15 Gallon  Plastic Drum Open-Top Tapered-Side

15 Gallon Plastic Drum Open-Top Tapered-Side

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15 Gallon Open-Top Tapered-Side Plastic Drum: The Optimal

Solution for Storage and Transportation
In the world of storage and transportation, efficiency and safety are paramount. The 15 Gallon Open-Top Tapered-Side Plastic Drum emerges as an impeccable solution, bringing together durability, convenience, and compliance with regulatory standards. This drum is not just a container; it's a testament to innovation in material handling.

Versatile and Dependable
Designed for a multitude of applications, this drum is ideal for storing and transporting chemicals, liquids, cosmetics, electronic parts, and more. The open-top design, accompanied by a lever-lock ring, ensures easy access while maintaining a secure closure. Its high-density polyethylene (HDPE) construction provides superior impact resistance, making it a reliable choice in diverse environments.

Lightweight and Economical
Weighing just 9 lbs, this plastic drum is significantly lighter than its steel counterparts, reducing shipping costs and easing manual handling. The drum's tapered design allows for economical transportation and storage, as empty drums can be nested without airlock, maximizing space efficiency.

Built for Safety and Compliance
The drum's construction meets the rigorous standards set by DOT/UN, UFC, NMFC, USDA, and FDA, ensuring safe and compliant use across various industries. It is BPA-free, aligning with health and safety concerns, especially for food and cosmetic storage.

Eco-Friendly and Durable
Made from recyclable HDPE, this drum supports sustainable practices. Its chemical resistance and lack of an inner liner eliminate contamination risks, enhancing its utility for sensitive materials. The patented bumper feature ensures the integrity of filled drums and facilitates reuse.

Customizable and User-Friendly
Available in blue, with customized color options, it caters to specific aesthetic requirements. Molded handholds simplify manual handling and dumping, while its compatibility with standard drum handling equipment underscores its versatility.

Long-term Investment
This 15-gallon drum, with its stackable and rustproof design, represents a long-term investment for businesses seeking reliability and cost-efficiency in their operations. It is an embodiment of strength, flexibility, and compliance, tailored for modern storage and transportation needs.

    Key Features
  • Capacity: 15 Gallon
  • Material: High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
  • Weight: 9 lbs
  • Dimensions: O.D. 14.9" x O.H. 27.4"
  • Usage: Suitable for chemicals, liquids, cosmetics, and more
  • Compliance: DOT/UN, UFC, NMFC, USDA, FDA

Additional Description
Maximizing Efficiency with the 15 Gallon Plastic Drum
The 15 Gallon Open-Top Tapered-Side Plastic Drum is not just a container; it's a versatile tool designed to streamline operations. Its lightweight design significantly reduces shipping costs and eases the burden of manual handling, making it a practical choice for various industrial applications.

Innovative Design for Enhanced Usability
Its open-top feature, paired with a secure lever-lock ring, provides easy access while maintaining the safety of its contents. The drum's blue color, with options for customization, ensures it fits seamlessly into different operational environments. Molded handholds are a thoughtful addition, simplifying manual handling and dumping processes.

Safety and Compliance at the Forefront
Adhering to stringent regulatory standards, this drum is BPA-free and FDA compliant, ensuring safe usage in food and cosmetic industries. Its chemical-resistant nature makes it a trustworthy choice for storing sensitive materials, further bolstered by its robust HDPE construction.

An Eco-Friendly and Durable Choice
Embracing environmental sustainability, this drum is made from recyclable materials. Its durability and lack of an inner liner make it a reusable and eco-friendly option, aligning with the increasing global focus on sustainability.

    Technical Description
  1. Type: Open Head
  2. UN Rating: 1H2/Y100/S and 1H2/X65/S
  3. Outer Diameter: 14 9/10"
  4. Inner Height: 27 4/10"
  5. Thickness: 105 Mil
  6. Features: Stackable, Rustproof, Dent-proof


  • Type: Open Head
  • UN Rating: 1H2/Y100/S and 1H2/X65/S
  • Outer Diameter: 14 9/10"
  • Inner Height: 27 4/10"
  • Thickness: 105 Mil
  • Features: Stackable, Rustproof, Dent-proof

Q & A's

Questions & Answers about 15 Gallon Plastic Drum Open-Top Tapered-Side

Question: What is the weight of the drum? By Tom M.
Answer: The drum weighs 9 lbs.
Question: Is the drum suitable for food storage? By Sarah F.
Answer: Yes, it is FDA-compliant and safe for food storage.
Question: Can the drums be stacked for storage? By Jake P.
Answer: Yes, they are stackable for convenient storage.
Question: What material is the drum made of? By Emily R.
Answer: It's made of high-density polyethylene (HDPE).
Question: Is this drum recyclable? By Alan K.
Answer: Yes, it is made from recyclable materials.
Question: Does the drum come in different colors? By Nancy T.
Answer: It's available in blue, with options for other colors.

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