The 26W55F is a 55 gallon fiber drum with a steel cover and lever lock ring. Fiber drums are lightweight and durable, suitable for the pharmaceutical and food markets as well as other hygienic markets such as chemical products and powered or dry granular products. It is especially ideal for powdered or dry granular products. Fiber drums are also known for their full open tops, which allow for quick filling and dispensing. The 26W55F comes with a steel cover that can be secured with the included lever lock ring.

Key benefits:
  • Lightweight and durable
  • Made from virgin liner board
  • Economical and stackable
  • Lever lock ring accepts tamper-evident seal
  • FDA Compliant
  • Proudly Made in the USA


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
Capacity55 gal.
DimensionsInside: 21-1/2" Dia. x 34-1/2" H, Outside: 22-3/8" Dia. x 35-1/2" H
Weight17.305 lbs.
Pallet Pack8 ea.
Pallet Dimensions48" L x 48" W x 74" H
Country of ManufactureUnited States
Drum Capacity (lbs.)550 lb.
Cover MaterialSteel
Note:» View our entire 55 Gallon Drum selection.
*For quantities of 48 or more drums, please contact us for pricing and shipping rates.
*Tool may be required to open this drum.
Q & A
Customer Questions
What is the max. temp. allowed for the substance filling this drum?
Thank you for your inquiry. This drum is designed for dry or granular products. However, we have a wide selection of carbon steel, stainless steel and poly drums suitable for higher temperature applications that you can view here. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company.
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.
How wide is it in inches? How tall is it in inches?
Thank you for your question. The inside dimensions of this drum is 21-1/2" Dia. x 34-1/2" H; the outside dimensions are 22-3/8" Dia. x 35-1/2" H. For more information, please refer to the Additional Information section. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company.
We'd like to buy extra steel covers. Do you sell them separately?
Thank you for your inquiry. We do not sell the covers separately, only as a whole drum. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company!
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