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Drums get a new coat to face the elements
12 December 2012
Specialist fibre drum manufacturer and distributor, Fibre Drums Ltd, has introduced a high performance weather-resistant coating in response to requests from customers that store drums outside. The coating has been te
The coating has been tested by leaving coated drums exposed to the elements for several months. The drums remained weather resistant with sidewells continuing to repel rainwater and atmospheric moisture.
Polycoated base discs were also used to prevent moisture seeping into the drums from the ground upwards.
"The coated drums are ideal for customers requiring exceptional levels of weather resistance and manufacturers of, for example, dyes and pigments where drums are 'misted' after filling to remove marking," says FDL sales director, Dave Scotting.