Specifications
The 56W15W is a new UN Rated white 15 gallon tight head round plastic drum with 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 ° and low temperature is 0 °. The 56W15W closed head storage drum features drain vents molded in the top with a 2" & 3/4" NPS bung openings with NPT Plugs & EPDM gaskets. FDA food grade approved and DOT certified.

Key benefits:
  • FDA approved
  • Moveable handle on top of drum
  • UN Rated
  • Proudly Made in the USA

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 White
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
Are tight head plastic drums food grade?
Reconditioned drums are not typically FDA-approved for food grade. Our new tight head plastic drums are FDA approved for food or pharmaceutical storage.
What are tight head plastic drums typically used for?
Tight head plastic drum applications include storing and transporting chemicals, food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, waste, dyes, pigment, soaps, detergents, and many more commercial uses. Many of the tight head drums available from The Cary Company are UN rated for the safe storage, handling and transportation of hazardous materials.
How do I open this tight head drum?
For a tight head plastic drum, the cover cannot be removed. To get to the contents from inside, remove the drum fittings also known as plugs or bungs.
Can I use a heating blanket or band on this tight head plastic drum?
Yes, we have heating bands specifically designed to heat plastic drums.
Can you ship internationally? Where are you located?
The Cary Company online ordering platform is only set up to ship within the United States. For international shipments, please contact us at 630.629.6600 or Sales@thecarycompany.com, and we will be happy to process your order. Our main warehouse and office are located in Addison, Ill. We also have warehouses in across the United States that you can see here. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company.
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