Specifications
This 5 gallon HDPE plastic round tight head pail features a movable handle. This round container is suitable for storing liquids, paints, adhesives, additives, chemicals, and more. Its durable HDPE construction provides good chemical and impact resistance. UN rated for storing and transporting liquid hazardous materials.

Key benefits:

  • HDPE has good chemical and impact resistance
  • UN rated UN1H1/Y1.8/100
  • 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.

Additional Information

More Information
Capacity 5 gal.
Color Natural
Material HDPE
Label Panel Dimensions 35.7356" W x 9" H (100% wrap)
Weight 2.805 lbs.
Case Pack 36 ea.
Case Dimensions 48" L x 40" W x 50" H
Pallet Pack 72 ea. (2 Cases)
Pallet Dimensions 48" L x 40" W x 94" H
Country of Manufacture United States
Closure Tight Head (Closed)
Fittings 70 mm
UN Rating Liquid UN1H1/Y1.8/100
Q & A
Customer Questions
What can plastic tight head round containers store?
Because all of The Cary Company’s tight head containers are made of FDA-approved high density polyethylene (HDPE), plastic tight head round containers are great for storing liquids for consumption as well as industrial agents such as chemicals or additives.
Can I store gasoline in this plastic tight head round container?
We cannot confirm that this container can safely store diesel and gasoline for extended periods. We do offer Type I and Type II metal and poly safety cans that are specifically designed to store flammable liquids (like gasoline). These cans provide the proper ventilation for flammables and are made to withstand the corrosive effects of these liquids. Please note our disclaimer, which states that "[w]e 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."
What kind of accessories do you offer for plastic tight head round containers?
How many cubic feet in a 5 gallon pail?
The simple conversion of measurement of 5 gallons is 0.803 cubic feet. However, this is for the nominal capacity of the pail. The actual (overflow) capacity of a pail can vary from model to model. To calculate the full volume in cubic feet, for cylinder pails, you need to multiply π (3.14) x the pail radius (in feet) x the pail height (in feet). To calculate the volume for square pails, multiply the pail's length x width x height (in feet).
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.
Do you offer labeling services?
Yes, we offer design services, as well as in-mold labeling, screen printing, label printing and application services. You can request a quote from our design team by calling 630.629.6600 or emailing Sales@TheCaryCompany.com. For more information regarding the services we offer, please go to our Design Services page. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company.
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