Specifications
This reconditioned 55 gallon fiber drum is lightweight, durable and can be used for transporting and storing various products including powdered or granulated chemicals. This container comes with a compatible cover to safely secure drum contents. Available in various colors and with various covers, these drums are not safe for food products or any consumable goods.

Key benefits:

  • Lightweight yet durable
  • Full open top allows for easy filling and dispensing
  • Comes with compatible cover
  • Ideal for granular or powdered chemicals
  • Not recommended for food products

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
Capacity55 gal.
ColorMixed
MaterialFiber
DimensionsVarious
Pallet Pack8 ea.
Pallet Dimensions48" L x 48" W x 76" H
ConditionReconditioned
Drum Capacity (lbs.)458 lb.
Cover MaterialMixed
Q & A
Customer Questions
How tall is a 55 gallon drum?
The height of a 55 gallon drum ranges from 33" to 36-3/4" depending if it’s plastic, steel or fiber, open-head or tight-head. For specific information about this product, please view the specification sheet or contact us for more information.
How wide is a 55 gallon drum?
The width of a 55 gallon drum ranges from 21" to 24-1/2" in diameter depending if it’s plastic, steel or fiber, open-head or tight-head. For specific information about this product, please view the specification sheet or contact us for more information.
How much does a 55 gallon drum weigh?
The weight varies on the material, style and dimensions of a drum. The weight of a 55 gallon drum can range from 22 lbs. to 44 lbs. or more. For specific information about this product, please view the specification sheet or contact us for more information.
How are 55 gallon drums shipped?
The Cary Company ships LTL (Less Than Truckload) or Truckloads on 55 gallon or larger drums.
What 55 gallon drum quantities can ship UPS?
55 gallon drums cannot be shipped by UPS. Sizes less than 55 gallons in small quantities may be shipped by UPS.
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 much weight can this fiber drum hold?
Thank you for your question. This 55 gallon reconditioned fiber drum can hold 458 pounds. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company.
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