Drum lifters are used for lifting, transporting and dispensing the contents of heavy drums into high-walled containers. Raptor Supplies offers a huge range of drum lifters from Dayton, Grainger, Valley Craft, Vestil and Wesco. These drum lifters can be operated both manually and using AC / battery motor drives. Vestil drum lifters are designed for lifting 30 and 55 gallon steel drums in construction applications. These lifters feature a locking mechanism that prevents the unit from falling off and are capable of handling loads up to 1500 lb. Grainger portable drum lifters are constructed with steel for durability and corrosion resistance. These drum lifters can lift up to 55 gallon drums and can handle loads up to 1100 lb. They come coated with yellow powder finish to ensure protection from fading, scratching and wearing. Raptor Supplies offers a wide array of drum lifters in 0, 135 and 360 degree rotation variants.