# How Much Does A 55 Gallon Drum Weight Empty?

## How much does a 55 gallon drum of gas weigh?

It will weigh about 330 lbs..

## How many gallons is a 55 gallon drum?

However, a reasonably ‘standard’ drum has a capacity of 57.8 US liquid gallons, which equates to 48.2 imperial gallons or 218.861 litres. The ’55’ in ’55 gallon’ drum is a nominal amount of capacity, not the actual capacity.

## How tall is a plastic 55 gallon barrel?

PLASTIC DRUMS: OPEN OR CLOSED HEADGallonHeightDiameter7744.5″23″5535″23″3534″19″3029″19″3 more rows

## How much does an empty plastic 55 gallon drum weigh?

55 gal x 7.2 lbs/gal = 396 lbs with the weight of the steel drum = 444 lbs….6 Example 55-Gallon Drum Weights.55-Gallon Drum ModelAverage WeightFiber Drum17 lbs (7.7 kg)Red Plastic Drum Open/Closed Top22 lbs (10 kg)Nestable Plastic Drum24 lbs (10.8 kg)Plastic Drum Open Top25 lbs (11 kg)2 more rows

## How much does a 55 gallon drum of oil weigh?

approximately 188.98 kilogramsA 55 gallon drum of oil weighs approximately 188.98 kilograms (416.63 lbs), using crude oil with a density of 790 kg per cubic meter. The density of the oil varies and does impact the weight of a 55 gallon drum of oil.

## How many pounds will a 55 gallon drum float?

450 poundsEach 55 gallon barrel will float approximately 450 pounds, BUT that is when the barrel is 99% submerged.