This Rieke PPA-57 drum plug features a GK-97W gasket and a PV-TFE-1 vent for tamper evidence. The plug is made of high density polyethylene (HDPE) for durability and chemical resistance. This plastic drum plug incorporates "easy start" threads for quicker engagement. It also satisfies 178.605 PKG group hydrostatic testing requirements.

Key benefits:

  • Provides tamper evident protection
  • HDPE has good impact and chemical resistance
  • Promotes reconditioning and reuse of the containers
  • Suitable for use with 15, 30 and 55 gallon drums


High-Density Polyethylene PlasticHigh density polyethylene (HDPE ) is the most commonly used resin. This economical plastic has good impact and chemical resistance, is naturally translucent and flexible. It is 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.


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.

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Neck Width2"
Drum TypePoly Drums
Case Pack500 ea.
Pallet Pack9000 ea.
Pallet Weight270 lbs.
Case Dimensions16" L x 16" W x 15" H
ModelRieke® PPA-57
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Sean S.   published 02/22/2023 following an order made on 01/31/2023


Great parts