What are drum liners?

What are drum liners?

Drum liners are a great way to protect your steel, plastic or fibre drums when you’re using them to store or transport goods and materials. They come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and materials, so deciding which is best for your needs can be a challenge.

What are drum liners made of?

Low Density Polyethylene
Low Density Polyethylene construction unless otherwise noted. Rigid Drum Liners are constructed from seamless polyethylene unless otherwise noted. Rigid liners make disposing of materials easy, plus they help keep our environment cleaner by ensuring the maximum recovery of product.

What is fiber drum?

Fibre drums are versatile storage cylinders constructed from fibreboard, a material that is similar in look to cardboard but is much stronger and more durable. They have a fibre cylindrical body but will usually have a solid, removable lid that can be produced from plastic or steel.

Are drums waterproof?

They might be manufactured from cardboard, but fibre drums are UN rated, weatherproof and fantastically protective. That makes fibre drums surprisingly durable and well suited to meeting an impressive range of industrial needs.

How many gallons fit in a drum?

The exact capacity varies by manufacturer, purpose, or other factors. Standard drums have inside dimensions of 572 millimetres (22.5 in) diameter and 851 millimetres (33.5 in) height. These dimensions yield a volume of about 218.7 litres (57.8 US gal; 48.1 imp gal), but they are commonly filled to about 200 litres.

Why is it called a 55 gallon drum?

Rockefeller’s Standard Oil, in 1905 Nellie Bly designed a solution to the crummier containers. The unit “barrel” was still 42 gallons while the container was 55, so the 55 gallon steel drum kept being pushed farther and farther away from the industry that invented it.

Is drums made of animal skin?

What is a drum skin made of? Despite the word “skin” in the name, drum skins (also known as drumheads) are rarely made of animal skin. A synthetic material is almost always used for drum skins intended for the drum kit.