• open top drums

    above 70 litres capacity.

    Our open top drums are manufactured to British Standards and some of these meet the requirements of UN Group 1 Solids or UN Group II Liquids.


    VIEW OPEN TOP DRUMS

  • large tight head drums

    above 70 litres capacity.

    The tight head drum is a convenient container for transporting liquids.

    We manufacture them to British Standards and meet the performance requirements of UN Groups I, II or III.


    VIEW LARGE TIGHT HEAD DRUMS

  • Powder Lacquered drums

    from 205 litres in capacity.

    The powder lacquer plant installed at Metal Drum was the first in the UK and only the second in Europe.


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  • small tight head drums

    below 70 litres capacity.

    These drums are for carrying liquids, they are manufactured to British Standards and many meet the requirements for UN Group I and II.


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  • kegs

    below 70 litres capacity.

    A keg is a small open top drum that is a suitable container for transporting powders, pastes and semi-solids such as dye stuffs.


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  • Interrupted Chimb Drums

    below 70 litres capacity.

    The interrupted chimb drum (IC) is a tight head drum with a specially designed self-draining top to prevent the accumulation of liquids.  It is frequently used for liquids, fertilisers, edible oils and chemicals.

    VIEW IC DRUMS

the metal drum company

For over 50 years The Metal Drum Company have been manufacturing steel containers for the petro-chemical, resin and paint, dye stuff and construction industries. Our products range in size from 5 to 230 litres. Find out more about us here.

quality assurance

We operate exacting and thorough quality systems at both of our sites and these are approved in accordance with standard BS EN ISO 9001. At our Chilton site we also operate a Package Test Centre. Find out more about our quality assurance here.

accreditations

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