Portable Barrel Lifter, 17-12-0012

Lifts, rotates, and dumps most steel, fiber, and plastic drums and cylinders (14 inch -24 inch in diameter) with ratchet straps. Transporting, lifting, and dumping drums and containers is safer and easier than ever before with the power drive Roto-Lift from Valley Craft. 12 inch power drive wheels plus full-function hydraulic lift and pour means any operator can effortlessly move drums up to 1,000-lbs, while reducing injury rates from heavy load handling. A powered drum handler, such as the Roto-Lift®, can provide substantial cost savings by eliminating the need for fork lifts. Unit features fully adjustable and programmable controls with 1-2.5 mph speed controls, and can easily handle grades up to 5-degrees.


Available in 78 inch or 90 inch heights and choice of straddle or counter-weighted models. Also features a variable drive speed (2. 5 mph factory set max), 24-volt DC system, battery indicator gauge, and a keyed On/Off switch. Curtis TM-1 Tiller head equipped with emergency reverse switch, electronic throttle, rocker switches, horn, and gas spring to automatically reeturn head to upright position when not in use. Unit includes two batteries and 12V AC charger.

Additional information

Part Number


Designed For

Designed for Moving Drums

Weight Capacity

1000 lbs

Rotation Speed

Power 6RPM

Lift Power Options

12 Volt DC

Lifting Speed



12V DC

Drum Type

14"-24" Steel, Plastic and Fiber Drums and Cylinders

Turning Radius


Maximum Lift Travel


Leg Length


Distance Between Legs