The BASCO Advisor Says...

Tips for Choosing the Right Paint Cans and Lids

  • Sizes ranging from 1/2 pint to 5 quarts
  • Choose tin-coated steel cans with  epoxy phenolic lining or unlined; recyclable plastic can with organisol lining also available
  • Overseals of precision molded HDPE can bring paint cans into compliance with 49 CFR
  • Cans may be used for sample retention

Applications include:  Ink, automotive and chemical

Paint Can Linings

Tin-coated steel cans are available with an epoxy phenolic lining which is well suited to sensitive products including latex paint or other water-base products.
Unlined tin-coated steel cans are frequently chosen for use with paint, varnish and lacquers.

Recyclable Paint Can

Plastic, 1 gallon Paint Can #PC128-B can be recycled.

Shipping Paint Cans

If you will be shipping paint cans, consider using our Ergo-Pak Shipping Boxes. Contact our Customer Service Experts who can help you decide on the best shipping boxes.

Questions? Contact our Customer Service Experts toll free at 1-800-776-3786, or email us here.