Specifications
This is a 55 gallon TIH (PIH) Toxic by Inhalation carbon steel overpack drum with a bolt ring closure. Known for its thickness and strength, this open head TIH overpack drum provides strong outer packaging protection. It has an EPDM rubber gasket and a bolt ring, which is a closure ring that holds the cover on to the body of the container by encompassing the cover and the top of the container in a groove. This ring is then tightened by a bolt that pulls the ends of the rings together. The TIH drum has been tested at 1A2/X plus 15 psi hydrostatic pressure per CFR 49 and complies with domestic and international regulations. Buy these TIH overpack drums today and save money with wholesale pricing.

Key Benefits:
  • UN Rated and tested to help ensure safe shipping of hazardous materials
  • Open-head design and removable lid offer full, convenient access
  • UN Solid: 1A2/X440/S, UN Liquid: 15 psi
  • Content: UN Solids, liquids, dual and T-rated
  • Bolt ring closure and EPDM gasket

Material:

Carbon steel (CS) is metal alloy that is made of iron and carbon. It is known as a cost-effective alloying material. There are four types of carbon steel that vary in strength level: low carbon steel, medium carbon steel, high carbon steel, and very high carbon steel. Engine parts, car body panels, and select knives are made of carbon steel. The Cary Company also has carbon steel IBC tanks, filter vessels, and drums that work well with many liquids.

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

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Capacity 55 gal.
Color Black
Material Carbon Steel
Dimensions 22.50" Dia. x 32.8" H (Inside) / 23" Dia. x 34.7" H (Outside)
Weight 60 lbs.
Pallet Pack 8 ea.
Pallet Dimensions 48" L x 48" W x 74" H
Country of Manufacture United States
Condition New
Closure Cover w/Bolt Ring Closure
Steel Thickness 1.5/1.5/1.5 (Top/Body/Bottom)
Fittings None
Gasket EPDM Rubber Gasket
UN Rating Solid UN1A2/X430/S
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 does this TIH overpack drum store?
TIH overpack drums store toxic or poisonous by inhalation packaging for later disposal and can handle damaged or leaking containers of hazardous material.
Does this TIH overpack drum come with a cover?
This TIH overpack drum is open head and has a fully removable cover that is secured with a bolt ring
What is a bolt ring closure on this TIH overpack drum and how does it work?
A bolt-ring closure is a ring that holds the cover on to the body of the container by encompassing the cover and the top of the container in a groove. This ring is then tightened by a bolt that pulls the ends of the rings together.
What material is this TIH overpack drum made of?
This open head drum is made of carbon steel making it a strong and durable container for storing and transporting a variety of contents. These drums can often be reused. We also offer both lined and unlined open head steel as well as
What type of Salvage drum do I need for my hazardous materials?

Each salvage drum is tested and rated to meet or exceed UN performance requirements for either Packing Group III, II or I hazardous materials. Additionally, these containers, as well as their cushioning materials, must be compatible with the hazardous material in the primary container.

Are Salvage drums DOT certified?

Yes, salvage drums are regulated by the DOT as containers to be used once product is in transport. The UN rating required for salvage drums to hold potentially hazardous goods is determined by DOT.

How many times may I use this Salvage drum?
Salvage drums are designed for a single transport.
What size Salvage drum is needed for a 55-gallon drum?
Since the Salvage drum must be larger than the container it’s holding, 55-gallon drums typically need an 85-gallon Salvage drum to ensure the primary drum will fit in the Salvage drum.
Should a steel salvage drum be used for a steel primary container?
Most users typically use a steel salvage drum for a steel drum or pail.
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