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What Thickness Do I need?

The following examples refer to LDPE - Low Density Polyethylene

25 microns - Magazines sent by post are in 25 micron LDPE bags.

36 microns - Minimum for AS 4736-2006 to be allowed as a reusable bag.

38 microns - General purpose stationary and light duty bags.

50 microns - Same thickness as a Glad Snap lock sandwich bags.

65 microns – Express Post and courier satchels.

75 microns - 25 L potting mix bag or component bag for mechanical fittings.

100 microns - Very heavy Duty Gardening Products.

150 microns – Special purpose extra heavy duty.

200 microns – Legal minimum thickness for Asbestos bags.

 

The following examples refer to LDPE - High Density Polyethylene

10 microns - Produce Bags on roll in supermarket.

15 microns - Typical normal duty carton liner.

15 microns - Good Quality singlet bags like supermarkets used to give away.

20 - 25 microns - Heavy duty singlet bags.

36 microns - Minimum for AS 4736-2006 to be allowed as a reusable bag.