Steel Open Head Pails


Plastic Open Head Pails

Chemicals, lubricants, coatings, solvents, adhesives, roofing mastics, driveway sealers, large bolts, fuels, hazardous materials, viscous products and other applications.

Special Features

  • UN-certified and non-UN steel open head pails are offered straight sided and tapered for nesting.
  • Wide range of gauges, fittings and exterior coatings in standard colors are available.
  • Pails can be made with or without beads.
  • Bail handles can be installed.
  • Narrow and wide lug covers and dish covers are available.
  • Gasket options include flowed-in and tubular materials.
  • Covers can be stacked on pails, packed in cartons or shipped on pallets.
  • Full lithography is available on bodies and covers.
  • Steel open head pails contain 25-percent post-consumer recycled content and are 100-percent recyclable.


  • 1 Gallon
  • 2 Gallon
  • 2.5 Gallon
  • 3 Gallon
  • 3.5 Gallon
  • 4 Gallon
  • 5 Gallon
  • 6, Gallon
  • 7 Gallon

Pail Gauges

29, 28, 26, and 24 ga.


Rieke, 2-1/8 Screw Cap, ¾” and 2” Drum Plugs

Interior Pail Linings

Phenolic and epoxy phenolic linings and rust inhibitor are available.

UN Ratings

Available in specific gravities from 1.2 to 2.1 and up to 100 kPa vapor pressure. Contact Fox Valley Containers for specific information.

Exterior Colors and Decorating

Custom colors and lithography.



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