Drums and barrels help store and transport various materials and resources. They are being worldwide including industries, food services, waste management, and healthcare places. As its function falls under various sectors which mean there isn’t one particular size that solves all the problems. Instead, there are several types available made of different materials and design each to serve a different purpose. So that people find it more usable and suitable according to their needs. Such are the facilities rendered by SD Drums & Barrels.
Types of Drums or barrels –
- Plastic Drum –
Plastic drums are most commonly used because they can be used for a wide variety of materials. It is made of HDPE (high-density polyethylene) which makes it resistant to high and low pH contents and makes it perfect for storing hazardous as well as non-hazardous solid or liquid materials. They are leakproof. The way they are constructed makes them UV resistant which decreases the chances of damage to the content inside by heat or light. If properly maintained and cleaned they can be reused again and again because of which a lot of money can be saved. The drums which are tightly fastened on the top are perfect for storing and transporting liquid materials as it makes sure that there is no spillage or accidental opening on the way.
- Steel Drum –
These drums are made of steel and constructed in such a way that it is highly indestructible and pretty much impervious. These are the best for storing and transporting materials that are toxic and hazardous. Their durability makes sure that the materials of contents have proper protection as they won’t easily crack or tear, bend while conveyance. They also give protection against fire damage. They can be easily stacked in smaller places and when the drum reaches the end of its lifespan, it can be e easily recycled.
- Fibre Drum –
These drums are eco-friendly and hard-wearing because they can naturally degrade over time. So they can be easily recycled when they come to the end of their lifespan. Fibre drums can be e easy to move around as they are lightweight, because of which it is more affordable to ship materials.
This makes the life of many people easier and convenient as there is a wide range of options of drums or barrels to store or transport anything.