Poly Bag Guide
Poly bags are used to store all types of products. They are commonly measured by width, length, and Mil. A"Mil" equals one-thousandth of an inch and is used to measure the thickness of a poly bag. Different Mils will provide different levels of protection and puncture-resistance.
Poly Bag Mil Thicknesses
1 Mil poly bags offer lightweight protection for temporary storage applications.
2 Mil poly bags are the most popular thickness used in the packaging industry. They are used for shipping small parts, clothing, or food items.
3 Mil poly bags are frequenty used for small parts and hardware because they provide good puncture-resistance.
4 Mil poly bags are designed for heavier industrial parts and tools.
6 Mil poly bags are ideal for protecting against punctures and tears. They are used for bolts, screws, and other industrial parts.
8 Mil poly bags are used for heavyweight items that need maximum strength.