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Plastic Drum with Lid - 55 Gallon, Open Top, Black

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SKU: 640223

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Our 55 gallon plastic drum is a safe and economical choice for the shipping and storage of food products. Quick-lock lid (included) won't pop open in transit.
  • Body sidewall contains pigment and UV stabilizers to offer maximum protection from the sun
  • Lighter weight – about half as heavy as steel drums, allowing for greater payloads
  • Quick-lock lid (included) won't pop open in transit
  • The conical shape allows empty drums to be nested allowing warehouse efficiency to be improved by up to 75%
  • Incredible Reverse Logistic efficiencies. 828 empty plastic drums with lids and bands can be shipped on a standard 53’ trailer.
  • A long-life cycle means our plastic drums will long outlast their steel counterparts, providing many more trip cycles
  • The patented molded strapping channel allows proper restraint while the drum is on the pallet and during shipments (Banding of drums on pallet is recommended for increased stability)
  • Designed to be easily handled with conventional drum handling equipment
  • Consistent container dimensions which eliminates “sorting” of steel drums
Our plastic drums are created from virgin HDPE material and is FDA certified for a wide variety of food grade applications. Our 55 gallon plastic drum offers safe, hygienic packaging for food processing and storage. The food drum’s lightweight, conical design conveniently allows them to stack for increased warehouse efficiency and space. Preventing corrosion and denting, the plastic construction also allows for outside storage and additional space savings. With a virtually unlimited product life, your savings begin with your first food drum purchase.

Product Specifications

  • N55 Drum
  • Fitted Lid and Lock Band
  • UN Rated: 1H2/Y100/S/17
  • USA/M-4766
  • FDA Certified
  • Contains Pigments and UV Additives
  • Traceability Identification Label: Tracking Capability
  • Body Height: 37.5” (95.3cm)
  • Top diameter: 23.2” (58.9cm)
  • De-nesting height: 7.4” (19cm)
  • Min Wall Thickness: .125” (.32 cm)
  • Total weight: 17.0 lbs. (± 0.5 lbs.) / 7.70 kg (± 0.23 kg)
  • Max Capacity: 55 gal (208 liters)
  • Color: Black
  • Lid Color: White

Additional Information

  • Broad temperature operating range: -40°F to 140°F (-40°C to 60°C)
  • Deflection point: 149°F to 160°F (65°C to 71°C)
  • Approximately 828 nested Drums including lids and lock bands fill a standard 53’ trailer
  • Approximately 536 nested Drums including lids and lock bands fill a 40’ high storage cube container

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