A Complete Guide to: Drum Material (Carbon or Stainless Steel), Open & Tight Heads, Covers & Closures, Drum Gaskets, Fittings, Bungs, Flanges, Plugs, Linings & Liners, Steel Gauge, Rolling Hoops and Reinforcement Rings, UN Ratings, Colors and much more — Videos!
Guides & Information
The Cary Company offers various product lines and services to meet your needs. With so many different choices of styles and applications, it can be difficult to determine the best solution for you. These particular guides are intended to introduce and familiarize you with the products we offer. From different plastic types to closure liners and styles of bottles, we are here to help!
A quick guide to our complete selection of steel pails from selecting a lining to understanding UN ratings. Learn more about available capacities, colors and more! Steel pails are great for applications such as chemicals, solvents, adhesives, and other hazardous materials depending on the lining.
The Cary Company carries a large selection of plastic drums and barrels, including straight sided and taper sided (for nesting and stacking) styles. Plastic drums are available in open head (removable top) or tight head (sealed top with fittings) options and come in a variety of colors including black, blue, brown, gray, green, natural, orange, purple, red, white and yellow.
Developed as a set of standards, by the United Nations, UN ratings are essential for shipping or storing hazardous materials. The UN Rating is a series of number and letter codes that show what a container is regulated to handle. They determine this through a series of tests that all containers must undergo if they are to be UN Rated. Current UN Regulations are enforced by the D.O.T. It is up to the filler of the product to determine what UN Rating they need.
PET, HDPE, PVC, Polypropylene, Regrind, Reconditioned? What does it all mean? This guide will help you understand the difference between the plastics we offer, as well as key features and popular uses of each.
The world of bottles can be a daunting one. So many materials, shapes, and colors to chose from! In this guide you will find terminology, descriptions and various images to help you determine what will best suit your application.
Curious how to find the right cap for your threaded container? Cap and container manufacturers use a standardized naming convention to describe the opening and threading of their products. This guide will help you decipher these naming conventions and determine which caps will fit your container.
Sprayers are ideal for dispensing a wide variety of products, making them useful for countless industries include household cleaning, health and beauty, janitorial, gardening and more. For your sprayer to dispense product correctly, there are many factors you must consider. Is a trigger sprayer, a mister, or a fine mist sprayer the right option for your needs?
Any wine enthusiast knows that the development of a wine doesn’t stop when it’s bottled. Wines continue to mature and change until the moment the end user takes a sip. And with the careful deliberation many wine crafters take with the ingredients, the winemaking process and the bottle itself, it only makes sense to carefully consider the wine closure as well. Learn more about natural cork closures here.
The Cary Company carries a vast selection of tamper evident shrink bands and products in various sizes, colors and styles. Styles include Neck Bands, Roll Stock, Preforms, Combo Bands, and Shrink Sleeves. The high quality shrink film consist of PVC and PET-G materials, great for creating a tamper proof seal.
The Cary Company carries a large selection tamper evident products that will seal, protect, and keep harmful items away from unintended users. This guide will help you determine the best type of packaging you need to prevent it from being tampered with or in the hands of younger children.
If your product needs protection from leaking, evaporation or tampering, we’ve got you covered. Our family of closure liners offer a wide array of options. But what’s going to offer the best protection? This guide offers descriptions, popular uses and suggested applications for each liner.
The right packaging is important to make sure products safely get to where they need to be. Want to have the right packaging for your HazMat products and materials? This guide will go over the different HazMat Packaging options, the UN Ratings to look out for and how to comply with regulations.
Having the right box for your products can be a huge factor in how successful a purchase was. Whatever you’re shipping, you want to ensure products arrive safely to your customers. What is the best box strength for your product? This guide will help you determine why corrugated material is a great shipping option over traditional cardboard.
Industrial filter cartridges capture contaminants during liquid filtration in applications from quality assurance, product standardization, equipment protection, material recycling and more. How do you select the best industrial liquid filter cartridge for your application? This guide will help you find the best industrial filter cartridge that meets your liquid filtration system specifications at the lowest cost of operation.
With 25 years of experience in the the field, we know filters. Liquid filters are the most popular and with so many options, materials, micron sizes, and ring styles it can be a little confusing to figure out what best suits your needs. But don’t fret, because we are here to help! This guide offers a general overview of liquid filter bags as well as a guide to put together part numbers. If all else fails we are always here to help!