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GTA Collapsible Drum

GTA Drums are constructed of light weight materials that are flexible and collapsible. Used for storage and transportation of fuel, drinking water, and other liquids, GTA Drums exceed all US Military specifications. Highly mobile and rugged, they may be rolled, towed, floated, lifted by helicopter and dropped free-fall from 15ft / 4.572m. GTA Drums are HSL (Helicopter Sling Load) and LVAD (Low Velocity Air Drop) tested and approved for use by the US Military.

GTA manufactures Drums for all water and fuel drum NSNs. Contact GTA for specific applications.
Specification: Exceeds all US Military drum specifications: Mil-D-43699, Mil-D-23119, ATDP 2295

Construction: GTA Drums are constructed of high-tech polymeric material having high puncture and tearresistance, weather resistance, usable in temperature ranges from -67F (-55C) to 160F (+71C). GTA Drums are hermetically sealed and non-venting to prevent contamination and explosion risk. The GTA Drum liner is formulated such that it does not react with fuel or impart any taste or odor to drinking water.

Testing: Every drum is subject to 6 PSI air pressure leak and 30 PSI hydro pressure test.
Color: Standard color is black for fuel drums and sand or tan for water drums.

 55 gal250 gal500 gal-Short500 gal-Long
Length x Diameter in Inches (filled)34.5 x 23.560 x 4060 x 5562 x 50
Length x Diameter in CM (filled)87.6 x 59.7152.4 x 101.6152.4 x 139.7157.5 x 127.0
Empty Weight Max30 lbs/13.6kg140 lbs/63.kg160lbs/73.0kg155lbs/70.45kg

Performance: Since inception in 1988 GTA has had 0% tanks and drums rejected and 100% on-time delivery.

Accessories include: operation and maintenance manual, 1.5 in x 10 ft. filler/discharge hose assembly with quick connect fittings reduced to terminate in 1 in. nozzle;

  • Meets or surpasses all U.S. military specifications
  • Drum interior meets U.S. Food & Drug Administration requirements
  • Puncture and tear resistant
  • Rigorous testing including a 30 psi hydro pressure test
  • Colors options are black and beige
  • Weather resistant in temperatures from -40°F to 160°F
  • Standard sizes: 55 gals (208L.), 250 gals (946L.) and 500 gals (1,893L)