Depending on your product and/or application, your bulk bag needs change. FIBCs have a multitude of uses across a wide variety of industries. Because of this, a very large number of specialty bags have been created to fit unique products applications in order to better serve the users.
Advances in synthetic polymers over the years have given rise to new innovative materials with a wide variety of applications. One such polymer, called polypropylene, has been particularly useful in the packaging industry.
A critical question to ask yourself when considering an FIBC for your product is “how am I going to fill this bag?” There is an assortment of ways to fill them, from intricate chutes or equipment applications, down to an excavator bucket. When considering your filling method, construction of the top of the bag is critical in efficiently and effectively filling the bag.
There are many different types of FIBC bulk bags and the right bag for you depends on your product and application. For example, you may be currently using a type A bulk bag with potentially volatile materials when a type C or D bag is best due to their electrostatic reduction properties.