Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc. (Buffalo Grove, IL) recently introduced the Ergo-PWPL-750 powered drum handling transport. The Ergo-PWPL-750 is a completely self-contained, powered drum handling transport that engages, lifts, lowers and moves all steel, plastic and fiber drums. The unit incorporates power drive forward and reverse, as well as power lift and lower features for moving drums quickly and safely in plants, warehouses and laboratories. Varying weight capacities are available between 650 and 1,000 pounds. Features include:
- A fully programmable set of controls for easy operator adjustment.
- Regenerative braking, available in straddle leg or fully counterbalanced versions, as well as EE and spark resistant ratings.
- Liftomatic's exclusive Parrot-Beak clamping mechanism, which allows the operator to safely and securely grip the drum lip throughout the pick-up and release process.