Appendix A-1
LMER "UN" CONTAINER PACKAGING REQUIREMENTS APPENDIX A - 1 Revised: June 15, 1999

CARBON STEEL DRUM CONSTRUCTION VARIATIONS

OPEN HEAD (OH) DRUMS
[Fully Removable Heads]
TIGHT HEAD DRUMS

LMER No. 104-1A2-0004

LMER No. 100-1A2-0004 LMER No. 101-1A1-0002
Construction 110 gal 85 gal 55 gal 30 gal 15 gal 10 gal 5 gal 55 gal 30 gal 16 gal
Nominal, mm
**Steel
Thickness

Minimum, mm

1.5189
.0598 in.

1.3538
.0533 in.
1.5189
.0598 in.

1.3538
.0533 in.
1.5189
.0598 in.

1.3538
.0533 in.

1.2141
.0478 in.

1.0871
.0428 in.
0.9119
.0359 in.

0.8230
.0324 in.
0.9119
.0359 in.

0.8230
.0324 in.
0.7595
.0299 in.

0.6833
.0269 in.
1.2141
.0478 in.

1.0871
.0428 in.
1.2141
.0478 in.

1.0871
.0428 in.
0.9119
.0359 in.

0.8230
.0324 in.
Drum gauge 16 ga. 16 ga. 16 ga. 18 ga. 20 ga. 20 ga. 22 ga. 18 ga. 18 ga. 20 ga.
Head Thickness=
Same tolerances ***
1.5189 16 ga. 1.5189
16 ga.
1.5189
16 ga.
1.2141
18 ga.
0.9119
20 ga.
0.9119
20 ga.
0.7595
22 ga.
1.2141
18 ga.
1.2141
18 ga.
0.9119
20 ga.
Rolling Hoops 3 ea. 3 ea. 3 ea. 2 ea. 2 ea. 2 ea. 2 beads 2 ea. 2 ea. 2 ea.
Locking Ring -mm Nominal *** 2.6568
12 ga.
2.6568
12 ga.
2.6568
12 ga.
2.6568
12 ga.
1.5189
16 ga.
1.5189
16 ga.
0.9119
20 ga.
- - - - - - - - -
Bolt Size
* see note below
5/8 5/8 in. 5/8 in. 5/8 in. 3/8 in. 5/16 in. 5/16 in. - - - - - - - - -
Gaskets
(glued in lid)
Req. Req. Req. Req. Req. Req. Req. - - - - - - - - -
Bung Openings no no no no no no no 2 & 3/4 in 2 & 3/4 in. 2 in.
Interior Lining
[Ref: 2.10]
Clear
Phenolic
Epoxy/
Phenolic
Epoxy/
Phenolic
Epoxy/
Phenolic
Clear
Phenolic
Clear
Phenolic
Clear
Phenolic
Clear
Phenolic
Clear
Phenolic
Clear
Phenolic

*NOTE: Counterfeit bolts, as stipulated on current DOE listing, will not be accepted. Bolts are of foreign origin.

**NOTE: Steel thickness dimensions/ minimum tolerances, in millimeters, are converted from the DOT Gauge Table, CFR 49, 173.24, pre-HM-181 docket. [inches x 25.4000 = millimeters; current CFR 49, 171.10 (c)(2)]

***NOTE: Minimum gauge thickness tolerances, as shown above, apply (block 1).

 

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