Drum Spotter


  • Easily transport and palletize drums
  • Ergonomic design
SKU: H81 Category:


Drum SpotterDrum Spotter is an innovative drum handler design that easily moves a rimmed 55 gallon drum onto and off pallets to 6″ high. The Drum Spotter is an ergonomic, simple-to-use and economical way to move drums around your facility. 800 lb. capacity.

1. To Lift a Drum, roll the Drum Spotter to the corner of a pallet. Position handle so hooks are below drum rim. Pull handle down to lift drum clear of pallet. Dual ratchets hold up the drum when handle is pulled down. The operator then holds no weight and does not need to balance the Drum Spotter. Drum stays upright to be wheeled away.

Drum Spotter2. To lower drum To lower drum to floor or onto a pallet, the operator pushes down and uses the two hand operated releases which allow the handle to rise. The length of the handle provides leverage to manage the descent of the drum gently.

3. Steel Hooks The steel hooks release their hold after the drum settles on the floor or pallet. This picture also shows the starting position for lifting a drum from the floor.

4. Lifting Handle The handle of the Drum-Spotter is conveniently held up by a gas spring. The ratchets stop the handle in position for the operator to take hold and use it. These ratchets also hold the weight of the drum when lifted.

Steel surcharge may apply.

Drum SpotterFeatures

    • The Drum Spotter is made of carbon steel with durable blue powder coat finish
    • Lift, move and palletize a RIMMED 55-gallon (210L) plastic, steel or fiber drum
    • Raise handle and engage two hooks under top rim of drum
    • Lower handle to lift drum from corner of pallet or from floorHandle various RIMMED 55-gallon (210L) drums
    • 22″ to 23.5″ (56 to 60 cm) diameter UNDER drum rim
    • 34″ to 36″ (86 to 92 cm) tall
    • Closed 55-gallon (210 liter) steel tight-head or removable top drum
    • Many RIMMED 55-gallon (210 liter) plastic drums
    • Many fiber drums with clamp-on lids
    • Maximum pallet height: 6″ (15 cm)
    • Built-in counterweight for stability
    • Simple to operate



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Some Drum Spotter parts may have sharp edges, so take CARE when handling various pieces to avoid injury.  For safety, wear a pair of work gloves when assembling and performing any maintenance on units, because safety always comes first!


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Weight245 lbs

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