Our tapered / nesting plastic tubs are ideal for storing and transporting ingredients and waste. Each bin is tapered, making transport very cost-effective and storage of empty bins very economical. We offer a large range of sizes, most of which can be supplied with a drop on lid (not airtight) and metal dolly for mobile storage.

tapered plastic tubs group with dolly

 Handles can also be fitted for a small extra charge. All bins are dispatched within 10 working days from receipt of order, and our full colour range is available.

Tapered Bins

RG0003 tapered plastic bin

Our tapered bins are ideal for storing and transporting ingredients and waste. Because the bins nest, transport is more cost-effective and storage of empty bins very economical.

  • Manufactured using tough, food grade polyethylene
  • Nestable for easy storage
  • Bespoke stencilling available for easy food identification
  • Metal dollies available for extra support
  • Loose fitting lids available
  • Wall thickness 5 mm
  • Food approved handles available for easy lifting
  • 6 bins in range with capacities ranging from 20 to 215 litres
  • Smooth surfaces for easy cleaning
  • Full range of 12 colours available for easy colour coding
  • Temperature range -20 to +47 degrees Celsius
  • Material Medium Density Polyethylene
  • Food Approved
CodeExternal Dims at top (lwh)Internal Dims at top (lwh)Capacity (ltr)Weight (kg)Optional Loose
Fitting Lid Code
RG0001 360 x 385 310 x 375 20 2 RL0028
RG0003 480 x 510 400 x 500 45 3 RL0003
RG0005 510 x 590 435 x 580 65 4.3 RL0026
RG0007 575 x 610 470 x 600 85 4.8 RL0009
RG0101 570 x 680 510 x 660 110 6 RL0009
RG0201 700 x 900 610 x 890 215 8.2 RL0067

Nesting Plastic Tubs

tapered plastic tubs various colours

These injection-moulded round bins are suitable for a wide range of applications, including food contact. They nest when not in use to save on space.

The hygienic design is smooth inside and out and therefore very easy to clean. Optional lids are also available for secure storage of contents.


  • Made of food-grade virgin material
  • Easy to clean
  • Robust and durable
  • Versatile
  • Food materials handling
  • Space-saving
  • Nest for easy storage
  • Personalization options
  • 15 to 225 litres capacity
 Model Description Size Diameter x Height mm
Code: R1170  15 Litre Nesting Bin  310 (D) 350 (H) 
Code: E577  22 Litre Nesting Bin  320 (D) x 450 (H) 
Code: E575  31 Litre Nesting Bin  400 (D) x 440 (H) 
Code: X329  47 Litre Nesting Bin  480 (D) x 490 (H) 
Code: E509  64 Litre Nesting Bin  500 (D) x 640 (H) 
Code: M14A  68 Litre Nesting Bin  540 (D) 520 (H) 
Code: E537  90 Litre Nesting Bin 500 (D) 780 (H) 
Code: X300 90 Litre Nesting Bin 550 (D) 690 (H)
Code: X415 113 Litre Nesting Bin 550 (D) x 790 (H)
Code: E573 125 Litre Nesting Bin 570 (D) x 780 (H)
Code: X332 225 Litre Nesting Bin 690 (D) x 910 (H)

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NATO Code Number (NCAGE KD520)
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Merlin Industrial Products @ 2022 Errors and Omissions Excepted

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Merlin Industrial Products Ltd.

Unit A43-A44, Kingsley Close, Lee Mill Industrial Estate, Ivybridge, DEVON PL21 9LL. United Kingdom

Opening hours, 8am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday, and 8 to 12 on Friday

Part of the Meddings Thermalec Group.