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Frequently Asked Questions

Feel free to browse our list of frequently asked questions below. If you do not find an answer to your question, call 1-800-331-9200 and ask for Customer Support.

What are standard Super Sack containers and Lift Loops made of?

Woven polypropylene fabric known as PP. Liners are typically made from polyethylene or PE.

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

Dry, flowable goods, though specialized BAG Corp products may transport liquids or semi-viscous products.

Is there a minimum order?

Online store: 1-500 units  /  In-stock: <25 units a $30 breakpack fee applies; >500 units, call 800-331-9200.

Can Super Sack containers be reused?

Under certain circumstances, although Super Sack containers are only guaranteed for a one-time use. 

How are Super Sack containers filled?

Generally through a fill spout located on the top.

How are Super Sack containers discharged?

Through a discharge spout found on the side or bottom of the container, or by slitting a flat bottom container.

How are the Super Sack containers transported?

Top straps (with forklift); pallet (with pallet jack or forklift); Stevedore straps (with crane hook or adapter).

Can Super Sack containers handle fine powders?

Yes, but with a liner or sift resistant construction.

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

Food applications, fine powders, moisture sensitive products, products requiring oxygen or vapor barriers.

How do you address static electricity when using a FIBC?

By using static-dissipative or conductive fabric to help control static. Antistatic liners are also available.

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

Bulk density in lbs/ft3 and special characteristics (i.e. Does your product absorb water, bridge, is it fine?). 

What size Super Sack containers do I need?

Depends on product bulk density and how the filled container is shipped. See BAG School for more information.

What are leadtimes for samples or custom FIBCs?

5-15 days. Only available when a new application is addressed or design developed. Exceptions may apply.

What are typical leadtimes for an order?

Domestic: 2-3 weeks; International: 90–100 days. Note: U.S. stock may be secured with a stocking agreement.

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

Generate and approve specifications; approve pricing, sample, and credit; or payment made; order placed.

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