An Overview: A Safety Can is not just a metal liquid storage can. To be used in everyday applications, they must meet rigid regulations, approvals and guidelines for the utmost in safety and handling. The variables can be complex.
There are unlimited varieties, models and types to select from to meet the specific needs of liquid handling, dispensing and storage.
Questions of importance:
- Do you have approved safety containers for the safe use and temporary storage of flammable liquids?
- Are they in sound operating condition, leak tight, with flame arresters intact?
- Do you have nonmetallic safety cans where abusive or corrosive conditions exist or oval safety cans where shelf space is limited?
- Do you have any open containers or hazardous liquids being used in your cleaning applications?
- Do you have laboratory cans or faucet cans for safer transfers of flammables from dispensing containers?
- Do you have adequate means of electrically bonding your containers during filling operations?
What is the difference between Type I and Type II Safety Cans?
Type I safety cans only have 1 opening – pour & fill from the same opening. Type II safety cans have 2 openings – one for pouring and one for filling – the fill opening serves as a vent when pouring.
TYPE I SAFETY CANS
- Deep Drawn Seamless Can Means No Seams To Rust Out or Leak.
- Bottom Piece Double Interlocked No-Weld Seam For Structural Integrity.
- Baked-on Powder Coated Finish For Paint Durability.
- Patented Comfort Grip Trigger Release at Top Handle.
- Spring Closing Lid With Nitrile Gasket That Vents at 5-PSI Internal Pressure.
- Fixed Handle.
- Non-Sparking Flame Arrestor and Pour Spout.
- 100 Percent Leak Tested.
- Shown Above With Optional High Density Polyethylene Funnel That Also Fits Unleaded Auto Fuel Tanks.
- Produced in 1, 2, 2.5 and 5 Gallon Sizes.
- The Only Standard Production Deep Drawn Seamless Metal Constructed Safety Can Made.
- Featuring Environmentally Friendly Hot Dipped 24-Gauge Galvanized Steel.
- Meet OSHA and NFPA Code 30 Requirements.
- FM, UL and ULC Approved.
- Trilingual Label.
- 5 Gallon Size Measures 12.5 inches x 13.5 inches.
Type I Safety Cans
- Galvanized Type-I Safety Cans met OSHA and NFPA Code 30 requirements and are UL and ULC listed and FM Approved for safe handling and storage of gasoline and other flammable liquids.
- Eagle cans are constructed of 24-gauge hot dipped galvanized steel. Other manufacturers safety cans use lead-coated terne steel.
- Accepted under CARB.
- UL, ULC and FM Approved.
- Also available in blue for the storage of kerosene, yellow for the storage of diesel and green for the storage of combustible liquids, such as oils.
- Meets New York Çity Fire Code Title 29 FC 218.104.22.168.1 Maximum 2.5 Gallon Container Regulations.
- Compliance: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.106, 1926.152 and NFPA Code 30.