What Is an IBC Tank?

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An IBC tank, or intermediate bulk container, is a versatile, robust and hardwearing piece of industrial storage equipment designed to safely hold large quantities of liquids and semi-liquids. IBC tanks are a stalwart feature of the industrial packaging world, offering a reusable and recyclable container that can hold everything from drinking water to hazardous chemicals. […]

What is an IBC water tank?

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An IBC water tank is a versatile, long-lasting, yet cost-effective storage container designed to store and protect large quantities of water or other liquids. An IBC tank (intermediate bulk container) can be used to safely store and transport a range of liquids, but is most commonly found storing drinking water. Given its UN ratings however, […]

How to Protect Your IBC From UV Damage

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Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) are long-lasting industrial storage containers designed to hold large quantities of liquid, in storage or in transport. But while IBCs are great for storage and transport, on their own they only offer your products and goods minimal protection against harmful UV rays that can easily penetrate the outer layer. This leaves […]

Packaging for the Manufacturing Industry

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The packaging industry supplies manufacturers with protective packaging solutions for the safe transportation of raw materials across sectors. Whether it’s boxes for car parts or barrels for oil and barley, packaging comes in all shapes and sizes and there isn’t one industry in the world that doesn’t rely on it. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY Manufacturing […]

What should you consider when transporting liquid?

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Industrial transportation is a hazardous business, whether it’s loading and unloading plastic barrels onto lorries or dealing with accidental spillages, the risks are high. Before you even think about the journey, there are a number of considerations that must be made in order for the safe transportation of liquid goods.  WHAT ARE THE MOST COMMON […]

How heavy is an empty intermediate bulk container?

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An intermediate bulk container (IBC) is a fantastic way to store industrial-size quantities of liquids and semi-liquids in a safe and secure way. IBCs are lightweight plastic containers, often fitted out with a steel cage for support and protection. They are durable, robust, hardwearing and reusable. But before investing in a set of IBCs to […]

Using IBCs for water tanks: What do you need to know?

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Intermediate bulk containers, or IBCs, are commonly used to store industrial liquids or hazardous chemicals.  But these heavy-duty containers are also perfect for storing water. An IBC water tank can accommodate a huge quantity of water, and its versatile design and transportability make it a great fit for this task.  IBC water tanks can be used in […]

What is an IBC?

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IBC is an acronym for intermediate bulk container, a large, reusable container used for storage or transport of industrial goods. Versatile IBCs have a long list of potential uses, from carrying chemicals to storing sand, and they’re a popular choice across a range of sectors.  They’re safe, durable, reusable and cost-effective.  Here, we take a detailed look […]

What is the difference between a reconditioned and a rebottled IBC?

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Intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) are reusable. This is one of the reasons why they can be such a cost-effective method for storing and transporting bulk materials such as chemicals. There are two types of reused IBCs available on the market; reconditioned IBCs and rebottled IBCs. WHAT IS A RECONDITIONED IBC? A reconditioned IBC is one […]

Which substances can you store in an IBC?

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WHAT IS AN IBC? The intermediate bulk container (IBC) is an industrial-grade, reusable container that is pallet-mounted. It is ideal for storing and transporting liquids and powders in bulk. The IBC is designed to be stackable, and you can use a forklift or pallet jack to move it. WHY ARE THESE CONTAINERS INTERMEDIATE? This refers to the […]