Part # : 56W15D

15 Gallon Blue Tight Head Plastic Drum, UN Rated, 2" & 3/4" Fittings

Part # : 56W15D

15 Gallon Blue Tight Head Plastic Drum, UN Rated, 2" & 3/4" Fittings

This UN Rated blue 15 gallon tight head round plastic drum features a moveable handle. This drum is made of industrial strength high molecular weight polyethylene (HMWPE) plastic similar to HDPE but more durable, with extra thick walls to provide superior performance and long lasting durability. The seamless construction of this closed head drum is suitable for outdoor use.
  • Quantity Qty Price
  • 1 $46.000 ea.
  • 8 $43.130 ea.
  • 16 $38.880 ea.
  • 36 $34.640 ea.
  • 72 $30.350 ea.
  • Pallet Pack: 36 ea.
Quantities above 36 should be in even increments of 36.
  • Quantity Qty Price
  • 1 $46.000 ea.
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Specifications
This UN Rated blue 15 gallon tight head round plastic drum features a moveable handle. This drum is made of industrial strength high molecular weight polyethylene (HMWPE) plastic similar to HDPE but more durable, with extra thick walls to provide superior performance and long lasting durability. The seamless construction of this closed head drum is suitable for outdoor use. High temperature is 140° F and low temperature is 0° F (60° C and -18° C). This closed head storage drum features drain vents molded in the top with a 2" & 3/4" NPS bung openings with NPT Plugs & EPDM gaskets.

Key benefits:
  • FDA food grade approved and DOT certified
  • High mechanical strength
  • Low water absorption
  • High abrasion resistance
  • Proudly Made in the USA

Material:

High-Density Polyethylene PlasticHigh density polyethylene (HDPE ) is the most commonly used resin. This economical plastic has good impact resistance, is naturally translucent, flexible and typically used for personal care products such as shampoo bottles. Adding color will give HDPE an opaque look that will result in an increase in weight and rigidness. We have a variety of these rigid and tough high density polyethylene products in stock, from containers, pails, bottles, caps, tubs and jugs. HDPE works well in below freezing temperatures. HDPE heat compatibility varies. Maximum fill temperature is generally around 145°F; however, testing is recommended with your specific product and application.

Disclaimer:

This information has been provided as a general guide. It is the customer's responsibility to select the proper container for product and application compatibility. The Cary Company does hereby disclaim any and all warranties, expressed or implied, including any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use. We are not responsible for consequential damages arising from customer's selection and use of containers, container and label dimensions, and/or closures supplied by us.

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Capacity 15 gal.
Color Blue
Material HMWPE
FDA Approved Yes
Dimensions 14-3/16" Dia. x 26-1/4" H
Weight 7 lbs.
Case Dimensions 15" L x 15" W x 27" H
Pallet Pack 36 ea.
Pallet Dimensions 48" L x 48" W x 85" H
Pallet Weight 224 lbs.
Country of Manufacture United States
Condition New
Closure Tight Head (Closed)
Fittings 2" NPT & 3/4" NPT
UN Rating Liquid UN1H1/Y1.8/100
Q & A
Customer Questions
Can this drum hold fuel?
Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, this drum can store fuel, but it is not recommended to store fuel for extended periods of time. Two alternatives for this purpose are Part #56W15N, 15 Gallon Natural Tight Head Plastic Drum, UN Rated, 2" & 3/4" Fittings, and Part #56W15W, 15 Gallon White Tight Head Plastic Drum, UN Rated, 2" & 3/4" Fittings. Both are UN rated and DOT certified. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company.
What are the torque specs for the bungs on this plastic tight head drum?
The plug or cap is inserted into the appropriate opening and screwed down “hand tight” until the gasket is in contact with the sealing surface. A torque wrench capable of applying the proper torque to the fitting as specified by the closing instructions following is then used to tighten the plug or cap until it reaches the pre-set torque as indicated by a release or click. These wrenches should be calibrated at least annually. All non-removable head, UN 1H1, and 1H1W Plastic Drums, 49 CFR § 178.509(a)(1), 15 gallon to 65 gallon nominal capacity supplied with plug or screw cap closures with gaskets must be closed for shipment using only the closures and gaskets supplied and specified in the design qualification test for the drum as indicated below: 2" NPS solid and vented: EPDM; Buna; FPM; 20-25 ft.-lbs. and 3/4" NPS solid and vented: EPDM; Silicone; FPM 6-9 ft.-lbs. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company.
If not topped off, will this tight-head drum survive the expansion forces from the water freezing? Is this container suitable for outdoor use?
Thank you for your inquiry. This drum offers a temperature range of 140° F to 0° F (60° C to -18° C). It is suitable for outdoor use down to 0° F (-18° C). Thank you for your interest in The Cary Company.
Do you sell boxes and other shipping materials to ship my products once they’re packaged?
We offer a variety of boxes, bags, wrap and other products that you may need to ship your products through retail chains or directly to customers.
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