Getting to know the types of Bulk Bag.

Getting to know the types of Bulk Bag.

FIBC bags have a plethora of epithets that define them within the UK market, whether that be bulk bags, one-tonne bags, big bags or jumbo bags. This packaging type has gained recognition when it comes to the transportation of bulk food and pharmaceutical products. Bulk Bags are durable and sturdy, even in the toughest conditions and are also extremely economical. Manufactured using woven polypropylene fabric, they are safe and hygienic in nature and can be re-used multiple times. FIBC bags come in various types and each type has a unique function.

What are FIBC Bulk Bags?

Used primarily for transporting dry, flowable products, FIBC Bulk Bags are held in high esteem as the package of choice for food, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and mineral products. There are plenty of FIBC types but broadly speaking, four types of jumbo bags are manufactured and these types of bags carry out different bulk bag applications.

miniBulk FIBC Bags:

miniBulk are the most common bulk bags available. Their load capacity ranges from 500kgs to 2000kgs. These dimensions alter depending upon the preferences and needs of the customer and they are often used to transport non-flammable dry substances that are in powder form.

Primary Markets: Minerals, Agriculture, Horticulture, Recycling

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Conductive FIBC Bags:

Also known as Type C FIBC bags these are made from non-conductive polypropylene fabrics. They consist of conductive threads that are interwoven and so are great for the transportation of flammable powder substances or when there is combustible dust around when the bags are being filled or discharged.

Primary Markets: Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals

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Dissipative FIBC Bags:

These are made from an antistatic fabric that comes with static dissipative threads. These bags are utilized to transport flammable powders or when flammable solvents are near or around the bag. You should avoid using these bags when water, grease and such kinds of conductors contaminate the bag.

Primary Markets: Chemicals

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Food Grade Bulk Bags/Pharma Grade Bulk Bags:

These type of FIBC bags are produced in the highest standard BRC/AIB facilities with impeccable hygiene and quality controls, most of these bags come with polyethylene, multi-layer laminate liners that are used for storing and transporting highly hygroscopic materials. The liners are stitched or glued to the FIBC bags for added protection, to avoid contamination as well as for the safekeeping of the product.

At Rosenflex, you can rest easy knowing that our supplier production sites manufacture jumbo bags that are long-lasting and efficient for the storage of granules, powders and other materials. Our bags are certified safe by accredited agencies so you can rest assured knowing that the transportation of your materials will be done in a systematic and safe way.

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