Handling drums is a very tedious process because the drum cannot be lifted directly with load by a single person or two. Also if the drum contains hazardous chemical or solvent then its handling should be very cautious, any mishandling in this kind of chemicals cause dangerous accidents.
Hence to avoid all the above dangerous circumstances drum handling equipments comes in to practice. Drum handling equipments minimizes the efforts required to handle a drum manually and its very easy for a person to carry and shift drums in the shop floor.
Drum handling equipments are of the following types :