What is Non Woven Bags Made Of? The Use of Polypropylene in Bags
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The use of non woven bags these days have become really popular because of the many benefits it can provide not just for the company but also for the environment. Polypropylene bags are known because they are reusable, eco friendly and a great choice in marketing your business.
Let’s get to know more about this type of bag and the materials used to make it. Is it worth investing in it for your business?
Getting to Know Bags That Are NonWoven
There’s a difference between nonwoven and woven bags, so let’s try to compare them to clear up the confusion.
Woven bags are made using a woven fabric for durability. The fabric used is known to be flexible, the shape can retain well, it’s strong wherein it allows you to use it multiple times; it can be placed in your washing machines and can design the bags in a matte or laminated finish.
Nonwovens bags, uses fibers to make fabrics and producing the bags thermally, chemically or mechanically. The fabrics used makes it are more versatile if compared to woven bags, the application has a wider range, it’s less expensive, and a better replacement option to ditch plastic bags.
Nonwoven is considered to be a new generation of material that’s eco-friendly, has moisture, it’s flexible, breathable, non-combustion, light, non-toxic, non-irritating, easy to break down, can apply rich colors, reusable, recyclable and the benefits goes on!
Nonwoven cloth’s tailoring and sewing are very convenient because it’s light and easy to shape. The composition of its fabric include polypropylene, polyester, nylon, acrylic, spandex, etc. dissimilar ingredients will have very different nonwoven styles.
Non Woven Polypropylene Bags
NON-WOVEN POLYPROPYLENE is a thermoplastic polymer, it means that it can be melted, recycled and turned into other kinds of items. The NWPP is made to look like it’s ‘woven’ by making a cross-thatched pattern that it is being pressed on the material.
The bags are made by spinning polypropylene polymers through the use of heat and air turning them into long fluffy threads and pressing them in the middle of hot rollers to achieve a solid yet flexible kind of fabric that has a weave-like texture comparable to a canvass. The texture makes the fabric breathable, which looks and feels generally pleasant at the same time. Colors and texture last for many years too.
Do’s and Don’ts
Do: Print Area Should Be Raised
Are you thinking about printing on your nonwoven Polypropylene Bags? If yes then keep in mind that when doing so, you need to make a flat and even surface for printing your design when using heat. The thick seams, strings, buttons, zippers, and straps should not be near the printing area. You can use an interchangeable platen when utilizing a heat press, or you can also raise the print space with your print perfect pad or mousepad for an even, flat and firm surface.
Don’t: Placing Non Woven Polypropylene Bags in High Temperature
Using heat press should be used correctly to avoid getting your bags damaged. The press setting should be at a low temperature. The heat transfer with a low heat press application should be chosen. These types of bags should never be pressed in a heat that’s higher than 275 degrees to avoid experience some melting in your bag’s fabric. There are heat transfers at 300 degrees but some bags may encounter minor melting.
Do: Decorate It
You don’t have to worry about beautifying it because Polypropylene Bags can be decorated as long as you keep the temperature low to avoid a melted and messy design. Others think it’s scary and intimidating, this is a normal reaction for first-timers. There are professional printing companies that can help you with this.
Don’t: Choosing NOT Environmentally Friendly Materials
The good thing about this kind of bag is that it’s environmentally friendly and efficient. It does have an impact on the environment but it is among the least of any material, traditional and synthetic.
Although it’s considered as “plastic,” not all are equal in this regard. Here are the advantages of Polypropylene (PP) and Polyethylene (PE), and the reasons why the environment benefit from them:
· Fewer natural resources are taken to produce them.
· Lesser waste products are generated in production and disposal.
· Widely recycled.
· Biodegradable or can be broken down into hydrogen and carbon.
· Whenever they are burnt, toxic gases are not generated such as chlorine from PVC plastics.
About half a century ago, Polypropylene (PP) and Polyethylene (PE) became two new members in the family of polyolefin. Polyolefins are made from the natural polyolefin resins. Its electrical properties are good; its chemical resistance to solvents, alkalis, acids is good; durability and environmental stress resistance are also good. These two types of plastic can also do all traditional applications that are being used in paper, PVC glass or metal. You can also print on them, die-cut for presentations and packaging purposes, foil embossed and even satisfy all of the traditional uses for binders and other kinds of information packaging. They have increased durability and has more wear resistance compared to paper.
Types of Promotional Bags You Can Use
There are different ways that you can think of when using a non-woven Polypropylene and eco-friendly bag. You can make the bags as part of your marketing efforts in promoting your business or company. It can be perfect for any kind of reusable bags such as the following:
· Heavy-duty shopper and supermarket bags
· Tote bags
· Drawstring backpacks
· Foldable bags
· Carry bags for wine, coffee, and bottles
· Metallic bags
· Messenger bags
· Cake bags
Extra Design Features for Nonwoven Bags
Once you’ve made your mind on the type of bag that you want to use as part of your promotional strategy, you can add eye-catching features in your bag’s design such as the following:
· Metal eyelets
· Rope handles
· Popper fastener
· Name cardholders
· Velcro tabs
· Hard bases
Other beneficial features of using nonwoven PP ecofriendly bag include:
· It is 100% recyclable.
· It is 100% reusable.
· It is anti-bacterial and water-resistant.
· It can be Pantone matched.
· It has different kinds of thickness that you can choose from 80gms, 100gms, and 120gms.
· Lamination is available: matte or gloss.
The extreme versatility of nonwoven bags allows you to create a reusable bag that can last for a very long time styled, shaped and designed according to your liking or need. This is why you must plan carefully if you want this as a marketing item in your company. It’s also very cost-effective, a perfect economical choice especially if your marketing budget is limited.
Recommended Print Techniques for Polypropylene Items
Nonwoven polypropylene bags is an excellent fabric to print on. The coverage is 100% and design output is of high quality, which allows you to send your marketing messages. If the artwork is intricate, you can use a silkscreen in any subtle color gradients or single block color. But if you choose to work with photographic CMYK artwork, you should choose OPP lamination, this is recommended.
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