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1 gallon bucket
Safe for food storage: Food grade buckets are specifically designed and manufactured to be safe for storing food products. They are made from materials that do not contain harmful chemicals or contaminants that could leach into the food and cause health issues.
Meets industry standards: Food grade buckets must meet strict industry standards for food safety and hygiene. They are often labeled with a symbol or code that indicates their compliance with these standards, such as the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) or NSF (National Sanitation Foundation) mark.
Airtight and secure: Food grade buckets are designed to be airtight and secure, which helps to keep food fresh and prevent contamination. They often come with a secure lid or seal that keeps out air, moisture, and pests. Some food grade buckets also have a gamma seal to make opening and closing the bucket easier.
Common Material for Plastic Buckets:
There are specific materials that are commonly used to make food grade buckets. These materials are approved by regulatory agencies like the FDA for use in contact with food. Some common materials used for food grade buckets include:
High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE): HDPE is a type of plastic that is commonly used for food grade buckets. It is lightweight, strong, and durable, and has excellent chemical resistance.
Polypropylene (PP): PP is another type of plastic that is often used for food grade buckets. It is resistant to high temperatures and chemicals, and is also lightweight and strong.
|Color White or other
|IML , Thermal transfer ,Screen printing
|Adhesive paint, latex, paint, etc.
The process of making a plastic food grade bucket:
Material selection: The first step is to select the appropriate materials for the bucket. Food grade buckets are typically made from high-density polyethylene (HDPE) or polypropylene (PP) plastics, which are approved for contact with food.
Extrusion: The plastic pellets are melted and extruded through a die to form a long, continuous plastic tube.
Injection molding: The tube is cut into small pieces called "preforms," which are then reheated and placed into a mold. The mold is closed and the plastic is injected into the mold cavity under high pressure.
Cooling and trimming: The mold is cooled and the plastic solidifies to form the shape of the bucket. The excess plastic is trimmed off the edges of the bucket.
Finishing: The bucket may undergo additional finishing processes, such as printing, labeling, and quality control inspections.
Testing and certification: The finished bucket is tested to ensure that it meets food grade standards for safety and quality. The bucket may be certified by regulatory agencies like the FDA or NSF to indicate its compliance with food safety regulations.
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