Liftomatic powered transporter makes drum handling easy


Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc., an industry-leading material handling equipment manufacturer, 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. As part of Liftomatic’s Ergo-Matic® line, the unit is equipped with a fully programmable set of controls for easy operator adjustment.

Additional features include regenerative braking, available in straddle leg or fully counterbalanced versions, as well as EE and spark resistant ratings. All Ergo-Matic® models incorporate 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.

Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc. is an acknowledged leader in the design and manufacture of drum handling equipment. Headquartered in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Liftomatic maintains manufacturing, engineering and sales facilities around the globe. Liftomatic sells products in more than 40 countries and to more than 400 of the Fortune 500 companies.