Drum lifter goes into production
The Drum Grab, designed by Matthew Schaeffer and Ian McClenaghan, which won first prize in the National Farm Invention of the Year, has gone into production and is now for sale.
Cast in ductile iron by White Industries, Dalby, Queensland, and treated with Lanolene to prevent rust, it has a safe working load of 1.5t certified by an independent testing laboratory in accordance with Australian Standards.
It works with any 200L drum that has a rim and fits open top and closed head, plastic and steel drums preventing injuries and spillages.
Useable with any lifting device it will lift and lower drums on their side but will not release the drum until you want it to. Useable with any lifting device, it is fast to engage and disengage, and is simple to use. The device costs $319 including handling, freight and GST.
More information: Drum Grab Australia Pty Ltd, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.drumgrab.com.au, 02 6772 7551, fax 02 6772 7550, 0400 712 393.
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