Specifications
This 17.5 gallon fiber drum includes a fiber cover with a lever lock ring closure. Fiber drums are lightweight and durable, suitable for industries ranging from pharmaceutical markets to food. This drum, which can handle loads up to 150 lbs., is especially suited to hold powdered or dry granular products. Fiber drums are also known for their full open tops, which allow for quick filling and dispensing. Made of recyclable materials, this drum resists bacterial and fungal growth, temperature extremes as well as axial and radial stress.

Key benefits:

  • Lightweight and durable
  • Handles loads up to 150 lbs.
  • Economical and stackable
  • Drum material resists bacteria and fungi, temperature extremes, and axial and radial stress
  • Cost-effective packaging option
  • Made of recyclable material
  • 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.

Additional Information

More Information
Capacity 17.5 gal.
Color Kraft
Material Fiber
FDA Approved Yes
Dimensions 16.375" Dia. x 22.5" H (outside)
Weight 7.3 lbs.
Pallet Pack 32 ea.
Pallet Dimensions 48" L x 48" W x 90 " H
Pallet Weight 233.6 lbs.
Country of Manufacture United States
Condition New
Drum Capacity (lbs.) 150 lb.
Closure Cover w/Lever Lock Ring Closure
Q & A
Customer Questions
What is a lever lock closure on this fiber drum and how does it work?
The lever lock ring is tamper-evident and helps keep the contents secure. Simply place the ring around the drum and close the lever to seal. To open, lift the lever to release.
Are fiber drums food grade?
Yes, our new fiber drums are FDA approved for food or pharmaceutical storage.
What are fiber drums made of?
New fiber drums are made of virgin Kraft liner board and are FDA-approved for food.
What are fiber drums typically used for?
Fiber drums are most commonly used for storing and transporting dry products in food and pharmaceutical industries. However, The Cary Company also offers liquid-pak fiber drums designed for holding liquids. We also offer UN rated fiber drums for the safe storage, handling and transportation of hazardous materials. Fiber drums can also be used for the disposal of fluorescent lights.
Can fiber drums be reused?
Reconditioned fiber drums can be reused but are not FDA-approved for food or pharmaceutical storage.
Can fiber drums store liquids?
Our liquid-pak fiber drums can store liquid and semi-liquid applications.
What conditions can fiber drums withstand?
Fiber drums are robust and durable. Fiber drums can withstand bad weather and harsh conditions.
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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