Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? Check below to see if some of your questions may be answered by these most frequently asked questions.

What are Super Sack containers made of?

Standard Super Sack containers and Lift Loops are made from woven polypropylene fabric commonly known as PP. Liners are typically made from polyethylene commonly known as PE.

How much weight can a bulk bag hold?

Standard capacity for a bulk bag is 2200 lbs., with the capability to manufacture up to 4400 lbs.

What type of products can be handled in a Super Sack container?

Products that are dry and flowable. Some specialized BAG Corp products can transport liquids or semi-viscous products.

Is there a minimum order?

No. Typical orders from our online store range from 1 to 500 units. However, if you order from our in-stock bulk bags supply, and your order is under 25 units, there is a $30 breakpack fee. If your order is over 500 units, please call 800-331-9200, and ask to speak to a sales representative.

Can Super Sack containers be reused?

Under certain circumstances BAG Corp containers may be reused, although Super Sack containers are only guaranteed for a one-time use. Additionally, we partner with environmental products and services recycling companies to recycle unwanted Containers. For more information on how to recycle your containers, please visit our Sustainability page.

How are Super Sack containers filled?

Generally through a fill spout located on the top.

How are Super Sack containers discharged?

Various methods are used, though, typically, it is through a discharge spout located at the side or bottom of the container, or by slitting a flat bottom container.

How are the Super Sack containers transported?

Super Sack containers are transported via top straps (with a forklift), a pallet (with a pallet jack or forklift), or Stevedore straps (with a crane hook or adapter).

Can Super Sack containers handle fine powders?

Super Sack containers can handle fine powders using either a liner or sift resistant construction.

When would I use a liner with my Super Sack container?

Food applications, fine powders, moisture sensitive products, and products that would require oxygen or vapor barriers would all be good candidates for liners.

How do you address static electricity when using a FIBC?

Bag designs are available in static-dissipative and conductive fabric. Both of these will help to control static when using FIBCs. Antistatic liners are also available.

What do I need to know to figure out a Super Sack container specification for my product?

The following is the information you will need to have on hand to determine a Super Sack container specification that best suits your product: 1.) Bulk density in pounds per cubic feet; 2.) Special Characteristics of your product (i.e. Does your product absorb water? Does your product bridge? Is your product extremely fine? How much does your product weigh?). For more information, please contact BAG School.

What size Super Sack containers do I need?

Depends on your product bulk density and the mode of transportation you will be shipping the filled Super Sack container in. See BAG School for more information.

What are leadtimes for samples?

Sampling of stock or custom FIBCs is available when a new application is addressed or a design is developed. Lead time for samples is typically 5 to 15 days.

What are typical leadtimes for an order?

Domestic-/Mexico-produced bags have a 2-3 week lead time. With International bags, initial orders typically run 90 – 100 days. However, stock in the USA warehouse can be established with a signed stocking agreement.

What is the order process for a new customer or application?

Once a Super Sack specification is generated and approved, a price is agreed upon, a sample is approved, your credit approved or payment is made, then a trial order or order is placed.

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