The Importance of Dunnage Bags

by Devendra Kumar Article
The other names of a dunnage bag are air bags, air cushions, and inflammable bags. It is used during the transit of cargo, sea containers, rail cars, trucks, and vessel, as it is one of the most cost-effective ways to stabilize the cargo. These bags comprise of an elastic film, which is stuffed with air and it acts as a cushion for the load in a cargo unit.

In the market, these dunnage bags are available in various sizes, shapes, and designs, to suit different requirements. The quantity of air in dunnage bags depends on the size of the bag. The various shapes in which it is available are sphere shape, standard cushion shape, tubular cushion, edge cushion.

The main function of this bag is to protect the cargo units during transportation. It can be used for every kind of cargo and in any kind of transport for a safe delivery of goods. These bags are easy to use, as one just needs to fill the dunnage bags with compressed air and place them in between the cargo units. Before using them, one should take into account the size of the bag, as the placement of a wrong size will not serve the purpose and will affect the safety of cargo units.

There are various types of dunnage bags available in the market such as paper dunnage bags, woven polypropylene bags, and polypropylene paper laminated bags. These are reusable and recyclable. The bags to be reused again must have a screw on the quick fill valve.

The only precaution that one must keep in mind while using these bags is that it should be kept away from the pointed and sharp articles like nails, etc., as the sharp edges can burst it.

Benefits and properties of dunnage bags-
  • These bags are water resistant and robust in structure.
  • They can last for long, as they are durable in nature. 
  • They are easy to use and require very less maintenance.
  • They are easy to store, as air can be refilled again.

The dunnage bags are a one-stop solution for all transport and manufacturing companies, which need to safely transport their goods to the customers. In Malaysia, there are a number of suppliers of dunnage bags. The suppliers of dunnage bags in Malaysia should carry out a series of rigorous testing on each and every lot before making the final dispatch. They should offer them at a reasonable rate in order to have a strong grip over the market.

Thus, it can be concluded that the demand for dunnage bags is sprouting day by day and it plays an indispensable role in transport and packaging industry.

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