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The Semi-Automatic Horizontal Drum Lifter Tongs from LES secure the load by the weight of the actual drum, The horizontally operated slings have an integrated locking bar to help keep the drum tongs in place and avoid the load from slipping out when attached to a drum.


  • Full Steel robust construction.
  • For horizontally lifting 55 Gallon 210 Liter drums.
  • Suitable for open top or tight head steel/plastic drums L or XL ring.
  • The weight of drum on jaws prevents the drum from slipping out.
  • To operate set locking lever in the locked open position.
  • When central over the horizontal drum, release lever to allow hooks to fall and locate under both rims. Hooks automatically engage when lifted and disengage as the drum is set down.



Drum Lifter



Overall Length

30-1/2 in

Overall Height

6 in

Overall Width

2-3/4 in

Material Type


Drum Capacity

55 gal

Loading Capacity

1100 lbs

For Use With

Steel Drums

Item Weight

15 lbs

Overall Dimension

30-1/2 x 2-3/4 x 6 in

Packaging Dimension

26 x 9 x 3 in

Packaging Weight

16 lbs


Drum Lifter, 1100 lb. Cap, 55 Gal Drum Capacity

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