55 Gallon Barrels

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55 gallon barrels, commonly called 55 gallon drums come in various sizes and material. The most common are made of steel, plastic and fibre. The standard size of barrels and drums is 55 gallons, but there also are 40 gallon, 30 gallon and 20 gallon size barrels and drums.

55 gallon barrels and drums are commonly used for hazardous waste removal, oil and petroleum products, various chemicals and paints. But did you know that they could be used for rain collection, storing pet foods, storing various items in the garage and many people use them for burning or storing trash or household waste.

When you are looking to purchase 55 gallon barrels or drums you will need to have answers to a few questions ready first. You will be asked if the barrels or drums that you are looking for is for a hazardous or flammable product, new or reconditioned, closed head drum or an open head, what size you are looking for, any specific color, whether you are looking for steel, plastic or fibre and the quantity of barrels and drums that you are looking for.

Quality 55 gallon barrels and drums can be purchased at very competitive prices from Container Distributors, Inc. Their first rate customer service will aid you with any and all of your container questions that you may have. Check out their site or call them at


Container Distributors, Inc. established in 1993 also offers many other industrial containers: IBC totes, cubic yard boxes, 55 gallon plastic drums, buckets and pails, 85 gallon salvage or overpack drums and many barrel and drum related items. Container Distributors, Inc. has supplied companies like Chrysler, Boeing, Kennedy Space Center, Goodyear and many government agencies.

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