Buckets

What is a Bucket?
Buckets are normally open topped containers complete with a handle used for carrying various materials and liquids. There is a bucket to suit every application as buckets are available in various shapes, sizes, capacity and colour.
You would normally use a bucket for carrying water though they are used for commercial and industrial purposes. Buckets are also used as containers within the shipping industry, transporting chemicals and industrial products. Mop buckets which are used along with a mop and have wheels or castors attached to the bucket making it easier to move around. Especially useful if you have large area to clean you can easily move the bucket as you go from area to area.

What are buckets made from?
Buckets are available in various materials to suit your everyday need and there are four main materials.
• Galvanised steel
• Flexible plastic
• Rigid plastic
• Polypropylene

Ranges of buckets are extra strong and are made to carry boiling water, strong chemicals and detergents.

Can I buy a bucket with a lid?
Some buckets are supplied with lids. Important if cross contamination is possible. Important until the contents are disposed of. An example is a charging bucket used within health care.

Types of buckets available.
Standard bucket - cleaning, general purpose
Easy pour buckets with a spout
Builders bucket
Plasterers bucket
Industrial steel buckets
Bato buckets (used in horticulture)
Charging buckets (health care)
Trug – multiple use – animal feed buckets, large capacity.

Buckets are normally round in shape and are also available with a flat side for easy storage. Especially useful where storage space is limited.

Is the colour of a Bucket important?
The colour of a bucket can be important especially when a bucket has a specific use. Important if cross contamination is an issue also if a bucket is to contain chemicals, detergents or corrosive material. For example, if within a hospital environment a bucket is used to carry needles and the rule is all buckets that carry needles are “red” and floor buckets are “blue”, staff know the specific use for that bucket.

Colours available.
Black
Blue
Green
Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
Silver (steel)
White
Yellow

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Description Price Capacity Colour Material Handle Wringer Wheels
RS Stock No. 176-6633
Mfr. Part No.56926
BrandVikan
TWD1,527.00
Each
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20L Yellow Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 884-7649
Mfr. Part No.56861
BrandVikan
TWD725.00
Each
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12L Pink Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-8986
Mfr. Part No.56898
BrandVikan
TWD157.00
Each
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- Purple Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-8970
Mfr. Part No.56871
BrandVikan
TWD287.00
Each
units
- Pink Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 705-6259
BrandRS PRO
TWD2,251.00
Each
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20L Red Plastic Yes Yes Yes
RS Stock No. 176-6579
Mfr. Part No.56887
BrandVikan
TWD611.00
Each
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6L Orange Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 178-7717
BrandRS PRO
TWD1,299.00
Each
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13L - Galvanised Steel Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-8975
Mfr. Part No.56876
BrandVikan
TWD287.00
Each
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- Yellow Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-8980
Mfr. Part No.56892
BrandVikan
TWD157.00
Each
units
- Green Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-8988
Mfr. Part No.56932
BrandVikan
TWD529.00
Each
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- Green Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 884-7664
Mfr. Part No.56868
BrandVikan
TWD725.00
Each
units
12L Purple Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-9762
Mfr. Part No.568977
BrandVikan
TWD174.00
Each
units
- - Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 176-6577
Mfr. Part No.56885
BrandVikan
TWD603.00
Each
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6L White Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 146-2772
Mfr. Part No.R014153
TWD5,640.00
Each
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25L Red Plastic Yes Yes Yes
RS Stock No. 884-7652
Mfr. Part No.56866
BrandVikan
TWD715.00
Each
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12L Yellow Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-8992
Mfr. Part No.56936
BrandVikan
TWD529.00
Each
units
- Yellow Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 884-7642
Mfr. Part No.56862
BrandVikan
TWD725.00
Each
units
12L Green Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-8981
Mfr. Part No.56893
BrandVikan
TWD157.00
Each
units
- Blue Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-8989
Mfr. Part No.56933
BrandVikan
TWD529.00
Each
units
- Blue Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-9763
Mfr. Part No.568988
BrandVikan
TWD174.00
Each
units
- Grey Plastic - - -