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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RS Stock No. 176-6575
Mfr. Part No.56883
BrandVikan
TWD613.00
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6L Blue Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 176-6576
Mfr. Part No.56884
BrandVikan
TWD613.00
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6L Red Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-8970
Mfr. Part No.56871
BrandVikan
TWD292.00
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- Pink Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-9754
Mfr. Part No.568688
BrandVikan
TWD710.00
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12L Grey Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 176-6577
Mfr. Part No.56885
BrandVikan
TWD613.00
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6L White Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-8992
Mfr. Part No.56936
BrandVikan
TWD628.00
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- Yellow Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-8971
Mfr. Part No.56872
BrandVikan
TWD292.00
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- Green Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 884-7642
Mfr. Part No.56862
BrandVikan
TWD726.00
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12L Green Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-9756
Mfr. Part No.568777
BrandVikan
TWD292.00
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- - Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-9755
Mfr. Part No.568766
BrandVikan
TWD292.00
Each
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- Brown Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 884-7649
Mfr. Part No.56861
BrandVikan
TWD726.00
Each
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12L Pink Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 176-6561
Mfr. Part No.56882
BrandVikan
TWD613.00
Each
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6L Green Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-8976
Mfr. Part No.56877
BrandVikan
TWD292.00
Each
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- Orange Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-8985
Mfr. Part No.56897
BrandVikan
TWD151.00
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- Orange Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-9762
Mfr. Part No.568977
BrandVikan
TWD151.00
Each
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- - Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-9757
Mfr. Part No.568788
BrandVikan
TWD292.00
Each
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- Grey Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 884-7658
Mfr. Part No.56865
BrandVikan
TWD726.00
Each
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12L White Plastic Yes - -
RS Stock No. 188-8975
Mfr. Part No.56876
BrandVikan
TWD292.00
Each
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- Yellow Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 188-9761
Mfr. Part No.568966
BrandVikan
TWD151.00
Each
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- Brown Plastic - - -
RS Stock No. 176-6579
Mfr. Part No.56887
BrandVikan
TWD613.00
Each
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6L Orange Plastic Yes - -