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Tips on Tools to Fill, Close, Weigh, Open, Protect and Secure Your Containers

Choosing the right tool for the job means you need to know exactly what needs to be done. What type and size is the container? What is inside? We also have the tools you will need to turn your drums into a trash cans and tools to crush your pails, cans, and drums to consolidate your disposal costs.  

BASCO - Wizard Self-Propelled Drum Deheader

In order to choose the right tool, you need to know:

  1. What type of container is it? (Drum, pail, can or ?)

  2. What is the container made of? (steel, plastic, fiber, or ?)

  3. What’s inside? (does it contain flammables or hazardous materials?)

  4. What needs to be done? (opening, filling, closing, weighing, securing the contents?)

You will find the following tool categories in this section:

  • Crushers/Compacters– need to crush a 55-gallon drum, a pail, or paint cans?

  • Deheaders– need to cut off the top or bottom of a closed-head steel drum?

  • Drum Covers – need to protect the contents with a drum cover?

  • Drum & Pail Tools– need to open a drum plug or pail cover?

  • Drum Scales– need to know how much your drum weighs?

  • Fillers & Packers– need to fill bottles or other containers from 1 pint to 1 gallon in size?

  • Flowmeters– need to know the rate at which contents are flowing or being dispensed?

  • Drum & Pail Liners– need liners to protect or prevent leaks in your drums or pails?

  • Measures, Scoops, Funnels & Dippers– need to move contents from one container to another?

Need to have a tool custom made?We can do that, too. Contact our Customer Service Experts at 1-800-776-3786 and they will be pleased to help you.

We value your time and will do everything possible to assist you in finding the right tools. If you don’t find what you need on our website, give our Customer Service Experts a call at 1.800.776.3786, or email us here.