What is FIBC?
FIBC stands for Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container and the term "Bulk Bags" is commonly used. According to Wikipedia, an FIBC is "an industrial container made of flexible fabric that is designed for storing and transporting dry, flowable products, such as sand, fertilizer, and granules of plastic."
What are FIBCs made of?
According to Wikipedia, "FIBCs are most often made of thick woven polyethylene or polypropylene, (petroleum based polymers), either coated or uncoated, and normally measure around 110 cm or 45-48 inches in diameter." Bulk Bags vary in height from 100 cm up to 200 cm (35 to 80 inches). The capacity of a bulk bag is normally around 1000 kg or 2000 lbs. "A bulk bag designed to transport one metric ton of material.while itself only weighs 5-7 lbs."