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Plastic Drum Liners

Plastic Drum Liners

Keep your drums and pails clean and in constant circulation with these clear industrial-grade Clear Polyethylene Drum Liners. Poly Drum Liners and Plastic Pail Liners eliminate the need for drum cleaning. Prepare, mix, process, or store liquids, pastes, or powders in these clear plastic bags that act as a barrier to protect your drums. Polyethylene drum liners and pail liners are found in areas where industrial packaging of paints, chemicals, pharmaceutical products, and many more items are used or disposed of. We supply drum liners for all types of industries including: Industrial, Chemical, Electronic, Military, Pharmaceutical, Commercial, Agriculture, Food, and Medical. Order online now or request a quote!

Why Use a Drum, Bucket, Pail Liner or Inserts?

Drum Liner Savings and Protection Graphic

Industries Who Uses Drum, Bucket & Pail Liners?

55 Gallon Steel Drum with Industries indicated

Which Type Of Drum Liner Is Right For You? Drum Liner and Drum Inserts Comparison Chart

Drum Liner and Drum Inserts Comparison Chart Collage
   2 Mil, 3 Mil & 4 Mil
Drum Liners on Rolls
Rigid Seamless
Drum Inserts
High Speed mixing and pumping of viscous products X X
Adjust to varying drum heights  X X
Round Bottom X X
Molded Lip X X
Antistatic   Some
Withstands 300 (Degrees Fahrenheit) X Briefly
Withstands 195 (Degrees Fahrenheit) X Briefly
Store or ship WET chemicals, slurries, paste or food X  
Store or ship DRY chemicals, slurries, paste or food X  
Meets FDA requirements can can X X
Can be used with Fiber, Metal, Wood, and other materials X X
Not self supporting X X

Do you know the gallon size you need, but are not sure what bag size you should use for a drum?

Easily convert drum capacity to bag size using this table to find the right size drum liner. This is meant to be a guide, individual needs may differ especially for tie-off and or overhang:

Why Use Drum Liners and Pail Liners?

Drum liners are an excellent way to protect your products when you store or transport products and goods inside of drums. Drums come in a variety of capacities (the most popular 35, 45, and 55 gallons) and are made from different materials like steel, plastic, or fiber drums. When using drum liners with different materials or goods such as chemicals, paint, and food they keep drums safely from potential contamination. When you finish transferring the materials out of a drum you can simply dispose of the drum liner. This helps preserve the drum and prevents you from having to washing, cleaning, or disinfect the drum. You will dramatically increase the lifespan of your drum if you use drum liners which saves money and reduces environmental waste.

Drum Capacity

Drum Liner Size

1 gallon 12 x 18"
2 gallons 14 x 20"
3 gallons 18 x 24"
4-5 gallons 20 x 30"
6-7 gallons 24 x 23"
7-10 gallons 24 x 24"
8-10 gallons 24 x 30" 
12-16 gallons 24 x 33"

Drum Capacity

Bag Size

20-30 gallons 30 x 36-37"
30-33 gallons 32 x 50"
33 gallons 33 x 39-40"
40 gallons 40 x 46-48"
40-45 gallons 39 x 46"
50-55 gallons 36 x 60"
60 gallons 38 x 60"

What is the difference between Plastic Drum Liners and large trash bags?

Plastic drum liners and large trash bags are both types of plastic bags, but they are designed for different applications and have some key differences.


Plastic drum liners are specifically designed to line the interior of drums, pails, and other containers. They are typically made from heavy-duty plastic material and are available in a variety of sizes and shapes to fit specific containers. Plastic drum liners are used to protect the interior of the container and its contents from contamination or damage, and they can be easily removed and disposed of after use. They may also have features such as tie closures or custom shapes to fit specific containers.


Large trash bags, on the other hand, are designed for general waste disposal and can be used to line trash cans or as stand-alone bags for larger waste items. They are typically made from thinner plastic material than drum liners and are available in a variety of sizes and thicknesses. Large trash bags can be used to collect and dispose of general household or industrial waste, but they are not designed to provide the same level of protection as drum liners.


One key difference between plastic drum liners and large trash bags is their intended use. Drum liners are specifically designed to line the interior of containers to protect the contents and facilitate disposal, while large trash bags are designed for general waste collection and disposal. Additionally, drum liners are typically thicker and more durable than large trash bags to provide added protection.


Overall, both plastic drum liners and large trash bags are useful plastic bag solutions for different applications. It's important to consider the specific needs of your application when choosing between these two options.

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