September 2018, Vol. 245, No. 9

What's New


Liftomatic Material Handling expanded its line of drum handling equipment to include the 3A-HD-BHDL, a below-hook drum handling system, which is fully automatic and can be used to lift 55-gallon drums from an overhead position for placement or scales, pallets. The device works with three radial arms. The unit has a working capacity for up to 3000 pounds drums. The three-point connection assists to maintain the drum’s integrity during the lifting process. A cutting-edge “intuitive-lock” engagement system ensures the radial arms remain in the locked position until the load is placed in its final resting location. Drums with 21 to 23 inches in outside

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