Drum Handling Equipment by Vestil

Ergonomic Partners offers several types of 55 gallon drum handling equipment for your steel drums, barrels, plastic drums and fiber drum needs. Our off-the-shelf drum handler products by Vestil provide ergonomic solutions that are perfect for the chemical and petroleum industries, as well as industries that require shipping and storing of 30 and 55 gallon cylindrical containers.

55 and 30 Gallon Drum Jacks

For your manual drum transporting needs our drum jacks are the perfect solution. These 55 gallon drum handling equipment models have a compact design which allows for maximum maneuverability in restrictive areas with an all steel construction.

Drum Jacks
Model Overall Size Lift Height Beak Service Range Capacity (lbs) Pricing
DRUM-55-36 34-3/4" x 29" 18" 33" to 52" 500 Click for Pricing
DRUM-55FP 43-1/2" x 39" 20" - 1,000 Click for Pricing
DRUM-55S 29" x 41" 4" - 660 Click for Pricing
DRUM-55-FSP 39-1/2" x 35" 18" - 800 Click for Pricing
DRUM-SCLG DRUM-55FP with general readout scale 1,000 Click for Pricing
DRUM-SCLF DRUM-55FP with intrinsically safe readout scale 1,000 Click for Pricing
Fork Mounted Manual and DC Powered Drum Carrier/Rotator

For lifting, moving and rotating 55 gallon steel drums with a fork lift or fork truck; you can't beat this product. Drums are held securely in place by a durable chain locking system. Each 55 gallon drum lifting device is provided with a 15 foot long chain to allow the drum to be rotated up to 360 degrees from the fork truck operator's seat. Fork pockets measure 7-1⁄2" wide by 2-1⁄2" high. The safety chain is used to secure the unit to fork truck. This 55 gallon drum lifting device comes in a battery powered drum rotation model for effortless dumping and rotation; includes battery, charger and hand held control on coil cord DC powered.

Fork Mounted Drum Carrier/Rotator
Model Acceptable Drum Styles Capacity (lbs) Crank Turns Per 90° Rotation Rotation Method Pricing
DCR-205-8 55 Gallon Steel 800 10 15' Chain Click for Pricing
DCR-205-15 55 Gallon Steel 1,500 10 15' Chain Click for Pricing
DCR-205-20 55 Gallon Steel 2,000 15 15' Chain Click for Pricing
DCR-R-HC Hand Crank (In place of pull chain)
Fork Mounted DC Powered Drum Carrier/Rotator
Model Acceptable Drum Styles Capacity (lbs) Rotation Method Pricing
DCR-205-8-DC 55 Gallon Steel 800 Battery Powered Click for Pricing
DCR-205-12-DC 55 Gallon Steel 1,500 Battery Powered Click for Pricing
RC-460-2 Wireless Remote Control use w/ DC units

Adaptors for Specialty Fiber/Plastic Drums

Designed to hold and support fiber and plastic drums. Each adapter can be utilized in conjunction with models HDC-305, DCR-205, DCR-110, and DCT. Model FDA-800 comes complete with both an adjusting arm and a high strength nylon strap.

Specialty Fiber/Plastic Drum Adaptors for DCR-205, DCR-110, and DCT
Model Description Diameter of Drum Height of Drum Pricing
FDA-800 Fiber Drum Adapter (includes adjusting arm and nylon strap) 12" to 21" 28" to 36" Call 314-884-8884
or Email for pricing.
FDA-550 Adjusting Arm (sold separately)
FDA-250 Nylon Strap (sold separately)
FDC-30 Steel Saddle (for 30 gallon drums) attaches to the inner rim of the drum saddle so a 30-gallon steel drum can be used
FDRS Dual Ratchet Strap (Factory Installed Only) accommodates 30 and 55-gallon drums.
Hydraulic Drum Dumper for 750 to 1,500 Pound Drums

The Hydraulic Drum Dumper is what you need to dump drums that weigh up to 1,500 pounds. Works with 55 and 30-gallon plastic, steel and fiber drums. Each drum handling equipment unit has a solid steel chute. Portable units have two rigid and two swivel casters with floor lock screws. All steel construction. Standard features include: 56 frame, 3⁄4 HP motor, 120V single phase, 60Hz with an 8 foot long power cord and plug. Upper travel limit switch, emergency brass safety velocity fuse in cylinder and vertical adjustment drum restraints are standard. Chute is rotated with a hand held control on an 8 ft. long coil cord standard. SSC option is constructed with type 304 Stainless Steel in Mill Finish. Includes stainless steel chute, base plate, vertical height bars and welded brackets. Chute is painted with standard enamel paint on back of chute and frame. Adjustable height clamps coated in Steel-It™ coating. This option must be ordered with a Hydraulic Drum Dumper.

Stationary Hydraulic Drum Dumpers
Model Description Dump Height Rotated Height Level Height Capacity (lbs) Pricing
HDD-36-7-S Stationary Unit 36" 91-3/4" 60-1/2" 750 Click for Pricing
HDD-48-7-S Stationary Unit 48" 112-1/4" 72-1/2" 750 Click for Pricing
HDD-60-7-S Stationary Unit 60" 132-3/4" 84-1/2" 750 Click for Pricing
HDD-72-7-S Stationary Unit 72" 153" 96" 750 Click for Pricing
HDD-36-10-S Stationary Unit 36" 91-3/4" 60-1/2" 1,000 Click for Pricing
HDD-48-10-S Stationary Unit 48" 112-1/4" 72-1/2" 1,000 Click for Pricing
HDD-60-10-S Stationary Unit 60" 132-3/4" 84-1/2" 1,000 Click for Pricing
HDD-72-10-S Stationary Unit 72" 153" 96" 1,000 Click for Pricing
HDD-36-15-S Stationary Unit 36" 91-3/4" 60-1/2" 1,500 Click for Pricing
HDD-48-15-S Stationary Unit 48" 112-1/4" 72-1/2" 1,500 Click for Pricing
HDD-60-15-S Stationary Unit 60" 132-3/4" 84-1/2" 1,500 Click for Pricing
HDD-72-15-S Stationary Unit 72" 153" 96" 1,500 Click for Pricing
Portable Hydraulic Drum Dumpers
Model Description Dump Height Rotated Height Level Height Capacity (lbs) Pricing
HDD-36-7-P Portable Unit 36" 93-1/4" 60-1/4" 750 Click for Pricing
HDD-48-7-P Portable Unit 48" 113-3/4" 72-1/4" 750 Click for Pricing
HDD-60-7-P Portable Unit 60" 134-1/4" 84-1/4" 750 Click for Pricing
HDD-72-7-P Portable Unit 72" 155-3/4" 97-1/4" 750 Click for Pricing
HDD-36-10-P Portable Unit 36" 93-1/4" 60-1/4" 1,000 Click for Pricing
HDD-48-10-P Portable Unit 48" 113-3/4" 72-1/4" 1,000 Click for Pricing
HDD-60-10-P Portable Unit 60" 134-1/4" 84-1/4" 1,000 Click for Pricing
HDD-72-10-P Portable Unit 72" 155-3/4" 97-1/4" 1,000 Click for Pricing
HDD-36-15-P Portable Unit 36" 93-1/4" 60-1/4" 1,500 Click for Pricing
HDD-48-15-P Portable Unit 48" 113-3/4" 72-1/4" 1,500 Click for Pricing
HDD-60-15-P Portable Unit 60" 134-1/4" 84-1/4" 1,500 Click for Pricing
HDD-72-15-P Portable Unit 72" 155-3/4" 97-1/4" 1,500 Click for Pricing
Upgrade To Stainless Steel Chute (must be ordered with above drum dumpers)
Capacity 750 lbs. Model Capacity 1,000 lbs. Model Capacity 1,500 lbs. Model
SSC-36-7 SSC-36-10 SSC-36-15
SSC-48-7 SSC-48-10 SSC-48-15
SSC-60-7 SSC-60-10 SSC-60-15
SSC-72-7 SSC-72-10 SSC-72-15
Hydraulic Drum Crusher and Portable Gasoline Drum Crusher

The model HDC-900-IDC crushes 55 gallon steel drums to approximately 6 inches high and resets automatically to crush another drum in only 25 seconds. The standard drum compacting feature allows you to compact products within the drum by simply removing the drum crushing platen. This convenient design gives you two pieces of drum handling equipment in one. Safety features include a pressure relief valve, which prevents overload and a door interlock system, which will prevent the motor from running unless the door is closed.

FEATURES:
  • 38,000 pounds of crushing power
  • Drum head piercer to allow for drum venting
  • Built-in fork pockets to aid in transporting
  • 6.5 Hp motor is 208-230/460V, 3-phase, 60 Hz
  • Protective plastic cover on power unit
  • 15 gallon oil reservoir
  • Dual speed hydraulic pump provides quick, 25 second cycle time
  • 24V NEMA-4 push-button controls with key lockout
  • 3-position "COMPACT - OFF - CRUSH" key selector switch
  • Mushroom head emergency stop button
  • Relief valve to prevent hydraulic system overload
  • Door interlock system with key
  • Protective cover for indoor and outdoor applications
  • Meets OSHA and JIC standards
Hydraulic Drum Crusher/Compactor
Model Description Pricing
HDC-905-IDC Drum Crusher/Compactor (standard 3 PH cycle time is 25 seconds) Click for Pricing
HDC-905-HC High Cycle package drum crusher Click for Pricing
HDC-DPN Aluminum Drip Pan (measures 30"Wx20"Lx3"H)(holds 7.5 Gal.)
HDC9-1 Single phase, 3 HP power unit (option for HDC-900-IDC) (Requires 50 Amp wiring and 40 Amp Breaker) Cycle time increases to approx. 70 seconds
HDC-900-WD Washdown Motor & NEMA 4 Enclosure
Mobile Gasoline Powered Drum Crusher
Model Description Pricing
HDC-900-GPT Gas Powered Drum Crusher Click for Pricing
Manual Drum and Barrel Transporters

Unique portable drum handling equipment unit designed to lift and transport plastic, steel, and fiber drums with a top lip. Steel jaw securely grips the top lip of the drum. Available with either a manual mechanical ratchet or a foot pump hydraulic lift mechanism. Straddle legs rotate for access to drums on pallets. Each 55 gallon drum cart rolls on (4) 8" x 2" phenolic casters. The push handle folds down for easy access to ratchet and foot pump. These 55 gallon drum carts also feature all welded steel construction. Powder coated with a safety yellow finish. Optional scale weighs drums to an accuracy of +/-0.5 lbs. Optional scale includes (6) D cell batteries and an AC adaptor.

  • Simple Design
  • Completely Mechanical Operation
Economical Mechanical Drum Transporter
Model Description Jaw Service Range Capacity (lbs) Pricing
DCR-880-M Hand Ratchet 27" to 47" 880 Click for Pricing
DCR-880-H Foot Pump 27" to 47" 1,500 Click for Pricing
DCR-880-H-HP Foot Pump 27" to 74" 880 Click for Pricing
DCR-880-H-DC DC Powered 27" to 45" 1,500 Click for Pricing
DCR-880-H-HP-DC DC Powered 27" to 74" 880 Click for Pricing
DCR-R-HC Hand Crank
DCR-SCALE Weight Scale Add-On
Drum and Barrel Dollies

These multi-purpose dollies have a high polished bright zinc finish for corrosion resistance and (4) 3" x 1-1/4" swivel casters. Each unit comes with a 4 foot long nylon pull strap that helps in transporting down aisles or over thresh holds. Rubber-coated hook allows strap to hook on top of drum for storage Quad Dolly, series DRUM-QUAD, can transport a 5 gallon pail, 30 or 55 gallon drum or LP gas tank. Available with hard rubber or cast iron wheels. Stainless Steel, model DRUM-QUAD-CS-SS, also available. Tri Dolly, series DRUM-TRI, will transport 5 gallon pails, 30 gallon drums or LP gas tank.

Multi-Purpose Drum Dollies
Model Description Caster Type Capacity (lbs) Pricing
DRUM-QUAD-H Bright Zinc Finish Hard Rubber 900 Call 314-884-8884
or Email for pricing.
DRUM-QUAD-C Bright Zinc Finish Cast Iron 1,200
DRUM-QUAD-CS-SS Stainless Steel Hard Rubber 900
DRUM-TRI-H Bright Zinc Finish Hard Rubber 900
DRUM-TRI-C Bright Zinc Finish Cast Iron 1,200
Heavy Duty 2,000 pound Drum Dollies

The Octo Drum Dolly, model OCTO-55, will transport 55-gallon drums weighing up to 2,000 pounds. Rolls on (8) 4" x 1-1/4" cast iron swivel casters for maximum stability. Transport 55-gallon drums with the Heavy-Duty Drum Dolly, model DRUM-HD. With a capacity of 2,000 pounds, this dolly will transport your heavier drums from location to location. (4) 4" x 2" locking swivel phenolic casters with brakes are standard.

Octagon 2,000 pound Drum Dolly
Model Acceptable Drum Types Caster Type Capacity (lbs) Pricing
OCTO-55 55 gallon Cast Iron 2,000 Click for Pricing
DRUM-HD 55 gallon Phenolic 2,000 Click for Pricing
Polyethylene Drum Dollies

Manufactured from high impact strength polyethylene, these drum dollies are lightweight yet strong. The dollies come standard with (4) 3 inch swivel poly casters, and they are suited for both indoor and outdoor applications. Choose from blue, black, green, red, yellow or white.

Polyethylene Drum Dollies
Model Color Acceptable Drum Types Overall Diam. Capacity (lbs) Pricing
POLY-D-30-BK Black 30 gallon 20" 600 Call 314-884-8884
or Email for pricing.
POLY-D-30-BL Blue 30 gallon 20" 600
POLY-D-30-GR Green 30 gallon 20" 600
POLY-D-30-RD Red 30 gallon 20" 600
POLY-D-30-WT White 30 gallon 20" 600
POLY-D-30-YL Yellow 30 gallon 20" 600
POLY-D-30-GRN Recycled Green 30 gallon 20" 600
POLY-D-55-BK Black 55 gallon 24" 600
POLY-D-55-BL Blue 55 gallon 24" 600
POLY-D-55-GR Green 55 gallon 24" 600
POLY-D-55-RD Reed 55 gallon 24" 600
POLY-D-55-WT White 55 gallon 24" 600
POLY-D-55-YL Yellow 55 gallon 24" 600
POLY-D-55-GRN Recycled Green 55 gallon 24" 600

Ergonomic Partners is a distributor for Vestil Drum Handling Equipment in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Nebraska, Tennessee, Kentucky, Iowa, and Oklahoma.