Buckets

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.


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Description Price Capacity Colour Material Handle Wringer Wheels
RS Stock No. 188-8979
Mfr. Part No.56891
BrandVikan
TWD157.00
Each
units
- Pink Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-9751
Mfr. Part No.568666
BrandVikan
TWD710.00
Each
units
12L Brown Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 261-820
BrandRS PRO
TWD1,094.00
Each
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9L - Galvanised Steel Yes - -
RS Stock No. 176-6573
Mfr. Part No.56881
BrandVikan
TWD613.00
Each
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6L Pink Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-9761
Mfr. Part No.568966
BrandVikan
TWD151.00
Each
units
- Brown Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-9752
Mfr. Part No.568677
BrandVikan
TWD710.00
Each
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12L - Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-8989
Mfr. Part No.56933
BrandVikan
TWD630.00
Each
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- Blue Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-8980
Mfr. Part No.56892
BrandVikan
TWD152.00
Each
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- Green Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-9762
Mfr. Part No.568977
BrandVikan
TWD151.00
Each
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- - Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 176-6597
Mfr. Part No.56924
BrandVikan
TWD1,551.00
Each
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20L Red Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-8973
Mfr. Part No.56874
BrandVikan
TWD292.00
Each
units
- Red Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-8981
Mfr. Part No.56893
BrandVikan
TWD151.00
Each
units
- Blue Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 146-2770
Mfr. Part No.1791802
TWD3,896.00
Each
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- Black, Yellow Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-8970
Mfr. Part No.56871
BrandVikan
TWD292.00
Each
units
- Pink Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 178-7717
BrandRS PRO
TWD1,319.00
Each
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13L - Galvanised Steel Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-9755
Mfr. Part No.568766
BrandVikan
TWD292.00
Each
units
- Brown Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 884-7668
Mfr. Part No.56869
BrandVikan
TWD726.00
Each
units
12L Black Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-8977
Mfr. Part No.56878
BrandVikan
TWD287.00
Each
units
- Purple Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-8992
Mfr. Part No.56936
BrandVikan
TWD628.00
Each
units
- Yellow Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 884-7646
Mfr. Part No.56863
BrandVikan
TWD729.00
Each
units
12L Blue Plastic Yes - -