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How to Choose the Right Poly Bag?

There are a lot of options, especially when it comes to buying plastic bags. As a consumer and end-user, you must get what is best for packaging your goods easily and safe while also ensuring that they will withstand all the possible circumstances encountered during shipments, transit and/or fulfilment. You don't want to spend on an over-priced bag, nor do you want to make the bag thicker than you actually need at high budget. However, you don't want to get the bag made too tiny or thin resulting in not being able to use it or your product being pierced or split while being packed inside.

The first step in choosing the best plastic bag for your necessities is to figure out what kind of bag you require. There are multiple kinds of plastic bags available, each with its unqie features and functions. Let's evaluate the various types of bag you may consider buying for your business.

Lip and Adhesive Tape Bags / Shipping Bag / Courier Bag

These bags have a side protective layer with the tape running from across the bag's lip. Perpetual (one-time use) or multiple use tape can be used on these pouches. These can be crammed in a staple pack, on a wicket, or end up losing.

Zipper Bag / Zip Lock Bag

Zipper bag has a slider can be sealed and opened many times. The slider which works in a similar way to a zip fastener. It is best for storing something needed to be sealed air-tight to keep fresh and dry, yet, allowing multiple opening and closing of the bag.

Wicketed Bags

Wicketed bags are siding seal bags with a wire wicket inside. Since they can be crowded and divided speedily, these bags are a fantastic choice for adequate and easy packaging usually in a retail shop.

Staple Pack Bags

These are stapled to a chipboard header and have a side seal. The top of the bag is pierced, making it easy to peel away rapidly and efficiently.

Flat / Loose Bags

These are the most basic bag styles we offer. These come flat-packed and unassembled. These are ideal for use in the plastics, meals, and hardware industries.

Backflip bags

A backflip bag features a fold-over top that enables it to be closed quickly and easily without the need for glue or heating. The length of the flip will be determined by how much overlapping you want for closing.

Side Gusseted Bags

A backflip bag features a wrap top that enables it to be closed quickly and easily without the need for glue or heating. The length of the flipping will be determined by how much overlapping you desire for closing.

Bottom Gusseted Bags

These side seal bags with an expanded bottom work similarly to side gusset bags. In the textile and food sectors, these bags are standard.

There are also other important things one need to consider while ordering and making their own custom sized, custom printed bag.

Poly Bag Size

It may be challenging to choose the appropriate size plastic bag for your goods. You'll want to make sure the bag is large enough to enclose your goods and close it if required utterly. An impulsive heat sealing or a twist tie may be used to close the bag mechanically. You may determine the size you need for a flat bag to send, a side snug fitting bag for perimeter, or a sack to line a box. You may use this translation tool to calculate out what size is best for your requirements.


The thickness of your bag will have a significant effect on cost. The more plastics in a bag, the thicker it is. More the polyester it includes, the more money it will cost you. This does not, however, imply that thickness should be sacrificed only to save money. Your bag will be pierced or ripped more easily if it is thin or lighter. You must examine the kind of object placed inside the bag and the circumstances that the backpack will be subjected to throughout the manufacturing, shipping, and usage procedures.

Selecting the Best Poly Bag for Your Application

Different forms and substances of poly bags are not necessarily compatible. One polybag may be significant and thick, intended to contain cement fill, while others might be thin and light enough to tear by hand. Our company provides HDPE, LDPE or LLDPE, MDPE, CPE and many other poly bags in different materials to meet various packaging needs. To get your desired outcomes, it's critical to think about the best material and bag form ahead of time. These factors are discussed in this article to assist you in determining the best match for your application.

Summing It Up

Choosing the appropriate plastic bag for your protective packaging, packing, and shipment requirements are critical. We hope the information provided above has been worthwhile. You are then able to choose the right bag for your requirements.

If you want more personalized advice and custom plastic bag, please feel free to contact our poly bag and packaging specialist at

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