pallet approach

    Designed for lifting from the floor or from Euro pallets

  • Drum compatibility

    Steel, plastic and fibreboard drums, 50-220 litres (incl. MAUSER drums)

  • Drum gripping catch

    Adjustable catch for different drum lips, catch is also height adjustable

  • Lift stroke

    500mm 

  • Under-drum clearance

    370mm

  • Lifting system

    Hydraulic 17cc hand-operated pump with lowering valve

  • Guarding

    Anti-static shatterproof clear polycarbonate

  • Metal preparation

    Grit blasted mild steel, aqua blasted stainless steel parts

  • Surface finish

    Primer and polyester powder coated mild steel, stainless steel is smooth and clean

  • Unit colour

    RAL 5010 (blue)

  • Front wheel type

    Fixed 160mm, precision bearings

  • Front wheel material

    Aluminium centred, polyurethane tyres

  • Rear wheel type

    Braked castors 100mm, precision bearings

  • Rear wheel material

    Aluminium centred, electrically conductive elastic solid rubber tyres

  • Compliance

    EC Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC

    ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU

    Zones 1, 2, 21 and 22 CE Ex II 2 G D

Optional features

ATEX option

Suitable for ATEX Zone 1, 21, 22 and 22 environments and certified to ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU for equipment intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.

Stainless-steel model

We offer a stainless steel model with an aqua blasted smooth clean finish suitable for clean good manufacturing practice (GMP) areas.

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.

Manual Drum Lifter (Model: DTP03 R500)
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Technical specification

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

Instruction manual

View the instruction manual for our Manual Drum Lifter, 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.

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