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85i Series

• Lift a 22.5” (57 cm) diameter Ribbed 55-Gallon Steel Drum
  with your Crane
• Manually Turn Drum to Dispense Within Reach
• Capacity: 800 Lb. (363 kg) full drum
                  500 Lb. (227 kg) half-full drum
• Each and every unit is factory load tested and ships with
  load test certificate
• Add options to handle a plastic or fiber drum
• Add the correct size Diameter Adaptor for each smaller drum
Drum Karriers are built with welded structural steel for long
service. Use the tilt locks at each side of the frame to lock the
drum in upright or horizontal position. When unlocked, manually
tilt the drum to any angle for discharging contents, and rotate
drum by hand 360° in either direction.
model 85 drum karrier
Drum Holder with
Web Strap and Ratchet
Models 85i and 85i-SS have a flexible
chain cover over the cinch chain to
help protect the sidewall of your drum.
The drum holder is improved to accept
the Bracket Assembly and Diameter
Adaptors (shown on side 1), which
enable you to handle a variety of

Below-Hook Drum Karriers for Ribbed 55-Gallon Steel Drum ONLY

85A and 85G Series

• Designed specifically to lift and pour a 22.5” (57 cm)
  diameter Ribbed 55-Gallon (210 liter) Steel Drum
• Turn Drum by Hand to Dispense Within Reach
• Capacity: 800 Lb. (363 kg) full drum
                  500 Lb. (227 kg) half-full drum
• Factory load tested and ships with load test certificate
Models 85A and 85AM
Model 85G
Cinch chain and ratchet to secure
drum. Chain tightening ratchet and
spring loaded pawl assembly has
strong teeth and redundant safety
features for reliability and ease of
use. High strength, wear resistant
cinch chain manufactured to our
3-Piece Drum Holder
• 8” wide metal band
• Toggle clamp secures the
  drum in the holder
• Hinged on the sides

How to Use Below-Hook Drum Karriers
The suspended Drum-
Karrier is pushed against
the drum so that the drum
holder is positioned to
engage between the drum
Tighten the cinch chain
around your drum to
secure it in the drum
holder. No tools are
required to apply
suitable tension to
secure the drum. Raise
your hoist and move
the drum to a location
for dispensing.
You can turn drum 360° in either direction. Pull out the tilt locks and tilt the
drum by hand to dispense its contents. The drum can be locked at either
horizontal or vertical position... also lock the drum at 45 degrees up or

High Strength Lifting Components and Drum Holder
Below-Hook Drum Karriers use high strength lifting
components as specified by OSHA for overhead lifting.
Drum lifters comply with ANSI/ASME B30.20
standard for mechanical, below-the-hook lifting
devices as it applies to the following:
Each and every one is load tested at the factory at 125%
of rated capacity as per American National Standard
ANSI/ASME B30.20, and a load test certificate is
enclosed with each unit when shipped.
• Rated load markings and unit identification
• Minimum design safety factor of 3, based on yield
   strength, for load bearing structural components
• Welding is performed by certified welders who have
   passed the ANSI/AWS D14.1 welding qualification
• All welding is in accordance with ANSI/AWS D14.1
   and ASME BTH-1

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Model No. Description Ship
Ship Dim
85i 55 Gallon Steel, Accepts Adaptors, made of carbon steel painted blue 41 39 x 27 x 9
85A Cinch chain & ratchet, 55 Gallon Steel 41 39 x 27 x 9
85G 55 Gallon Steel, 3-Piece drum holder 55 39 x 27 x 9
85A-M 55 Gallon Steel, Spark Resistant 41 39 x 27 x 9
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85i-SS 55 Gallon Steel, Stainless Steel Accepts Adaptors, made of type 304
stainless steel. Welds are NOTground or polished
44 39 x 27 x 9
85C 55 Gallon Steel, 21"-23" Diameter 41 39 x 27 x 9
85iM 55 Gallon Steel, Spark Resistant, Accepts Dia. Adaptor
43 39 x 27 x 9
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The Bracket Assembly is required for handling a RIMLESS 55-gallon
(210 liter) plastic drum. It provides a brace at the top and bottom of
drum to prevent it from slipping lengthways through drum holder. It
adjusts for a 31” to 39” (78.7 to 99 cm) tall drum.
Kit #4556-P - $193.00
Bracket Assembly
Kit # 4556SS-P - $620.00
Stainless Steel Bracket Assembly
Top Rim Clamp Option
The Top Rim Clamp grips the upper rim of a 55-gallon
(210 liter) RIMMED plastic or fiber drum to prevent it
from slipping through the drum holder. Clamp it to the
top rim of your drum, then secure the cinch chain around
the drum as usual.
Kit # 4560-P -$263.00
Top Rim Clamp
Kit # 4560SS-P - $410.00
Stainless Steel Top Rim Clamp
Asymmetric Drum Cone is shown
here with slide gate valve (Kit SG)
to start and stop material flow.
Also available with iris valve (Kit IV).
An Asymmetric Drum Cone can
be used with many standard
models, including below-hook
drum karriers, that lack sufficient
clearance within the frame for a 450
or 600 drum cone.
Model 55/30SS-16
Model 55/30SS-16
Model 55/30-19
Diameter Adaptors (see chart below) are available to insert into the drum holder of model
85i or 85i-SS for handling various smaller drums. Select the correct size Diameter Adaptor
for each drum. Adaptors for a 18.5” (47 cm) diameter or larger can be used in combination
with the Bracket Assembly. Diameter Adaptors for a drum with 17.5” (44.5 cm) diameter or
smaller have integrated end brackets which adjust for a drum up to 38” (96.5 cm) tall.

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Resistant Dia.
PRICE Stainless
Steel Dia.
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21.5" to 22"
11 Lb.
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20" to 20.5"
20 Lb.
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18.5" to 19"
24 Lb.
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17" to 17.5"
35 Lb.
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15.5" to 16"
35 Lb.
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14" to 14.5"
36 Lb.
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