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Publication Date: 12/2002
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Thirteen things to consider when choosing a bulk bag unloader

If you'll be receiving materials in bulk bags, you'll need to invest in an appropriate bulk bag unloader to handle them safely, efficiently, and cleanly. This article outlines 13 things you need to consider before selecting a bulk bag unloader for your plant.

Many bulk solids processors like to receive their raw materials in bulk bags. Bulk bags, which typically hold between 500 and 2,000 pounds of material, provide important advantages over smaller bags, drums, or other containers. Bulk bags eliminate the need to handle multiple pallets of stacked bags or drums, and they minimize material containment and container disposal problems.

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