Flexitank, which is made of polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), is a soft, high-strength, light-weight and disposable bladder used for the bulk shipments of non-hazardous liquid materials within a standard 20-foot ISO container. The installation of a 24,000-liter flexitank takes approximately 10-20 minutes. Once the installation is completed, it is merely a matter of connecting hoses to the flexitank and then turning on a pump to commence loading. Depending on the viscosity of the product, the loading period can take as few as 30-45 minutes. Once the loading is completed, the loaded flexitank within the ISO container can be transported by rail, road or ship.
The overall benefits of using a BLT flexitank in transportation are cost effective in comparison with ISO tank containers or IBCs.
-- High payloads, low weight and space.
-- No return, cleaning and demurrage cost.
-- Lower labor/time consuming for handling & loading.
-- Clean asepsis and no risk of contamination.
-- Environmentally friendly.
-- No forklift required.
-- Can be rapidly positioned by airfreight if urgently needed.