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Wholesale Steel Pails - Buy Direct from the Manufacturer and Save!

Whether you're looking for the standard 5 gallon steel pail, a metal bucket with lid, or lug covers to fit your current steel pail inventory, you'll find it at Lancaster Container. Since 1976, we've been manufacturing top-quality wholesale steel pails in sizes from 2 to 7 gallons. Our 5 gallon metal bucket is our most popular size!

Enjoy flexible lead times and receive on-time delivery for wholesale steel pails in any quantity from full truck loads to single pallets.

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Steel Buckets


15, 20 Liter; 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5, 5, 6, 6.5, 7 Gallon; 2.5, 4 Imperial Gallon

Packing Quantities

84 to 156 per pallet. Quantity depends on the size and style of the container.


Open top nested (single and double beaded), Open top straight sided (with or without beads), Tight head 3 Gallon, to 20 Liters, to 6 Gallon, Tight head standard style or Inverted


Black & grey are the standard colors. We manufacture any custom color that you would request.


29, 28, 28/26, 28/24, 26/28, 26, 26/24, 24


Standard 16 lug covers, UN covers; ring seal with lever lock


Rust inhibitor


Flowed in (FIG), tubulars


2 7/8", 2 1/8", 1 3/4", 3/8" poly vents, 2" and 3/4" drum bung fittings, Rieke flexspout, Tint plugs, Rieke Junior


United Nations (U.N.) rated and Non-Regulated

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