There are several categories of containers which fit into the metal can category. Please choose the area that most accurately describes the container type you are looking for.
Tin plate metal cans
The tin cans category would include the following styles.
Our metal paint cans are stocked in sizes ranging from 1/4 pint to 1 gallon. We also stock an Imperial gallon(5 quarts) paint can.
Cans are availble lined our unlined. Gallons sizes are stocked with and without ears. Ears are the welded notches that wire bail handles are attached to.
Wire bail handles are supplied with all "with ears" gallon paint cans.
Slip Cover cans are straight sided metal cans which have a slip over cover. Holiday cookie Tinplates are an example of slip cover cans.
F Style cans are retangular metal cans which are accessible via a screw cap. Paint thinners and simlar product are typically found packed in F Style cans.
Sizes range from 1/2 pint to 1 gallon. Our half gallon and gallon F Style cans have handles.
Large Metal Cans / Steel Pails
The steel pail category would include the following styles.
The term closed head, closed top or tite head refers to the top of the pail being fixed and only accessible through an opening which is typically 2 inches or 3/4 inches in diameter (some styles have both size openings). Sizes range from 1 to 7 gallons and are available lined or unlined.
Our lined closed head pails are stocked in epoxy-phenolic blend linings and straight phenolic linings.
The term open head or open top refers to the top of the pail being completely open. The cover of the pail is secured to the pail body with a ring that has a nut and bolt or lever-lock mechanism. Some cover styles have lugs which are crimped down around the sides of the pail thus elimating the need for a separate ring type closure. Sizes range from 2 to 6.5 gallons and are available lined or unlined.
Our lined open head pails are stocked in epoxy-phenolic blend linings and straight phenolic linings.