Steel Drum with Dual UN Ratings for Both Liquids and Solids

We stock a 55 gallon open head carbon steel drum with dual UN ratings for both liquids and solids.  Specifications of the drum are as follows:

  • 3 U.S. style body beads
  • 1.1mm (18 gauge) steel body and bottom
  • 1.3mm (16 gauge) steel cover with 5/8 EPDM gasket
  • Interior unlined (rust inhibitor only)
  • Exterior black body with a white cover
  • Lid held on by bolt ring
  • Dual UN Rating of UN1A2/X422/S & UN1A2/Y1.5/100

This drum is rated for Packing Group I  (X) for solids and Packing Group II (Y)  for liquids.  This rating is for hazardous product.  The drum may also be used for non-hazardous product.

Explanation of the solid rating:

  • UN = United Nations
  • 1 = Drum
  • A = Steel
  • 2 = Open Head
  • X = Packing Group I (can also be used for Packing Groups II & III)
  • 422 = Maximum gross mass the container has been tested to hold (The drum plus it’s contents)
  • S = Solids

Explanation of the liquid rating:

  • UN = United Nations
  • 1 = Drum
  • A = Steel
  • 2 = Open Head
  • Y = Packing Group II (can also be used for Packing Group III)
  • 1.5 = Maximum specific gravity of the liquid the container has been tested to hold
  • 100 = Maximum hydrostatic pressure the container has been tested to hold for 5 minutes

 

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Author: Gail

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