The flexitank is an instrument for the transport of bulk liquids totally safe, which due to its design and characteristics keeps the quality of the product transported intact, the first flexitanks marketed were reusable and needed to be cleaned before a subsequent use, which made them not convenient However, since the mid-1990s they were replaced by single-use ones.

Thus, the exporter / importer has the total guarantee that there will be no contamination by waste and once its use is finished it can be recycled.

Due to its characteristics, the use of flexitanks has great advantages:

Simple safe and economical

It carries a wide variety of products: It is a versatile container capable of housing both food grade and non-food products such as oil, wine, shampoo or ink.
Reduction in installation and loading time: The installation of the Flexitank in the container can take approximately 30 minutes and the load can take between 40 and 50 minutes depending on the type of merchandise. In addition, flexitanks can be transported by land or sea
Improving the competitiveness of the service: The use of a flexitank container only requires adapting it to a standard container, this represents for companies to reduce their costs and expedite the process prior to transport.
Increased storage capacity: Thanks to the fact that the merchandise can be loaded in bulk, the volume of a flexitank can range between 16,000 and 24,000 liters depending on the product.
It does not require cleaning or post-loading treatments: When we transport goods in flexitanks we do not have to perform a pre-load cleaning, we also avoid the contamination of future loads by the smell given off during the transport of the previous goods
There are other ways to transport liquids although there are some inconveniences when transporting liquids in smaller containers

Plastic or steel barrel

High costs in packaging
It requires a lot of time for filling
Problems managing container space
Use of forklifts to load the container

Intermediate bulk container (IBC)

Issue for availability
Use of forklifts to load the container
It requires a lot of time for filling
Cleaning costs for the container

When analyzing these comparisons individually we know that undoubtedly flexitank is the best option to transport liquids in bulk, since they can also transport a larger volume of liquid, guaranteeing a safe and economical transport.

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