In 2023, we’ve seen a rise in demand from businesses that need to ship liquid commodities and people that’s starting their own pressure washing business, a garden or storing water for farm animals. This has led to an increase of demand for IBC totes and 55-gallon drums. In this article we will discuss the benefits of these recycled items.
What does IBC stand for tote?
IBC is the abbreviation for Intermediate Bulk Containers. IBC totes capacities are 275 and 330 gallons. Caged IBC totes are the most utilized.
Why Choose Recycled IBC Totes?
Choosing recycled IBC totes can have its benefits.
- Caged IBC totes are integrated on a pallet. Not creating a big footprint like the other larger shaped containers.
- Reliable Asset – The durability of the construction of caged IBC totes and materials used makes this a long term asset. Creating a consistent way to store bulk materials.
What Can Be Stored in IBC Totes?
Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC) are used to store and transport hazardous and food grade materials. There’s a ton of uses for IBC totes. IBC totes and uses:
- Bulk Chemicals (Hazardous and Non-Hazardous)
- Raw materials used in industrial production.
- Powdered food, liquid, and granulated ingredients
- Food oil and syrups
- Petrochemical products
- Non-Potable Water
- Industrial coatings and paints
- Aquaponic Systems (Home)
What is a 55-gallon drum?
Drums made from plastic, wood or metal. Used to ship liquid, food ingredients, hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals, powders, and granule compounds.
This can be stored in a 55-gallon drum?
Just like the IBC Totes, 55-gallon drums can store and/or used to ship roughly the same commodities.
What are the different types of 55-gallon drums?
There are several types of 55-gallon drums. Different industries will use different types. Here’s a list of the types of 55-gallon drums:
- Closed Head
- Open Head
- Open Top Plastic
- Salvage Drums
- Overpack Drums
- Wine Barrels
- Taper Sided Drums
- Rain Barrel
If you need to purchase recycled IBC totes or 55 gallon drums give us a call. We sell food grade and non-food grade IBC totes and 55 gallon drums near me. Contact us Today!