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What are plastic drums?

A plastic drum is a spherical barrel crafted from industrial-grade plastic, designed for storing and transporting a variety of goods, including hazardous materials.

Different Types of Plastic Drums

Two types of plastic drums are available: open head and tight head. Open head drums have a removable cover for easy access while ensuring content safety. Tight head drums feature a sealed top that cannot be removed. Plastic drums come in various sizes. Common sizes include:

  • 55-gallon (most prevalent)
  • 20-liter (5 gallons)
  • 30/35 liters (7.9 to 8.8 gallons)
  • 60/68 liters (15 to 18 gallons)

Benefits of Used Plastic drums

  • 1
    The price of a new plastic drum ranges from $20.00 to $180.00, while a used plastic drum is more affordable, typically priced between $12.00 and $80.00.
  • 2
    Used plastic drums are readily available in the market, ensuring easy access to suitable drums for your requirements.
  • 3
    Plastic drums provide secure storage and transportation for diverse goods and materials.

New vs Used Plastic

Both new and used plastic drums serve the purpose of storing and transporting goods. However, the various types of used plastic drums available can influence their suitability for specific materials.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is stored in plastic drums?

Plastic drums can store food ingredients, liquids, powders, chemicals, and a variety of many other things.

How much do used plastic drums cost?

Used plastic drums typically cost $12.00-$80.00. This will depend on the size and condition of the plastic drum.

Who uses used plastic drums?

Any industry that requires transport and storage can use plastic drums. Some examples would be the food industry, chemical industry, pharmaceutical industry, and agriculture.

Do I need to line plastic drums?

While drum liners are not essential, they provide added protection for drums by preventing contamination. This eliminates the need for frequent cleaning, ensuring convenience and maintaining the integrity of the drums.

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