Scepter Military - Water Canisters

For combat units on the move, small canisters that can be carried and poured by hand and moved around a battle zone by front-line vehicles are a crucial link in the water and fuel supply network. Scepter's line of Military Water Cans complement the Scepter line of Military Fuel Cans in quality, dimensions, performance and colours.

The Scepter Military Water Canister (MWC) is fielded globally with numerous military forces, included the U.S. and Canadian forces.

Built to military specifications - that for example call for minimum wall thickness of 0.10" / 2.5 mm - the Scepter MWC has been proven reliable and durable under the most extreme conditions.

View our Military Catalogue

The MWC comes in two versions, 20 litre (5 gal.) and 10 litre (2.5 gal.).

Each has a uniform, single handle that, in the dark, prevents mistaking them for fuel canisters.

The large cap, the strap, the pouring spout and the breather cap are injection-moulded and fabricated from low-density polyethylene. The screw-cap is locked in the tightened position by means of a tab on the cap and strap assembly. Superimposed on the large cap is the small pouring spout, with its own cap, as well as the small breather cap assembly.

The Scepter Military Water Canisters are supplied by Scepter to various military entities, and distributors have been appointed for on-line sales or for local and national deliveries and customer support.

Scepter’s MWCs (Military Water Cans) are BPA (Bisphenol A) free. BPA is a key building block organic ingredient in some polycarbonate and other plastic materials, but it is not an ingredient in either HDPE or LDPE, the materials used in our MWCs.

The longevity of a MWC - being plastic - is 15 years and beyond, and during that period there is no risk of plastic leaching into the water. In principle, the water can should be for transport and short term storage. Keeping in mind temperature when storing will have an impact on the longevity of a clean water supply.

To choose the right Scepter Military Water Can for your needs, consult the Product Table for an easy overview.

Physical Characteristics
Capacity: 5 G / 20 L 2.5 G / 10 L
Height: 18.8" / 47.7 cm 11.8" / 30 cm
Length: 13.7" / 34.7 cm 13.6" / 34.5 cm
Width: 6.8" / 17.2cm 6.6" / 16.7 cm
Weight: 4.332 lbs / 1.965 kg 3.234 lbs / 1.467 kg

Features of the Scepter Military Water Cans
Will not rust Stackable No rattles / noises during handling
Rugged and durable Available in various colours generally almost half the cost of
non-plastic containers
no/low maintenance light-weight developed by military and produced
for military

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