A typical 55-gallon drum measures approximately 23.3 x 34.9 inches. However, keep in mind that the exact measurements may vary slightly by manufacturer and the material of the drum. More »

A closed-head 55-gallon oil drum measures 34.9 inches tall with an outer diameter of 23.3 inches. Its open-head counterpart measures 37.7 inches tall and has an outer diameter of 23.8 inches. The closed variety is used w... More »

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The weights of empty 55-gallon drums vary depending on material and dimensions. Metal empty 55-gallon drums weigh approximately 40 pounds, whereas plastic 55-gallon drums weigh half as much. More »

A closed-head 55-gallon oil drum measures 34.9 inches tall with an outer diameter of 23.3 inches. Its open-head counterpart measures 37.7 inches tall and has an outer diameter of 23.8 inches. The closed variety is used w... More »

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The U.S. Department of Transportation states the maximum width for commercial motor vehicles is 102.36 inches, with a length of anywhere from 48 to 53 feet and a height of 13 to 14 feet. There is no legal height limit fo... More »

Standard 5-gallon pails made by United States Plastic Corporation are 14.5 inches high, 11.91 inches in diameter at the top and 10.33 inches in diameter at the bottom. The buckets are slightly tapered for ease of stackin... More »

Vinyl record album covers are usually 12 inches by 12 inches for LP albums. For singles, covers of 7 inches are common because of the format's smaller size. Records in the 78 rpm format were usually sold with 10 inch cov... More »