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Bulk Bag Economics 104: Going the Distance

Posted by Marty Dilworth on Thu, May 1, 2014 @ 04:05 AM

FIBC bulk bags are tough. Period. Two kilograms of properly engineered plastic, sewn together by hand, can safely transport over 2,000 kgs of granular material with ease.

That is an impressive feat of design and manufacturing. In fact, bulk bags are so tough, the industry standard safety ratio is 5:1. That is, a 1,000 kg bag will not fail until a minimum of 5,000 kgs of force have been applied.

Imagine if you could jam 2,500 kgs into your half-ton truck before the wheels come off! However, bulk bags do have two manageable weaknesses, and today we are going to teach you how to get the most out of your bags.

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Topics: bulk bag longevity, bulk bag, branded bags, product packaging, custom FIBC