Reclosable bags often associated with the brand name Ziploc developed by the Dow Chemical Company. Reclosable bags come in a variety of sizes with different zipper styles. The ability to reclose bags enables users to easily and conveniently package and store a variety of products.
Reclosable bags are used in residential and commercial kitchens as well as many industrial and non food related industries. There are a large number of sizes and thicknesses available. All of our reclosable bags are food safe and FDA approved. Case quantities range from 250 bags per case up to 1000 bags per case.
We have broken bag sizes into three categories. The three bag sizes are determined by the width of the bag which is the first number in the bag measurement. Below is an explanation of the bag sizes and what thickness is available in each size.
*Mini Reclosable Bags- Any bags with a width of less than three inches. We offer two and four mil thicknesses in our mini reclosable bags.
*Small Reclosable Bags- Any bags between three and six inches in width. We offer two, four, and six mil thicknesses in our small reclosable bags.
*Large Reclosable Bags- Any bags with a width of seven inches and above. We offer two, four, and six mil thicknesses in our large reclosable bags.
An explanation of bag thicknesses
Like many other plastic products, reclosable bags are measured in mils. A mil is a common form of measurement when referring to many different plastic items. One mil is one thousandth of an inch. In numerical form .001. Below is what strength each bag thickness is considered.
- 2 Mil = Standard Strength (Thickness of most household ziplock bags)
- 4 Mil = Heavy Duty
- 6 Mil = Extra Heavy Duty
Common bag sizes
We offer a large selection of reclosable bags, but below is a list of the most common sizes.
- 8"x8" Bags = 1 quart
- 8"x10" Bags = 1/2 gallon
- 10"x12" Bags = 1 gallon
- 13"x15" Bags= 2 gallons
Call us or fill out the quote request form for larger orders or custom sizes!