As a customer of CHRO, you will join a growing number of companies - large and small - who have benefited from our knowledge and experience of drum and cylinder handling.
Whilst awaiting the installation of a new automated system, a temporary solution had to be found to safely store steel drums of chemicals outside, move them up a slope, transport them in a lift to an upper floor and load them onto a plinth from wh...READ MORE
DOES MY DRUM LOOK BIG IN THIS?
In theory, any one of our depalletisers would have done the job but after some discussion about available space, the numbers of drums per day, the weight of an individual drum and several other issues, we recommended the <a href="http://www.c...READ MORE
LIFETIME COST v PURCHASE COST
A chemical company working with 205 litre steel drums were concerned about the regularity with which their pallet truck based drum trolleys required welding and then replacing. In addition to the ongoing cost, productivity was suffering. ...READ MORE
A large pharmaceutical company who were already using our drum trolleys in ATEX designated areas were struggling to find ways to safely de-palletise and transport plastic carboys containing highly concentrated acid. The answer lay in des...READ MORE
Laying barrels horizontally so that a tap can be inserted and the contents decanted over a period is a common requirement. We were asked by a Scottish company to quote for one of our dispensers following an incident that had recently occurre...READ MORE
OFF SHORE PLATFORMS
The conditions for both men and equipment employed on oil and gas rigs are some of the toughest on earth. Health & Safety, reliability and fitness for purpose are paramount. The safe handling of 205 litre drums in these environments...READ MORE
A major US manufacturer of golf balls with a subsidiary in the UK came to us some years ago with an unusual request. The most convenient way to ship golf balls was to store them in bulk in 100kg fibre drums but how to check the quantity ...READ MORE
BESPOKE FORK MOUNTED ROTATOR
An importer of honey receives steel drums mainly from the African jungle but by the time they arrive at the factory they can be rather battered and misshapen. In order to empty them, the lids are removed, the drum inverted and rested on hot w...READ MORE
LOADING A SPILL PALLET
An aerospace company needed to store 205 litre drums, one deep on a line of spill pallets situated against a wall in a small, narrow room. The area is zoned under ATEX in the DSEAR regulations but the cost of an intrinsically safe fork lift t...READ MORE
DRUM LOADING ONTO FLOOR LEVEL SCALES
A safe and cost effective way of loading 205 litre drums onto scales mounted within a floor sounds a pretty simple request, but when it’s necessary to do it several times an hour, any minor improvement can bring large benefits in terms of pr...READ MORE
DE-PALLETISING; NOT A PIGMENT OF THE IMAGINATION!
Groans expected here! A manufacturer of pigments for industry with a new manufacturing plant needed a safe and efficient method of transferring 205l drums from standard wooden pallets to bunded plastic pallets for stor...READ MORE
OFF SHORE DRUM TROLLEY
An oil rig is an arduous and demanding environment, so the prerequisites for the manual handling equipment needed for moving drums are: A robust design afety in operation Requiring minimal maintenance ...READ MORE