This is a 58 gallon fiber drum with a galvanized steel cover designed for hot flow applications. With a steel cover top and bottom, this fiber drum can be opened from both sides. Hot flo drums are a popular choice in the chemical industry, being able to hold up to 550 pounds of material. This drum has a maximum hold temperature of 200°F (37.78° C) and a maximum fill temperature between 330 and 350° F. The fiber drum is made of a strong kraft material to hold heat and is ideal for packing hotmelts, compounds and dry food products. It can hold both solid and semi-liquid products, with the cover easily removable for an simple pour. There is a silicone lining, a fiber liner near the bottom and a gasket.

Key Benefits:

  • Made of strong kraft fiber
  • Ideal for high viscosity and high temperature products
  • Galvanized steel cover on top and bottom
  • 550 lb load capacity
  • 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.

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Capacity58 gal.
FDA CompliantYes
Dimensions22-1/2" Dia. (Inside) x 33-1/2" H (Inside) x 34-1/2" H (Outside)
Weight21 lbs.
Pallet Pack8 ea.
Pallet Dimensions48" L x 48" W x 78" H
Pallet Weight168 lbs.
Country of ManufactureUnited States
Drum Capacity (lbs.)550 lb.
Cover MaterialSteel
Q & A
Customer Questions
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.
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