Steel drum is specially used hazardous substance transporting.
Steel drum is usually made of carbon steel or stainless steel. The drums can be lined for added corrosion resistance. The thickness of metal is important for intended use. Thicker drums are used shipping hazardous liquids because thicker drums are stronger than thinner drums. Most drums fall in the range of 0.9 – 1.5 mm thick.
The drums can be open-head or closed-head. The open-heads are used in situations where frequent addition or extraction of the contents occurs. Closed-head drums are typically used with lower viscosity liquids.
The drums meet packaging expectations for food, chemical and petroleum chemical industries. Especially, it is important in hazardous substance transport operations.
It is impermeable because of it is applied seam welding. Especially, in hazardous substance transporting, impermeable is very important. So, seam welding is very critical operation in production line and absolutely leak test must be applied.
Steel drums can be different colors and different sizes. Customers can decide color and drum sizes determined according to the intended use.