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185 & 195 SERIES

POWER TILT KONTROL-KARRIER

Attach to your monorail, crane, or chain block power tilt kontrol karriers
Quick, sure below hook drum handling by one person
Save time, reduce waste, improve productivity
Efficient controlled high level pouring
Options to handle almost any drum

KONTROL-KARRIERS with POWER-TILT

195 Series - Full Drum Capacity 1,500 Lb. Half-full* capacity 800 Lb.
Morse power-tilt Kontrol-Karriers for below-hook applications provide
controlled drum tilt of 3600 in both directions. It takes just 15 seconds to fully
invert your drum from upright. The controls allow you to manipulate drum
tilting from below, with the drum raised.
drum holders The cinch chain and ratchet drum holder is sized to
handle your 22.5” diameter 55-gallon steel drum, and
is equipped with the Fiber Drum Strap to help grip and
protect the sidewall of your fiber drum (leave in place
when handling a steel drum). Use the cinch chain and
ratchet mechanism to secure around the drum. It
accepts options to handle various smaller diameter
drums or your 55-gallon plastic drum (see below).
Air powered models have 3 position
control valve on 12 foot coiled hose.
Air motor requires air supply at 40 psi
at a rate of 40 scfm.
power tilt kontrol karrier
Models with the 3-Piece Drum Holder secure your
drum with three hinged metal bands and a toggle
clamp in the front. The 3-Piece Drum Holder is sized
for a standard 55-gallon 22.5” diameter steel drum.
These models accept a Diameter Adaptor for a 19”
diameter 30-gallon steel drum, part # 55/30-19GR
(see below).
Ship dimensions: L 51” W 27” H 45”. Ships class 77.5. Ship weight: 470 Lb.
assembled in wooden crate.
AC powered models have 2-button
pendant on 7 foot cord.
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Steps for use of 195 Series Kontrol-Karriers kontrol-karriers
1. Attach your hoist hook to the lifting point. Lift and move
    the Kontrol-Karrier to your upright drum.
2. Mate the Karrier’s drum holder to the middle of your
    drum and secure your drum between drum ribs... no tools
    are needed.
3. Use the controls to turn your drum. The Kontrol-Karrier
    provides control of drum tilt 3600 in either direction, even
    while drum is hoisted above your reach.

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PRICING FOR 195 SERIES
MODEL # DESCRIPTION SHIP DIM. SHIP
WT. (lb)
PRICE
AC Power Tilt, 1 phase/115V motor
L51" W27" H45"
467
$6,973
AC Power Tilt, 1 phase/220V 50Hz motor
L51" W27" H45"
467
$8,102
AC Power Tilt, 3 phase/230V motor
L51" W27" H45"
467
$6,973
AC Power Tilt, 3 phase/460V motor
L51" W27" H45"
467
$6,973
Air Motor * Power Tilt
L51" W27" H45"
453
$6,973
195AM-A
Air Motor * Power Tilt, spark resistant parts
L51" W27" H45"
460
Upon Request
3-Piece Drum Holder, AC Power Tilt,1 phase/115V motor
L51" W27" H45"
487
$7,652
3-Piece Drum Holder, AC Power Tilt, 3 phase/230V motor
L51" W27" H45"
487
$7,652
3-Piece Drum Holder, AC Power Tilt, 3 phase/460V motor
L51" W27" H45"
487
$7,652
3-Piece Drum Holder, Air Motor * Power Tilt
L51" W27" H45"
480
$7,687
* Half-full rating is an indication of capacity for tilting an unbalanced, bottom-heavy drum. A partially full drum with unbalanced
and shifting load is harder to tilt than full drum.


Optional Diameter Adaptors for Smaller Drums
DIAMETER ADAPTORS diameter adaptors diameter adaptors
Use correct size Diameter Adaptor
for each smaller size drum.
Simply insert the Diameter Adaptor
into the drum holder to handle your
smaller drum with the same unit. To
return to handling a 55-gallon drum,
simply lift the Diameter Adaptor out
of the drum holder.
Diameter Adaptors for 14” to 17.5”
diameters have hold-down brackets
at top and bottom of the drum. The
holddowns adjust for a drum up to
38” tall.
Model 195A-1-115 (shown at center)
with Model 55/30-19 Diameter
Adaptor inserted to lift and dispense
a 19” diameter fiber drum.
diameter adaptors
Diameter Adaptors from 18.5” to 22”
allow the Fiber Drum Strap that is part
of the Kontrol-Karrier to engage the
sidewall of your drum to prevent it from
slipping lengthways through the drum
holder.
Pricing for Diameter Adaptors 195 Series
Model # Fit
Dia. *
Ship
Wgt.
Price
55/30-22 21.5" to 22" 14 Lb.
$120.51
55/30-20.5 20" to 20.5" 23 Lb.
$180.18
55/30-19 18.5" to 19" 24 Lb.
$180.18
55/30-17.5 17" to 17.5" 24 Lb.
$250.38
55/30-16 15.5" to 16" 30 Lb.
$250.38
55/30-14.5 14" to 14.5" 36 Lb.
$250.38
55/30-19GR** 19"  30 Lb.
$544.05
55/30M Series spark resistant Diameter
Adaptors are made of monel.
For 3-Piece Drum Holder only, quickly
and easily insert Model 55/30-19GR
Diameter Adaptor to handle your 19”
diameter 30-gallon steel drum. Then
simply lift it back out to go back to
handling a 55-gallon steel drum.
* Measure circumference half way down your drum.
Then divide by pi (3.14).
** Fits model 195G Series only.

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185 SERIES

Lift and Dispense a Drum with Your Hoist or Crane

KONTROL-KARRIERS - MODELS 185A and 185AM

Kontrol-Karriers - 800 Lb. Capacity
• Attach to your hoist or crane for quick, sure below-hook drum
   handling
• Provide controlled high-level pouring above your reach
• Allow 360° drum tilt control in both directions
• Save time, reduce waste, and improve productivity
• Models 185AM & 185AM-HD has spark resistant parts
• Custom versions available
• Longer arms for use with Drum Cone
• Nested lifting point to reduce required head room
• USDA approved epoxy or “steel-it” paint
model 185a kontrol-karrier
Morse Kontrol-Karriers have a 12’ long pull chain loop with
6’ drop so you control drum tilting, 3600 in either direction.
Dispense a drum overhead with your crane or hoist. Can also
be ordered with Hand Crank or Hand Wheel option for use only
within reach of operator.
Model 185A Kontrol-Karrier
We recommend the MORStop Tilt-Brake option to automatically
hold the drum tilt angle unitl you move it. This prevents a
partially full, unbalanced drum from turning out of control, even
when the contents shift from one end to the other.
Steps For Use for Kontrol-Karriers
1. Attach the off-center lifting point of the Kontrol-Karrier
    to your hoist hook, then move to your upright drum.
model 185a kontrol-karrier model 185a kontrol-karrier
2. Mate the Kontrol-Karrier’s drum holder to the middle
    of your drum.
model 185a kontrol-karrier
model 185a kontrol-karrier
3. Secure drum holder to your drum between drum ribs... no tools are
    needed. To secure drum, drape the cinch chain with flexible chain cover
    across the front of the drum, insert one link into the slot on the ratchet
    handle, and turn the ratchet handle clockwise to tighten the cinch chain
    around the drum.
4. Tighten the Top Rim Clamp or adjust the Bracket Assembly height, if your
    Kontrol-Karrier is so equipped.
5. Lift the Kontrol-Karrier and secured drum, with your hoist or crane.
kontrol-karriers dimensions 6. To control turning of your drum, pull down on one
    side of the pull chain loop while letting out the other.
7. To remove a drum from your Kontrol-Karrier, turn
    the ratchet handle clockwise to relieve pressure on
    the ratchet teeth, lift the pawl handle to release teeth
    engagement, then rotate the ratchet handle counter
    clockwise to loosen the chain and allow its removal
    from the slot on the ratchet handle.

HEAVY-DUTY KONTROL-KARRIERS - Models 185A-HD and 185AM-HD

Heavy-Duty Kontrol-Karriers - 1500 Lb. Capacity
heavy duty kontrol-karriers
The 185HD Series provides efficient 60:1 reduction to
make drum pouring easy with fine control. They are recommended
for general use or when loads vary or could overload the
standard duty model. The 185HD Series accept 55/30 Series
Diameter Adaptors for smaller diameter drums (see below
under accessories).
Ship dimensions: L 39” W 34” H 10” Ships class 77.5
Steps For Use for Heavy-Duty Kontrol-Karriers
1. Attach the off-center lifting point of the Kontrol-Karrier
    to your hoist hook, then move to your upright drum.
heavy duty kontrol-karriers heavy duty kontrol-karriers
2. Mate the Kontrol-Karrier’s drum holder to the middle
    of your drum.
3. Secure drum holder to your drum between drum ribs... no tools
    are needed. To secure drum, drape the cinch chain with flexible
    chain cover across the front of the drum, insert one link into the
    slot on the ratchet handle, and turn the ratchet handle clockwise
    to tighten the cinch chain around the drum.
4. Tighten the Top Rim Clamp or adjust the Bracket Assembly height, if your
    Heavy-Duty Kontrol-Karrier is so equipped.
heavy duty kontrol-karriers
5. Transfer you hoist hook to the centered lifting point.
heavy duty kontrol-karriers dimensions
6. Lift the Heavy-Duty Kontrol-Karrier and secured drum,
    with your hoist or crane.
7. To control turning of your drum, pull down on one
    side of the pull chain loop while letting out the other.
8. To remove a drum from your Kontrol-Karrier, turn
    the ratchet handle clockwise to relieve pressure on
    the ratchet teeth, lift the pawl handle to release teeth
    engagement, then rotate the ratchet handle counter
    clockwise to loosen the chain and allow its removal
    from the slot on the ratchet handle.

Extra Heavy-Duty Kontrol-Karriers Morse 185GR Series
185gr series extra heavy duty kontrol karriers Extra Heavy-Duty Kontrol-Karriers - 2,000 Lb. Capacity
• 360° drum tilt control in both directions
• Hand operated geared tilt with fully enclosed gear box
• Quick, sure below-hook drum handling by one person
• Save time, reduce waste, improve productivity
• Controlled high-level pouring
Manual drum tilt is controlled with a 12’ pull chain loop hanging 6’ below
the chain wheel. There is enough resistance in the enclosed gear box to
automatically stop and hold the drum tilt angle. Hand wheel tilt control
option is also available.
Extra-heavy-duty construction with steel tube framework, large shafts and
bearings offer long life in tough service. An oil filled, worm gear speed
reducer provides 60:1 gear reduction for fine control when tipping heavy
drums.
Full Drum Capacity 2,000 Lb., Half-full* drum capacity 1,000 Lb.
The drum holder of Model 185A-GR has an 8” wide metal band
and two load binders to secure your 22.5” diameter steel drum.
drum holder
The 3-Piece Drum Holders on models
185G-GR and 185GM-GR have three 8”
wide hinged metal bands, and a clamp in
the front. They are sized for a standard
55-gallon 22.5” diameter steel drum.
3-piece drum holders
Steps to use Extra Heavy-Duty Kontrol-Karriers 185gr series extra heavy duty kontrol karriers dimensions
1. Attach to your hoist hook using off-center lifting point so
    empty Kontrol-Karrier will hang plumb. Lift and move the
    Kontrol-Karrier to your upright drum.
2. Mate the Kontrol-Karrier’s drum holder to the middle of
    your drum and secure your drum between drum ribs... no
    tools are needed.
3. Place the hoist hook in the lifting point above the drum
    center to lift Kontrol-Karrier with your secured drum.
4. Pull down one side of the chain loop while letting out the
    other to turn your drum. Chain loop provides control of
    drum tilt 3600 in either direction, even while drum is
    hoisted above your reach.
* Half-full rating is an indication of capacity for tilting an unbalanced, bottom-heavy drum.
A partially full drum with unbalanced and shifting load is harder to tilt than a full drum.

2500 Lb. KONTROL-KARRIER Model 185XGR

model 185xgr kontrol-karrier • 2500 Lb. Capacity
• Hand operated geared tilt
• 360° drum tilt control in both directions
• Quick, sure below hook drum handling by one person
• Save time, reduce waste, improve productivity
• Efficient, controlled high level pouring

Manual drum tilt Kontrol-Karrier

Model 185XGR has a pull chain and chain wheel for manual
drum tilt control with a 20’ loop of chain to reach 10’ back to
the forklift operator. There is enough resistance in the enclosed
gear box to automatically stop and hold the drum tilt angle.
Hand wheel tilt control option is also available.
Extra-heavy-duty construction with steel tube framework, large
shafts and bearings offer long life in tough service. The oil filled,
worm gear speed reducer provides 150:1 gear reduction for
fine control when tipping heavy drums.
Steps for use of Model 185XGR
Kontrol-Karrier
The 3-Piece Drum Holder with
2 hinged metal bands and a
clamp in the front is sized for
your standard ribbed 55-gallon
22.5” diameter steel drum.
3-piece drum holder
1. Attach to your hoist hook using off-center
    lifting point so empty Kontrol-Karrier
    will hang plumb. Lift and move the
    Kontrol-Karrier to your upright drum.
2. Mate the Kontrol-Karrier’s drum holder
    to the middle of your drum and secure
    your drum between drum ribs... no tools
    are needed.
Ships fully assembles.
Full Drum Capacity 2500 Lb. Half-full drum capacity is
1250 Lb. Half-full rating is an indication of capacity for tilting
an unbalanced, bottom-heavy drum. A partially full drum with
unbalanced and shifting load is harder to tilt than full drum.
3. Place the hoist hook in the lifting point
    above the drum center to lift Kontrol-
    Karrier with your secured drum.
model 185xgr kontrol-karrier dimensions
4. Pull down one side of the chain loop
    while letting out the other to turn your
    drum. Chain loop provides control of
    drum tilt 3600 in either direction, even while
    drum is hoisted above your reach.

MORCINCH™ DRUM HOLDER

• Automatically adjusts for 22” to 23.5” diameter drum. . . . . .and
   accepts Diameter Adaptors for your smaller drums
• Includes a flexible cover on the cinch chain to help protect the
   sidewall of your drum
• Incorporates alloy cinch chain and hinge, and durable stress
   relief weld joints
• Accepts bolt-on Bracket Assembly to handle your fiber drum
   or rimless plastic drum
• Accepts bolt-on Top Rim Clamp for your rimmed plastic or
   steel drum
morcinch drum holder
The new MORcinch™ drum holder is a new feature of below-hook
Kontrol-Karriers (shown right), Forklift-Karriers, Hydra-Lift
Karriers and Vertical-Lift Drum Pourers
Automatically Adjusts!
morcinch drum holder
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PRICING FOR 185 SERIES
MODEL # DESCRIPTION WEIGHT PRICE
Standard-Duty: 800 lb. (363 kg) Capacity Below-Hook Kontrol-Karriers
Kontrol-Karrier, 55-gallon
98 lb.
$837
185AM
Kontrol-Karrier 55-gallon with spark resistant parts
102 lb.
Upon Request
Kontrol-Karrier with 3-piece drum holder, 55-gallon steel drum
203 Lb.
$1,106
Heavy-Duty: 1500 lb. (680 kg) Capacity Below-Hook Drum Karriers
Kontrol-Karrier 55-gallon
114 lb.
$1,024
185AM-HD
Kontrol-Karrier 55-gallon with spark resistant parts
121 lb.
Upon Request
Kontrol-Karrier with 3-piece drum holder, 55-gallon steel drum
118 lb.
$1,234
Kontrol-Karrier stainless steel, 55-gallon
114 lb.
$3,007
Extra Heavy-Duty: 2000 lb. (907 kg) Capacity Below-Hook Kontrol-Karriers
185A-GR Kontrol-Karrier, 55-gallon 177 lb.
$2,317
Super Duty Kontrol-Karrier
Kontrol-Karrier, 55-gallon 286 lb.
$3,335
MORcinch Options for Plastic or Fiber Drum
Top Rim Clamp for 55-gallon rimmed plastic drum 8 lb.
$263
Top Rim Clamp with spark resistant parts for 55-gallon plastic drum 8 lb.
$819
Stainless Steel Top rim Clamp Assembly 8 lb. 
$410
Bracket Assembly for fiber drum or rimless plastic drum 31" to 39" tall 18 lb.
$193
Bracket Assembly with spark resistant parts for same drum as 4556-P 18 lb.
$491
Stainless Steel Bracket Assembly  18 lb.
$620

ACCESSORIES AND OPTIONS
DIAMETER ADAPTORS Models with Spark Resistant Parts are available.
Metals such as monel are substituted for drum
holders, lifting eyes, etc. Stainless steel cinch chain
and brass pull-chain can replace steel chains. The
letter “M” in the model # designates spark resistant
parts. Examples: 185A-M, 185AM-HD.
diameter adaptors Diameter Adaptors allow you to
handle a smaller drum withthe same
drum handler. Simply insert the
correct size Diameter Adaptor into
the drum holder. Lift the Diameter
Adaptor out of the drum holder to
return to handling a 55-gallon drum.
Stainless Steel Kontrol-Karriers are available
in type 304 stainless.
Diameter Adaptors for 17.5” dia.
and smaller drums have brackets at
top and bottom of the drum. They
adjust to securely hold a drum up to
38” tall.
Counterweights to keep your Kontrol-Karrier
Level
Optional counterweight to keep unit level.
Part # 461-P for 185GR. Part # 471-P for
185A or 185G. Part # 481-P for 185A-HD or
185A-HDPS.
Spark resistant and stainless steel
Diameter Adaptors are available for
the same diameter ranges.
MODEL # FITS DIAMETER SHIP
WT.
PRICE
55/30 SERIES DIAMETER ADAPTORS
55/30-22 21.5” to 22” 14 Lb.
$120.51
55/30-20.5 20” to 20.5” 23 Lb.
$180.18
55/30-19 20” to 20.5” 24 Lb.
$180.18
55/30-17.5 17” to 17.5” 24 Lb.
$250.38
55/30-16 15.5” to 16” 26 Lb.
$250.38
3-PIECE SADDLE
3-Piece Saddle (shown top) is a drum holder with
3 hinged metal bands and a clamp in the front. 3-
piece saddle sized for standard 55-gallon 22-1/2”
diameter steel drum is included on models 185G,
185G-HD, 185G-GR and 185GM-GR. It is also
available on special order to fit a specific diameter
fiber or metal drum.

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Manual Tilt Control Options
Standard Morse Kontrol-Karriers have a chain wheel
and a 12’ pull chain with 6’ drop to control high level
pouring. Other manual tilt control options, in place of
the chain wheel, are for pouring at operator level.
The new MORStop Tilt-Brake eliminates drum
tilting from an unbalanced drum or from weight-
shift within a drum. The braking is immediate and
self-actuating, without additional steps by the user.
Option X01 includes the MORStop Tilt-Brake with
a hand crank and gear covers.
The new MORStop Tilt-Brake automatically
stops and holds the drum tilt angle! It can be
ordered as part # 3900i-P installed on 185 or
185HD Series Kontrol-Karriers or order part #
3900-P MORStop Kit for field installation.
PRICING FOR TILT CONTROL OPTIONS
TILT CONTROL OPTIONS
OPTION DESCRIPTION PRICE
Standard Chain wheel and pull chain, 12' loop, no gear covers -
Hand crank with gear covers $129
16" Diameter hand wheel with gear covers $211
 
X03-185HDSS 16" Diamenter hand wheel, type 304 stainless steel $293
 
3900i-P OPTION, MORStop Tilt-Brake Factory installed on new unit
$233
3900-P KIT, MORStop Tilt-Brake, Field Install
$233
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