Portable, Ergonomic Drum Handlers

Feb. 26, 2018
Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc.'s drum handlers' clamping mechanism safely handles all rimmed drums.

Ergo-Matic line of portable drum handling equipment comprises a range of models and features for repetitive applications. The product family is fully modular and designed for efficient manual handling of a single drum.


The Ergo-Matic line features high-lift capability up to 36 in. to double-stack drums, spark-resistant components for flammable areas, double “Parrot-Beak” clamps for fiber and plastic drums, plus special wheels and coatings for FDA Approved applications. Other features and options are available, along with off-the-shelf and custom solutions.


  • Products ranging from economical hand trucks to fully powered “lift, lower and position” devices
  • Suitable for steel, plastic and fiber drums
  • Capacities to 1,000 pounds (454Kg) per drum
  • Various lift heights
  • Straddle-leg and counterbalance configurations
  • Spark-resistant and EE/EX packages available
  • Products are ideal for handling at ground level and for palletizing or placing drums into storage containers
  • Parrot-Beak clamping mechanism safely handles all rimmed drums