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Barrel Fabricator
Barrel Fabricator
Category Base Building
Type Decoration
Updated Endurance

Barrel Fabricator is a base building product.


Barrel Fabricator is a base building product which is essentially the buildable versions of the barrel type Cargo Drop.

Once placed, they take one hour in real time to fabricate a random canister item. Once the item is fabricated, the canister's glow lines turn from red to green, and any player with an AtlasPass v1 will be able to claim the item and restart the fabrication process. Moving a moderate distance away may also reset the container as ready to claim, many times without locking the container again.

The product fabricated is dependent on location. If you delete a fabricator and build another in the same place, it will produce the same resource. Resources produced in rough order of frequency are:

Game description[]

Regularly fabricates useful items for its constructor. Item retrieval requires an AtlasPass v1 for identity verification.


The blueprint can be acquired from the Construction Research Station.


Barrel Fabricator can be built using a blueprint and the following ingredients:

Additional information[]

  • All freighters have two Barrel Fabricators by default in the open section of the build area.
  • See Crate Fabricator for similar item fabrication container

Release history[]