Rheo Drum Movers allow for the lifting and transportation of heavy fiber, plastic, or stainless steel drums anywhere within a manufacturing facility. There are various attachments (shown below) that can be easily interchanged.
See the Rheo Drum Mover in action in this video!
|Load Capacity||550 lbs [250 kg]|
|Material of Construction||304 stainless steel|
|Surface Finish||Product Contact Area: 25 µin [0.64 µm] Ra with ground and polished welds
Non-Product Contact Area: 35 µin [0.89 µm] Ra with smooth welds as laid
|Utility||24 VDC Battery (includes 120 VAC, 15 A charger)
Pneumatic Utility Option Available
|Controls||momentary push button controls mounted to machine|
|Hazardous Rating||configurable for use in Hazardous Locations: Class I Divisions 1 and 2 [ATEX Zones 1 and 2] or Class II Divisions 1 and 2 [ATEX Zones 21 and 22]|
Clamp uses the drum weight to securely tighten against the drum chime.
Grippers close securely on drum before lifting.
Platform can be customized to hold various containers and objects.
Hoist can be customized for each application and is height adjustable.
The ergonomically positioned handles and thumb controls make the Drum Mover easy and intuitive to operate. Larger front wheels enable the Drum Mover to be moved with less force, while small rear wheels allow for better maneuverability. Drums can be lifted directly off a pallet side or corner without the operator having to move or reposition the drums.
The Rheo Drum Mover has easy roll casters and a small footprint design making it easy to navigate. Because the Drum Mover is battery powered with the battery charger housed within the Drum Mover enclosure, it can be operated anywhere in the manufacturing facility.
The Drum Mover is powered by a sealed absorbed glass mat battery. One charge can provide more than 100 lifting cycles. All electric components are housed in an IP66 rated housing.
The Drum Mover is designed for maximum operator convenience. To pick up and move a drum, the operator has his or her hands on the transport handles at all times. Dual controls are in easy reach of the operator’s thumbs while they are still holding the transport handles of the Drum Mover.
A variety of options are available for the Rheo Drum Movers to ensure the final product meets the application needs. The following are the options available:
The Battery Powered Load-Cell and Weight Readout option allows for the weight of the drum to be checked quickly and efficiently.
The Drum Massager Attachment replaces the side gripping attachments with conditioning attachments. This allows the equipment operator to break up caked solids in fiber or plastic drums.
The Battery Powered Wheel Drive with Integrated Controls allows for complete powered handling. The drive wheel operates similar to a pallet truck and can allow for effortless push-pull motions when maneuvering the Drum Mover.
Using compressed air allows the Drum Mover to be used in any environment and requires virtually no maintenance. An on-board compressed air tank and regulator can be provided if a tethered airline is not available.
The entire Drum Mover can be washed down without worrying about causing harm to any electric components. Flat surfaces have been minimized to aid in the cleaning process
Rheo offers several different Surface Finish options to fit your application needs.
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