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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.
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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.

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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. We pride ourselves on our knowledgeable customer service staff, timely deliveries, and wide range of in-stock items.

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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.

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Jakacki Bag & Barrel, Inc. $$$

Secaucus, NJ  |  800-526-3786

Your 24/7 one source solution for all your industrial container needs. We are stocking distributors of 1 through 550 gallon containers. UN Approved Packaging, including Plastic Drums, Steel Drums, Plastic Pails & Buckets, Stainless Steel & Plastic Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC’s), Lined Steel Cans & more. N.P.S. is unmatched in customer service; all items are in stock for on time deliveries.

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National Packaging Services, Inc. $$$

High Point, NC  |  800-334-7109

Since 1977, MegaChem has been distributing a wide range of pails, cans, drums, bottles and jugs to various industries. Some of our quality products include 55 gallon drums, steel drums, plastic drums, 55 gallon plastic drums, steel pails, plastic pails, tin cans and more.

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MegaChem, Inc. $$$

Ontario, CA  |  909-591-2929

B. Stephen Cooperage specializes in reconditioned drums ranging anywhere from 5 to 330 gallons and have been supplying the Western United States for the past 65 years. We are working with the biggest names in the hazardous waste industry today, have an ample amount of inventory, and can delivery at your earliest convenience. Call us to get more information about our competitive pricing.

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B. Stephen Cooperage Inc. $$$
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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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