30 Gallon Plastic Drums

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These drums, generally made from high-density polyethylene or polyethylene resin plastic, are built to withstand the outdoor elements and a wide range of temperatures and weights. Their source materials may be manipulated to pass FDA standards for food or pharmaceutical storage. Read More…

30 Gallon Plastic Drums Among the most versatile industrial drums are 30 gallon plastic drums.

Leading Manufacturers

Cranbury, NJ  |  800-260-3786

For over 60 years, Rahway Steel Drum Company has been a reliable supplier of 55 gallon drums and drum services. We supply containers from 1 quart to 330 gallons in quantities from 1 to over 100,000. Our drums hold petroleum, chemicals, paint food products and more. There are no limits to what the Rahway Steel Drum family of companies can provide. Contact us for more information.

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Rahway Steel Drum Company, Inc. $$$

Venice, IL  |  800-366-5098

Container Distributors, Inc. is your one source for 55 gallon drums. With specializing in containers for environmental hazardous waste and material disposal for over 65 years, we pride ourselves on our knowledgeable customer service staff, timely deliveries, and wide range of in-stock items. We at Container Distributors, Inc look forward to hearing from you.

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Container Distributors, Inc. $$$

Chicago, IL  |  800-760-3786

Jakacki Bag & Barrel is the largest nationwide dealer for 55 gallon drums. Since 1942, we have sold 55 gallon drums of all assortments. We emphasize high quality customer service & are dedicated to our drums. In addition to our drums, Jakacki Bag & Barrel offers an environmentally friendly drum disposal service. Contact us for more information on how we can help you with your barrel & drum needs.

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Jakacki Bag & Barrel, Inc. $$$

Dowagiac, MI  |  269-782-7417

Krook Container has been Southwest Michigan’s premier distributor of new, used and reconditioned steel drums, steel barrels, plastic drums, plastic barrels, and fiber drums and barrels for over 25 years. We also offer a wide range of new and reconditioned salvage drums and barrels (UN1A2/Y1.2/100). Contact us by phone, fax or email today for current prices, inventory and delivery rates!

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Krook Container, Inc. $$$

Mableton, GA  |  866-681-7048

Established in 1994 we have been a family owned and operated business ever since the beginning. Our staff boasts over eighty-five years of combined field industry experience and they are dedicated to putting all of that experience into each and every encounter that we are a part of in order to exceed customer expectation every time. To learn more about what we may be able to do for you visit our website today!

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Advance Drum Service, Inc. $$$

Alsip, IL  |  708-496-1696

Northern Container’s industrial packaging solutions include durable plastic, steel & fiber drums. As a stocking distributor of 15 to 55 gallon HDPE drums & 55 gallon steel drums, we offer safe, efficient, environmentally friendly solutions for hazardous & non-hazardous containment, storage & transportation.

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Northern Container $$$
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Thirty gallon plastic drums are both chemical and dent resistant, and, depending on the make, can meet stringent standards for chemical compatibility with hazardous and non-hazardous materials. The strength and rigidity of these drums allow for easy handling and low shipping costs. They also save warehouse space because they are stackable and can be stored outside without fear of rusting or deterioration. What's more, the use of 30 gallon plastic drums decreases a company's overall packaging costs because the drums are reusable.

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Plastic drums can be open top or closed top, with open tops having the option of a quick lock lid. Polyethylene can be dyed different colors, so, in that area, manufacturers have a few options as well. Most commonly, 30 gallon plastic drums are blue, though they can also be manufactured naturally. Natural drums are clear, which allows for easy viewing of the drum's contents.

Pigmentation may be employed to differentiate between drum contents. For example, a drum can be red, to indicate that its contents are distinct from the others. The recommended liner for 30 gallon plastic drums is the round bottom liner. Round bottom liners, which meet FDA and USDA standards, are made from clear, low-density polyethylene plastic and shape themselves to the drum, which creates a seal without forming gathers in the creases.

These drums are useful for a wide range of applications, including food and storage, along with the storage and transportation of various agricultural and industrial chemicals, foods, cleaning compounds, greases, lubricants, lubricant oils, hazardous wastes, powdered and granular materials, USDA and FDA regulated products.

Additionally, 30 gallon plastic drums may be used at parks or in public spaces for garbage disposal or recycling. A customer may even order plastic recycling lids to convert his or her drum into a receptacle appropriate for festivals, carnivals and other crowded outdoor events. These may also be used by survivalists to store materials or collect rain.

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