Plastic Ice Cube Bags In Stock & Ready to Ship the Same Day
Our super-strong plastic ice bags are made with EVA additives to withstand rough handling and below-freezing
temperatures. All of our poly ice bags are made with odor-free 100% virgin LLDPE resins, which meet all FDA
& USDA requirements for food contact. Choose from three different ice bag styles above in six different
All you need to know about Packaging Ice in Plastic Ice Bags
What style of ice bag should I choose? Choosing the right style of Ice Bag is one of
preference and packing function.
Manual ice bag packagers usually choose between two styles:
Loose-packed Plain Top Ice Bags, which include twist-ties for closing. Other closing options are available
option like bag sealing tape, etc.
Drawstring Ice Bags have a drawstring top for easy hassle-free closing once loaded with ice. The drawstring
allows for a convenient carrying handle for the consumer.
Higher volume ice packagers use semi-automatic and high-speed automatic packaging machines that require Ice
on Wicket or Ice Bag Roll Stock Film:
Wicketed Ice Bags have a lip and perforation on one side of the bag, which allows for groups of 100-250 bags
a wire or plastic wicket. One side of the ice bag is either blown open by air or manually pulled out to allow
easy filling and then torn from the lip and wicket once filled. Once filled these ice bags can be sealed with
twist ties, bag sealing tape, or heat-sealed. Wicket bags are used with bulk baggers and volumetric baggers.
is a partial list of machines that use wicketed ice bags: Matthiesen Automatic Wicket baggers, Matthiesen HSB
Matthiesen LV Series baggers, Matthiesen VLS Series Baggers, Matthiesen Model Bf-150 Bulk filler, Matthiesen
Finger system, JMC Automatic Bulk Ice Bagger Models BB 1600, and BB 1700.
Film Roll Stock (or Form Fill and Seal Sheeting) is printed polyethylene film that is configured as a single
wound or centerfold sheeting from which an automatic machine forms, fills, and seals individual ice bags. We
competitive pricing on Ice Bag Roll Stock. Get a quote now for custom ice
Baler Bags are larger (usually non-printed bags) on a wicket for loading multiple ice bags in for easier
handling and transportation. Get a quote on Baler bags.
What are Metallocene and EVA, and why are they important?
Metallocene is a type of LLDPE or linear low-density polyethylene resin that is used to make ice bags and film
stronger than traditional LDPE – Low-Density Polyethylene. EVA is a copolymer resin additive that helps poly
perform better in cold temperatures. All polyethylene films become brittle at freezing temperatures, so EVA is
to soften the film and aid in puncture resistance, ripping and tearing. EVA is safe for food contact.
What size bag do I need? Packaged Ice is sold in various capacities and the bag sizes
vary based on the style and size of the ice cubes being packaged.
5 lb. Ice Bags: 5 pound Ice Bag cools approximately 18 cans – 5# ice bags are commonly found at convenience
stores, liquor stores, beach shops, etc.
8 lb. Ice Bags: 8 lb. Ice Bag cools approximately 22 cans – 8# ice bags are the most common size at
stores, liquor stores, bait shops, etc.
10 lb. Ice Bags: 10 lb. Ice Bag cools approximately 27 cans – 10# ice bags are also common at grocery
warehouse clubs, convenience stores, liquor stores, ice house vending machines, etc.
20 lb. Ice Bags: 20 lb. Ice Bag cools approximately 55 cans – 20# ice bags are commonly used for commercial
applications, caterers, fishing charters, warehouse clubs, ice house vending machines, etc.
50 lb. Ice Bags: 50 lb. Ice Bag cools approximately 138 cans – 50# ice bags are commonly used for industrial
commercial applications, bulk ice sales for stadiums, sports arena, bars or anywhere large quantities of ice
Are our ice bags FDA/USDA approved? The FDA doesn’t approve anything they just issue
requirements. All of our ice bags and film meet the FDA and USDA requirements and are made of 100% virgin
certificate of compliance is available at your request.
Industries that use Ice Bags:
Hotels and Motels
Sports Arenas and Stadiums
Anyone needing to make, bag, or serve ice to their customers
Anyone using ice as part of their manufacturing process
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