Plastic barrels are a type of closed-top drum that are ideal for the mixing, storage, dispensing, filtration and transportation of many materials both liquid and solid. While steel barrels and fiber drums are also commonly used, plastic barrels are often preferred due to the durability of the material and because plastic is not susceptible to corrosion and is therefore able to be used for long term storage without concerns of product contamination.
Maxi Container, Inc.
We guarantee you that you can find the products you are looking for at Maxi Container. We provide both open head or tight head plastic barrels styles. And, we meet the Packaging Group 1`s standards and regulations. Our highly trained customer service representatives can help you find whatever you need. It will be a pleasure to help your company.
Patrick J. Kelly Drums, Inc.
We manufacture innovative products that fit the unique needs of our customers. We supply products that are reusable and recyclable. We also provide poly-tight headed and open-headed plastic barrels. Our products are available in various heights and sizes. Strong, durable, lightweight and easy to carry. Please contact us for more information.
Scranton Cooperage, Inc.
Our plastic barrels are available in various colors and choices including open-head and tight-head options. We welcome special orders and our team will process you order according to your schedule. Visit our website to see a list of our products and services. We look forward to hearing from you.
Rahway Steel Drum Company, Inc.
We supply a complete selection in stock and offer same day delivery from a centrally located warehouse. Our plastic barrels come with the option of custom features and color coding. They are also easy to handle and stack and can be moved with standard drum handling equipment. Visit our website for a complete list of our products.
Container Distributors, Inc.
"If you are searching for containers, we have them and will ship them anywhere", is Container Distributors Inc's motto. To satisfy our customer requirements, plastic barrels are available in various heights, sizes and colors. Our shipments are generally made within 24 hours from our well-stocked warehouse.
Gurman Container & Supply Corp.
Terre Haute, IN
Our company has been your one-stop for plastic barrels which meet government regulations including UN transport of dangerous goods. They come in a range of dimensions and capacities. We even provide protection for the packaging of solids. If you are looking for a specific drum, contact our company and we will meet your needs.
Enviro Pak Inc. offers a wide range of quality, all-fibre pack drums. Our plastic barrels are closed top drums making them ideal for mixing, storing, dispensing, and transportation of both liquid and solid materials. We provide a wide range of options to size a drum that suites every requirement. Visit our website to select your size specifications and product availability.
University Park, IL
We offer plastic drums which are perfect for color coding due to the many color choices. Our drums are also stackable, easy to handle and are FDA and USDA compliant. We are proud to present our products with extensive product knowledge and customer service. Our products will be the right choice to meet all your needs.
Jakacki Bag & Barrel, Inc.
At Jakacki Bag & Barrel, we are happy to help you with your drum requirements. With a warehouse full of products, we handle many types of bags, drums and packaging. One product that we offer, plastic barrels, comes in various dimensions and weights. Let Jakacki Bag & Barrel be your source for plastic barrels. Feel free to call or email us today.
Lake In The Hills, IL
Rely on EBKContainers for you plastic drum needs. Our plastic barrels have a choice of many different dimensions and colors, which is perfect for color coding your product, as well as lightweight and won't dent or rust. With being FDA and USDA approved, you have nothing to worry about. Can't decide which plastic barrels is best for you? Get in touch with our team and we will help you.
Typically plastics like nylon and polyvinyl chloride are used to fabricate plastic drums or barrels. These plastics are able to endure a fair amount of internal pressure as well as some of the inevitable wear and tear that results from transportation processes. Especially for shipping purposes, industrial drums are required to meet certain standards, and plastic drums are no exception. Testing may include drop tests, leak proof tests and weight capacity tests. Barrels are usually constructed according to standards sizes for ease of processing using generic drum handling equipment including tumblers and stackers. However, as with most plastic products, there is room for customization and drums are able to be designed and constructed according to specific requirements in terms of diameters, heights and weight capacities. While plastic drums are used in industries such as food processing, chemical, beverage and consumer goods, steel drums are typically used for transporting radioactive, flammable or otherwise hazardous waste materials.
Plastic barrels are used to transport all sorts of liquids and are often preferred to steel because they do not rust. Plastics such as nylon, polystyrene, and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) are specifically used to transport caustic and acidic materials. However, in transporting radioactive, flammable, or otherwise hazardous waste, steel drums are required instead. Plastic is more susceptible to damage from hazardous waste materials and therefore a more durable material is required for the transportation of those. Plastic barrels are very sturdy, and if needs be can be further reinforced with steel rims to ensure the structure does not collapse under pressure. Tamper proof or security seals can be placed around the opening of drums to ensure the integrity of the contained products. While not as light as paperboard, plastic is still lighter than steel and therefore also helps to save costs on the price of shipping, especially over long distances. Extra features which can be adjusted include a closure lock of sorts, and a choice of lid material. Non-industrial uses for plastic barrels include water barrels for collecting rainwater, floating components for water docks and as garden composters.
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