Plastic drums

Drums are among the largest packaging for food and chemical products with hazardous materials approvals. The plastic drums are made of high molecular weight PE-HD. The bung drum, also called L-ring drum, is best suited for filling with liquids and solids. The lid is firmly attached to the barrel and filling or removal of liquids is possible through two openings on the top.

Guide for plastic drums

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Drums with UN approval for hazardous materials

If plastic drums are used for the packaging of hazardous goods, the drums must be tested and provided with a UN marking. Depending on the transport route and type, the hazardous goods drums must comply with different regulations. Discover our guide with all important questions and answers about hazardous goods packaging and UN approvals.


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Food grade plastic drums

Plastic drums used as food packaging must be food safe or food compliant. The drums must meet certain legal requirements to ensure that they are not harmful to health. Discover our guide with all the important questions and answers about food-safe packaging.