What is the Mil Thickness of Your Plastic Pails?

5 gallon buckets, 3.5 gallon buckets, spouted plastic covers, screw cap covers, teartab covers

When ordering plastic pails, you may want to know how thick they are or perhaps you have heard the term mil thickness.  A mil is a unit of thickness equal to one thousandth of an inch, therefore 90 mils would be equal to .09 inches or 90 one thousandths of an inch or 0.001 x 90.








1 Gallon White Easy Open Pail

Our 1 gallon white easy open pail is 60 mil.


1 Gallon Heavy Duty Pails

Our 1 gallon heavy duty pails are 60 mil.


2 Gallon Heavy Duty Pails

Our 2 gallon heavy duty pails are 65 mil.


2.5 Gallon Light Duty Pails

Our 2.5 gallon light duty pails are 50 mil.




3.5 Gallon – 6.5 Gallon Heavy Duty Pails

Our 3.5 gallon through 6.5 gallon heavy duty pails are 90 mil.

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3.5 Gallon and 5 Gallon White Twist & Lock Pail

Our 3.5 gallon and 5 gallon twist and lock pails are 90 mil.

4.25 Gallon Light Duty Pail

Our 4.25 gallon light duty pail is 65 mil.


5 Gallon White Or Grey Pails UN Rated for Liquids

Our 5 gallon white or grey UN liquid pails are 90  mil.






Categories: plastic pails

Author: Gail

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