Specifications
Made from 304 stainless steel, our food-grade open head 5 gallon stainless steel drums are an ideal solution for food applications and products requiring drum purity and compatibility of materials, depending on their composition. Due to unique properties, these drums can outperform carbon steel drums in terms of corrosion resistance, tensile strength and reusability. Great for the CBD industry and similar applications, these drums include a FDA-complaint EPDM rubber gasket and adhesive with a lever lock closure.

Key benefits:
  • 22/22/22 body, bottom and lid
  • Lever style locking ring is carbon steel and painted gray/white
  • EPDM rubber gasket and adhesive are compliant with FDA 177.26 for incidental food contact
  • Great for high-purity applications in the CBD industry & more
  • Proudly Made in the USA

Material:

Stainless steel 304 (SS304) has excellent corrosion resistance and weldability. SS304 has an oxidation resistance of 1600°F for intermittent service and 1690°F for continuous service. We have a collection of stainless steel 304 drums, power drill mixers, and filter vessels. Stainless steel 304 products, such as pans and cooking tools are common household products that people use on a daily basis.

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.

Additional Information

More Information
Capacity5 gal.
ColorStainless Steel
MaterialStainless Steel (304)
FDA CompliantYes
Dimensions11.25" Inner Dia. x 11.75" Inside Pack Height
Weight7 lbs.
Pallet Pack64 ea.
Pallet Dimensions48" L x 48" W x 66" H
Country of ManufactureUnited States
ConditionNew
ClosureCover w/Lever Lock Ring Closure
Steel Thickness0.8/0.8/0.8 (Top/Body/Bottom)
Steel Gauge22/22/22 (Top/Body/Bottom)
FittingsNone
GasketEPDM Rubber Gasket
Q & A
Customer Questions
Do you have a stainless steel drum like this with a handle?
Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately, this food-grade stainless steel drum is not available with a handle. If you would like further assistance with finding a drum more suited to your needs, please contact our sales department by phone at 630.629.6600 or email: Sales@TheCaryCompany.com. . Thank you for choosing The Cary Company.
What is a stainless steel drum?
Made of corrosion-resistant 304 stainless steel, our stainless steel drums offer an ideal solution for products requiring drum purity and compatibility of materials, depending on their composition. Due to unique properties, these drums can outperform carbon steel drums in terms of corrosion resistance, tensile strength and reusability. Drums are offered with either a bolt-ring or lever lock closure. Drums made of 316 stainless-steel are also available.
What is 304 Stainless Steel?
Comprised of iron, nickel, chromium and other metals, 304 Stainless Steel offers excellent corrosion resistance and weldability. Easy to maintain, hygienic and highly durable, this alloy offers an oxidation resistance of 1600°F (871°C) for intermittent service and 1690°F (921°C) for continuous service. We have a collection of stainless steel 304 drums, power drill mixers and filter vessels.
What are stainless steel drums used for?
Stainless steel drums are perfect for products like beverages, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, or dry goods such as grains or powders. Stainless steel drums are often used for aging beer and wine. Additionally, stainless steel can withstand multiple cleaning cycles, harsh cleaners and temperature extremes, which makes it a hygienic material for these applications.
Are stainless steel drums food grade?
Yes, our new stainless-steel drums are FDA approved for food or pharmaceutical storage.
What sizes of open head stainless steel drums do you carry?
Our most common size of open head stainless steel drum is 55-gallon capacity. However, we also offer various sizes of open head stainless steel drums ranging from 4- up to 85-gallon capacities.
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