Crane Drum Rotator DBR40H

The DBR40H Drum Rotator is designed to lift and rotate a 205 litre steel drum 360° by overhead crane or forklift.

Rotation of the drum is controlled throughout the operation by the handle driven gearbox which locks the drum in position when the operator stops turning the handle, preventing dangerous and uncontrolled movements.


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  • Empties a standard 205 litre drums with minimal effort
  • For use with either overhead crane of forklift
  • Suitable for drum rotation up to chest height
  • Rotation carried out via a hand wheel
  • Belly strap and eccentric lock secures drum in position
  • Locking pin prevents accidental release during tipping cycle
  • Large worm drive gearbox provides automatic braking
  • Can be coupled with the PBO Plastic Barrel Option
  • Zinc finish

Plastic Barrel Option (PBO)

By replacing the standard belly strap, the PBO option allows for plastic drums and barrels, as well as standard steel drums to be handled. The dual woven and chain combination belly straps hold the drum or barrel firmly in position.  The PBO option is suitable for a maximum load of 350kg


 ModelWorking Load Limit (kg)RotationRotation  Shaft CL to Lifting EyeFork Pocket Size (mm)Fork Pocket Centres (mm)Unit Weight  (kg)
DBR40H400360°810mm160 x 65mm61570
DBR40H-PBO350360°160 x 65mm61580

When Plastic Barrel Option (PBO) is fitted, the Working Load Limit is reduced to 350kg