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Plastic Drum Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of plastic drum manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top plastic drum manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find plastic drum companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture plastic drums to your companies specifications. Then contact the plastic drum companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of 55 gallon plastic drums, industrial plastic drums, used plastic drums, or customized plastic drums of every type, this is the resource for you.

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We supply a complete selection of plastic drums that are in stock, and offer same day delivery with a centrally located warehouse. Our plastic drums 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.
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Container Distributors, Inc., your one source for steel drums, ibc totes, pails, salvage drums, over pack drums, plastic drums, 55 gallon drums, buckets, barrels, and various applications including environmental use, hazardous waste and material disposal. Contact us today and discover what we can do for you. We look forward to working with you soon!
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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. Our plastic drums come in a wide variety of dimensions and weights. Let our company be your single source for plastic drums. Feel free to call or send us an email today.
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In this category we have standard plastic drums, polyethylene screw-top salvage drums, and Lab/Salvage/Over pack drums. Our customers have a choice of open head or tight head. Visit our website to see a complete list of all of our products, or call us for any questions.
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Rely on EBKContainers for you plastic drum needs. Our plastic drums 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 drum is best for you? Get in touch with our team and we will help you.
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Plastic Drums

Plastic drums are used to store and transport liquids, powders and other materials for a variety of different industries. Further uses include mixing, dispensing, filtering and otherwise processing a number of materials.

Often referred to generically as 55 gallon drums, or blue barrels, plastic drums are widely available in standard shipping sizes which are used consistently across the world. However, for specific applications, custom allowances can be made and height, dimension and weight capacity of a drum can be engineered for a unique purpose or product. The plastic barrels can be tapered or straight depending on the intended use of the drum, and whether or not it is for transportation purposes. The drums are typically one of two basic kinds: open top or closed top. Open top drums have a removable lid which is typically connected to the cylinder of a drum with a gasket or seal to ensure an airtight fit. They are typically used to store liquid, or solids such as powders or similarly small materials. Closed top drums have two small bung holes for access on the top of the drum and are therefore used primarily for the transportation or storage of liquids rather than solids. One hole is used to pour out the liquid, the other hole is a breather hole used to prevent the creation of a vacuum within the drum.

Depending on the substance to be transported, and the required durability of the drum structure, different plastics can be used in the construction of plastic drums. Plastics such as nylon, polystyrene and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) are specifically used to transport caustic and acidic materials. Plastic drums are often preferred to steel because they do not rust. This allows them to be used for extended periods of storage without worrying about product contamination or ruining. There are a number of uses for plastic drums that are no longer required by manufacturers, or that may have acquired a small flaw. They can be used as water or rain barrels, personal composting systems or as the buoyancy components of floating docks. Furthermore, they are commonly used as trash cans, recycling cans or for general storage. Plastic drums are a cost-effective alternative to steel drums, and they are able to be used multiple times making them more cost-effective long term than fiber drums which are typically one-use items. For those industrial drums being used for shipping or transportation purposes, rigorous testing and quality standards are required to be met to ensure consistent product quality.

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Closed Head Plastic Drum - Container Distributors, Inc.
Open Head Plastic Drum - Container Distributors, Inc.
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Standard Plastic Drums - Gurman Container & Supply Corp.
Plastic Salvage Drums - Gurman Container & Supply Corp.
Plastic Drums - Container Distributors, Inc.






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