Dunnage Air Bag Product Line: Quick Look

AR / 1 Ply / Level 0

1 Ply Dunnage Air Bag

Stock Sizes

  • 36x48FF / 36x66FF
  • 36x84FF/ 48x48FF
  • 48x84FF/ 36x36TSF
  • 36x48TSF / 48x48TSF
  • 48x84TSF

Other Basic 1 Ply Air Bag Benefits:

  • Level 0 AR; 1 Ply AR: Abrasion Resistant
  • Outer Layer is manufactured with one ply of 90 lb linerboard.
  • The linerboard allows the bag to stand on its own within the void for ease of installation
  • Linerboard is 3 times more abrasion resistant than a 2 ply Kraft paper bag.
  • The inner bladder is made with LLDPE (Linear Low Density Ployethylene). The bladder is designed to be impermeable, retaining air for 14 days without loss of more than 0.5 psi
  • 3 psi maximum inflation
  • 8 psi average burst
  • Equivalent to a 3 ply, +/- 50,000 LBS.
  • Available with FF and TSF

2 Ply / SE&DEF Level 1

2 Ply Dunnage Air Bags

Stock Sizes

  • 24x36FF / 36x48FF
  • 36x66FF / 36x84FF
  • 48x48FF / 48x84FF
  • 48x96FF / 36x36TSF
  • 36x48TSF / 48x48TSF
  • 48x60TSF

Other Basic 2 Ply Air Bag Benefits:

  • The outer layer is made with two layers of extensible Kraft paper
  • The inner bladder is made with LLDPE (Linear Low Density Polyethylene). The bladder is designed to be impermeable, retaining air for 14 days without loss of more than 0.5 psi
  • Air bag end seams are stitched using polypropylene thread coupled with filler cord and a crepe tape binding.

Maximum Paper Tensile Strength for 2 Ply Dunnage Air Bags:

This design uses 302 stitches per inch which helps maximizing the paper’s tensile strength.

  • Available with FF and TSF
  • 3 psi max inflation
  • 7 psi average burst
  • For OTR / TL / LTL / Sea container
  • Manufactured with extensible Kraft paper

4 Ply Paper / Level 2

4 Ply Dunnage Air Bags

Stock Sizes

  • 36x48FF / 36x72FF
  • 36x84FF/ 36x96FF
  • 48x48FF / 48x60FF
  • 48x84FF / 48x96FF

Other Basic 4 Ply Air Bag Benefits:

  • Outer layer comprised of 4 layers of extensible Kraft paper
  • The inner bladder is made with LLDPE (Linear Low Density Polyethylene). The bladder is designed to be impermeable,retaining air for 14 days without loss of more than 0.5 psi.
  • Air Bag end seams are glued using multiple beads of adhesive glue and a special folding procedure resulting in end seams stronger than folded paper edges. This construction maximizes the paper’s tensile strengths.
  • 5 psi max inflation
  • 17.75 average burst
  • Available with FF and TSF
  • Load saver technology (bag in a bag)
  • 5 psi max inflation

6 Ply Paper / Level 3

6 Ply Dunnage Air Bags

Stock Sizes

  • 36x72FF / 36x96FF
  • 36x102FF / 36x120FF
  • 48x48FF / 48x60FF
  • 48x72FF / 48x84FF
  • 48x96FF / 48x102FF
  • 48x108FF / 48x120FF

Other Basic 6 Ply Air Bag Benefits:

  • Outer layer comprised of 6 layers of extensible Kraft paper.
  • The inner bladder is made with LLDPE (Linear Low Density Polyethylene). The bladder is designed to be impermeable, retaining air for 14 days without loss of more than 0.5 psi
  • Air Bag end seams are glued using multiple beads of adhesive glue and a special folding procedure resulting in end seams stronger than folded paper edges. This construction maximizes the paper’s tensile strengths.
  • 8 psi max inflation
  • 29.4 psi burst

8 Ply Paper / Level 4

Dunnage Air Bag Level 4

Stock Sizes

  • 30×60 FF / 30x96FF
  • 30x102FF / 36x96FF
  • 36x102FF / 48x48FF
  • 48x60FF / 48x72FF
  • 48x96FF / 48x102FF
  • 48x108FF

Other Basic 8 Ply Air Bag Benefits:

  • Outer layer comprised of 6 layers of extensible Kraft paper.
  • The inner bladder is made with LLDPE (Linear Low Density Polyethylene). The bladder is designed to be impermeable,retaining air for 14 days without loss of more than 0.5 psi
  • Air Bag end seams are glued using multiple beads of adhesive glue and a special folding procedure resulting in end seams stronger than folded paper edges. This construction maximizes the paper’s tensile strengths.
  • 10 psi maximum inflation
  • 31.9 psi average burst

Polywoven Dunnage Air Bags are perfect for loads between 75,000 and 160,000 lbs. They are ideal bags for railcar or ship, where loads are exposed to heavy vibrations.

Polywoven Standard / Level 3

Stock Sizes

  • 36×72 / 48×84 FF
  • 48x96FF 48x108FF
  • 48x120FF

Other Basic Polywoven Standard Air Bag Benefits:

  • 8 psi maximum inflation
  • 25 psi burst
  • Higher pack out
  • 60 % Lighter bag than equivalent paper bag
  • Weather resistant
  • Excellent resistance to harsh chemical environment
  • For lateral and longitudinal railcar bracing
  • Available with Fast Fill or Syn-Tex Valve

Polywoven Medium / Level 4

Stock Sizes

  • 30x66FF / 36x102FF
  • 48x96FF 48x102FF
  • 48x108FF 48x120FF
  • 60x102FF / 60x108FF

Other Basic Polywoven Medium Air Bag Benefits:

  • 10 psi maximum inflation
  • 30 psi burst
  • Higher pack out
  • 60 % Lighter than equivalent paper bag
  • Weather resistant
  • Excellent resistance to harsh chemical environment
  • For lateral and longitudinal railcar bracing
  • Available with Fast Fill or Syn-Tex Valve

Polywoven Heavy / Level 5

Stock Sizes

  • 30x120SX / 30x96SX / 36x102SX
  • 36x48SX / 36x72SX / 36x96SX
  • 48x72SX / 48x96SX / 48x102SX
  • 48x108SX / 48x112SX / 48x120SX

Other Basic Polywoven Heavy Air Bag Benefits:

  • 10 psi maximum inflation
  • 21 psi burst
  • Higher pack out
  • 60 % Lighter bag than equivalent paper bag
  • Weather resistant
  • Excellent resistance to harsh chemical environment
  • Excellent for horizontal application for rolls of paper
  • Available with Fast Fill or Syn-Tex Valve


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