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Type C Bulk Bags

FIBC Type C are made from fabrics that have inter-connected static dissipative or conductive threads, which is why they're known as conductive FIBC or groundable FIBC. Originally they were made from entirely conductive materials, but now groundable Type C FIBC are more commonly made from non-conductive polypropylene interwoven with conducting yarns, normally in a grid pattern. The conductive yarns must be electrically interconnected and connected to designated ground or earth bonding points. The ground or earth bonding points must in turn be connected to a system ground or earth during all bulk bag filling and emptying operations.

Type C Bulk Bag Specifications

We are able to provide the shortest lead time in the industry for Type C bulk bags that meet a number of specifications. Below are several of the specifications we can meet:

Capacity Empty Size
(W X D X H)
Filled Diameter Applications Quote
5 to 20 cubic feet 20" X 20" to 31" X 31"* 38" Used for higher bulk density products or smaller weight requirements. Request a Quote
21 to 75 cubic feet 35" X 35" to 37" X 37" 46" Most common for all products. Used in truck shipmens and export containers. Request a Quote
76 cubic feet and up 41" X 41" to 43" X 43" 53" For smaller bulk density products where height restrictions occur. Used for rail shipments Request a Quote

*Custom dimensions available at no additional charge

FIBC Type C Requirements

Elway preforms tests to meet Type C bulk bag requirements including electrical breakdown voltage and propagating brush discharge testing. Type C bulk bags also require testing for resistance to ground-able point.

FIBC Type C Applications

Common products that use Type C bulk bags:

  • Combustible solids with MIE less than 3mJ
  • Transporting flammable vapors and gases with MIE > 0.14mJ.