How Much Does a 55 Gallon Drum of Oil Weigh?

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A 55 gallon drum of oil weighs about 500 pounds. This is when it is full. This may vary also depending on the thickness of the oil. Some thick oils may weigh more.
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A 55 gallon drum of oil weighs approx 450 pounds full. Thanks for a...
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You are looking at up to 500 lbs if it is
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Conventional 55-gallon oil drums adhere to the ANSI MH2 specifications approved in 1997. They have an internal diameter of 22 1/2 inches and a maximum external diameter of 23 7/16
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Since the weight of any liquid depends on density, the weight of oil would have to depend on its density. However, the usual weight of oil is between 6 and 8 pounds.
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