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Morse 285XBP Forklift Drum Dumper

Morse 285XBP Forklift Drum Handler
4804i-P Optional Wireless Remote
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The Morse 285XP forklift drum dumper allows a forklift operator to lift, transport, tilt and pour a 55 gallon steel drum weighing up to 2,500 LBS with a 22.5" diameter. This forklift drum handler easily mounts onto forklift forks with no tools, power connections or forklift modifications needed. Heavy duty hinged metal bands and a toggle clamp secure the drum in the dumper. This drum dumper tilts the drum forwards 180 degrees to enable complete draining. A 12V deep cycle lead acid battery powers the tilt function. Battery charger comes standard. A 10' long hand pendant with two push buttons controls forward and back tilt. Optional wireless remote available - see options below. The Morse 285XP forklift drum dumper is designed to handle a drum with a drum faucet attached.

Stainless Steel and Spark Resistant models available for dumper and most adaptors / add on assemblies. Please inquire for pricing.


The Morse 285XP Forklift Drum Handler is built to order with an estimated lead time to leave the warehouse of 4 to 6 weeks.





  • For use with 22.5" diameter 55 gal. steel drums
  • Full Drum Capacity: 2,500 LBS
  • Half Full Drum Capacity: 1,250 LBS. A partially full drum is an unbalanced and shifting load which reduces capacity.
  • Mounts to forklift without the need of tools, power connections for forklift modifications
  • Requires 25" between forks
  • Fork pockets measure 6½"W x 2½"H and are 24½" apart
  • Hinged metal bands and a toggle clamp secure drum to dumper
  • Battery powered 180° forward tilt
  • 12V deep cycle battery and battery charger come standard
  • 10' hand pendant control allows control of tilting from the seat of forklift
  • All steel welded construction for years of dependable service



  • Wireless Remote for Tilt Control - Model 4804i-P


Need a Drum Cone, Drum Faucet, or Drum Pump?
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Drum Cones,  Drum Faucets,  Drum Pumps

Morse 285XBP Forklift Drum Dumper:
SKUCapacity/Desc.Drum SizeCapacity FullCapacity 1/2 FullWeightPriceQty
285XBPForklift Drum Dumper with Battery Powered Tilt55 gal.2500 LBS1250 LBS473 LBS $5,766.00
Options - May Increase Lead Time:
4804i-PWireless Remote for Tilt Control5 LBS $814.00

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