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Morse 85A Below Hook Drum Lifter

Morse 85A Overhead Drum Tilter
Morse 85A Vertical Drum Tilter
Plastic & Fiber Drum Adaptors 4556-P & 4560B-P
Morse 85AM Vertical Drum Tilter
Morse 55/30-19 Optional Adaptor
6315-P Optional Fork Pocket Kit
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The Morse 85A Kontrol-Karrier enables the operator to lift, rotate and control the pour of a full drum weighing up to 800 LBS at or above the operator’s reach level. Can lift and pour a half-full drum weighing up to 500 LBS. Designed to easily dispense drum contents using an overhead lifting device such as a hoist or crane. Drum lifter comes standard to handle a 55 gallon steel drum with 22.5" outside diameter between the ribs (adaptors available to handle other drum sizes). Drum is secured in lifter using a cinch chain and ratchet. This below hook drum lifter requires the user to manually grasp the drum to tilt and pour. Each Morse 85A overhead drum lifter is independently load tested at the factory at 125% of rated capacity as per American National Standard ANSI/ASME B30.20 and comes standard with a load test certificate. Model 85AM features spark resistant parts.

The Morse 85A Overhead Drum Handler is built to order with a normal lead time to leave the warehouse of 5 business days (model 85AM is 2 to 3 weeks).





  • For use with 22.5" diameter 55 gal. steel drums (adaptors available for smaller diameter, plastic, & fiber drums)
  • Full Drum Capacity: 800 LBS
  • Half Full Drum Capacity: 500 LBS. A partially full drum is an unbalanced and shifting load which reduces capacity.
  • Cinch chain and ratchet secure drum in lifter
  • Manual tilt
  • Load tested at the factory at 125% of rated capacity as per American National Standard ANSI/ASME B30.20
  • Comes with a Load Test Certificate
  • Complies with ANSI/ASME B30.20 standard
  • Weight 44 LBS
  • All steel welded construction in accordance with ANSI/AWS D14.1 and ASME BTH-1 for years of dependable service



  • Top rim clamp assembly to handle 30-55 gallon rimmed plastic, fiber, or steel drum. Bolts on to MORCINCH drum holder to prevent drum from slipping through - Model 4560B-P
  • Bracket assembly to handle rimless plastic drums that are 31"-39" tall. Also can be used with fiber and steel drums (or any rimmed drum) for a more secure grip. Bracket at top and bottom prevents drum from slipping through. Requires lifting or tilting drum to get drum onto bottom foot - Model 4556-P
  • Drum adaptor to handle 19"dia. drums - Model 55/30-19
  • Fork Pocket Kit - enables Drum Lifter to be used with a Fork Truck - NOT compatible with 85AM drum lifter - Model 6315-P


Optional Aysmmetric Drum Cones:

Easily pour dry contents from your drums with an asymmetric drum cone. Iris valve and slide gate valves available to control the flow. Click on link or photo below to view selection & order.

Aysmmetric Drum Cones

Morse Overhead Drum Lifter:
SKUCapacity/Desc.Capacity FullCapacity 1/2 FullWeightPriceQty
85AOverhead Drum Lifter800 LBS500 LBS44 LBS $360.00
85AMOverhead Drum Lifter with Spark-Resistant Parts800 LBS500 LBS46 LBS $1,440.00

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