Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBC)
Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBC), is similar to the HDPE/PP bags but that of a larger size. FIBCs are one of the most cost effective and ideal types of packaging for shipping and storing dry bulk products. They can be produced from either tubular or flat polypropylene (PP) woven fabrics. These fabrics can be coated or uncoated and vary in terms of weights depending upon the requirements of the Safe Working Load (SWL), or Safety Factor (SF). There are three types of FIBC bags,viz Panel Type, Circular woven , Baffle type (Square bags) It is used in bulk packaging of Polymers such as PET and PVC, Petrochemicals such as DMT, PTA and polyester chips, Minerals such as bentonite, alumina, ebonite, magnesite, mineral ores like nickel, Agro-products such as wheat, rice, starch, lactose and sugar,Chemicals, such as carbon black, dyes and intermediates and fertilizers, Oil cakes (powder form), Detergents, Oat meal Clay, mica and feldspar , Cement, Pharmaceuticals , Fish meal etc.