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When Size Does Matter, Different Types, Shapes & Size Plastic Bags for all Purposes

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Measuring for Box Liners - Gusseted

Box Liner - Gusseted

**Note: Depth(D) is the shorter of the 2 sides.

1. Width (W) of the bag = width of the box + 1"

2. Depth (D) of the bag = depth of the box + 1"

3. Length (L) of the bag = height of the box + depth + 6" to allow coverage of the box contents.

Examples:

Box: 18"W x 12" D x 14" H
Bag: 19" W x 13" D x 33" L


Measuring for Square Containers - Layflat

Square Container - Layflat

1. Width (W) of the bag = width + depth of container + 2" for a looser fit.

2. Length (L) of the bag = height of the container + half of the depth to the height. Add 5" for overhang

Example:

Container: 14" W x 10" D x 32" H
Bag: 26" W x 42" L


Measuring for Pallet Covers - Gusseted

Pallet Cover - Gusseted

**Note: Depth (D) is the shorter of the 2 sides.)

1. Width (W) of the cover = width of the pallet + 1-2"

2. Depth (D) of the cover = depth of the pallet + 1-2"

3. Length (L) of the cover = height of the pallet + half of the depth.

Example:

Pallet: 40"W x 36"D x 50"H
Cover: 42" W x 38" D x 68" L


Measuring for Round Containers - Layflat

Round Container - Layflat

1. Circumference (C) of the container = Diameter (D) x 3.14

2. Width (W) of the bag = Circumference divided by 2 + 1" for looser fit.

3. Length (L) of the bag = container height + container diameter. Add 5" for overhang.

Example:

Container: 12" D x 30" H
Bag: 20" W x 47" L


Measuring for Reclosable Zip Bags

Measuring for a Reclosable Zip Bag

1. Measure Length (L) of the bag from the bottom of the bag to the base of the reclosable seal.

2. Measure Width (W) of the bag from side to side.

3. For rigid items add 1/2" to the Width (W) fo the bag to allow the item to fit through the opening.

4. For thick and bulky items adjust dimensions accordingly.

5. Add 1/2" to 2" to both dimensions for a looser fit.

Example:

For a flat product 3 1/2" W x 5 1/2" L, the bag dimensions should measure at least 4" W x 6" L


Measuring for Slider Top Bags

Measuring for a Slider Top Bag

1. Measure Length (L) from the bottom of the bag to the base of the slider closure.

2. Measure Width (W) of the bag from side to side.

3. For rigid items, add 1/2" to the Width (W) of the bag to allow the item to fit through the opening.

4. For thick and bulky items adjust dimensions accordingly.

5. Add 1/2" to 2" to both dimensions for a looser fit.

Example:

For a flat product 2 1/2" W x 5 1/2" L, the bag dimensions should measure at least 4" W x 6" L.

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