55 Gallon Mylar Plastic Bag - Heat Sealable
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55 Gallon Mylar Plastic Bag - Heat Seal-able

Item Number# 31-M5323HS
$25.95
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Mylar Heal Seal Foil Bag 55 GAL, With an Inner Poly Lining; The bag measures 38.75"Top OD x 53" H x 23.25" Bottom Round OD

These 55 Gallon Mylar bags used for food and water storage is a convenient way to store water in an Open Top Barrel to avoid contamination. They may also be used for long term food storage by sealing it with a Mylar heat sealer.

By using a Mylar Bag you can use just about any clean barrel to make it food grade. You should of course make sure the lid is also clean of any contamination. It will help keep out water, mice, bugs. If the bag is heat sealed and an oxygen absorber is placed in the Mylar, you can expect protection from oxygen as well. The Benefits of using Mylar are truly endless. The Mylar Bag can be sealed with a ordinary clothes iron or you may purchase a Heat Sealer Here

Many farmers and ranchers use Mylar Plastic Bags for animal feed storage as well as seed or plant storage. The uses for Mylar Bags is quite endless. and is only limited by your imagination.

If you need other sizes of Mylar whether it be Zip Lock or Heat Seal please visit this Mylar Bag Page

(Heat Seal Required), .75 Wide Seals

Weight 1 lb each

Heat Sealable Mylar Bags 4.3 Mils

55 and 30 Gallon Open Top Barrels and Drums

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES (48GaPET/ PE / .00035 FOIL / LLDPE)

Total Thickness (mils) 4.3 mil



TRANSMISSION RATE of WATER-VAPOR (FED 101) (routinely measured at .0003 -we certify to .005 maximum) < 0.005 gr./100in.2 24 hrs. (.0003 measured)

TRANSMISSION RATE of O2 (MOCON) 0.001/cc/m2 /24 hrs. (0.0006 measured)

STRENGTH | TENSILE (ASTM D882-83, A) 22 lb./in.

STRENGTH | BREAKING (GRAB - FED 191) 58 lb.

STRENGTH | BURSTING MULLEN (TAPPI T403) 57 lb./in2

STRENGTH | PUNCTURE (FTMS 101) 15.2 LB.

HEAT SEAL CONDITIONS (RECOMMENDED) 400° 40 PSI/1 sec. Foil Thickness .00035 MINIMUM

Mylar Drum Liners High Barrier, Heavy Duty Drum Liners BayTec’s protective drum liners are manufactured from high-barrier foil Mylar laminate and have a flat, round bottom that allows them to conform to the interior of drums and pails. Unlike clear poly drum inserts, these Mylar versions drastically increase shelf life while protecting contents from water, moisture, vapor, light, and oxygen. In addition to protecting contents, these barrel liners protect barrels themselves, converting any drum or pail to a food-safe storage container.

BayTec stocks standard sizes for 5 and 55-gallon drums, in a heavy-duty 5 mils thick proprietary material, and can custom produce foil drum liners in a variety of sizes and materials.

Benefits of Mylar Drum Liners Eliminate waste and extend product shelf life, while protecting contents and keeping drums clean. Learn more about how Mylar drum inserts can help ensure product integrity while making processing and clean-up more convenient;

Keep drum clean / prevent contamination from the drum Prevent unwanted contamination Protect environmentally sensitive products Increase product shelf-life Provide waterproof protection Block oxygen, light, and scent Add protection for shipping Optimize filling/handling/transitioning products Make drums food-safe Features of Drum Liners from BayTec BayTec’s round bottom drum liners differ from other manufacturers’ products because they have a much better barrier against light, oxygen and other environmental corrosives. The Mylar foil turns any drum into an air-tight storage container, but even when compared with other Mylar foil drum liner, BayTec’s proprietary white, food safe laminate and thicker 5 mil construction stands out.

BPA-Free and meets FDA specifications for food safety Open head; Close via the heat seal or bag clip Flat round bottom conforms to drum shape and reduces product waste Full 5 mils thick for added barrier protection and puncture resistance Heat sealable for better protection Readily available in standard sizes or by custom order

Specifications

  • Color;Silver
  • Total Thickness (mils) 4.3 mil
  • Dimensions: 23" X 23" X 53"
  • Weight 1 lb each

Q & A's

Questions & Answers about 55 Gallon Mylar Plastic Bag - Heat Sealable

Question: Can you put hot water in these for backpacking trips....re-hydrating foods? are they FDA approved? By Mike F.
Answer: Hot, but not "boiling". FDA does not regulate specific food packaging (or for that matter, storage, or preparation) products, just the materials (in general) they're are
Question: Can these be used with a FoodSaver system? Tim B.
Answer: No they can't be used with a Food Saver because they food saver doesn't get hot enough for this type of plastic. Mylar bags can be sealed with a clothes iron. That's what I use.
Question: Once a Mylar bag is heat sealed, can it be pulled open or is using scissors the only way to open it? John S.
Answer: Scissors only. I've tried; they are tough. My opinion - it is better to get the Ziploc ones
Question: Are the o2 absorbers needed or would creating a good vacuum, or using an inert gas work just as good? Mary F.
Answer: Vacuum sealing or using a Nitrogen flush technique should be effective and just fine. O2 Absorbers are just a practical way to make your items stay fresh if you do not have access to what is often very expensive machinery. Any standard method for preservation should work just fine if done correctly.

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