Long Skinny Bags

Long Narrow Bags 38" to 65" in Length – 4" to 12" Diameter Opening

Long Skinny Bags for Shipping Blueprints, Architectural Drawings,
Fabrics, Wallpaper, Sand Bags, Plant Stalks, Mats, Parts, Tools…


long skinny bags for shipping
Designed as Blueprint Shipping Bags, These High Quality Long Skinny Bags Have Many Other Uses!

For any special orders please call us (minimum orders start at 10,000 bags).
   

This page is to help guide you on selecting long and skinny bags ("Plan Bags") for your specific needs.
These specialty bags come in 4-Mil Self Sealing Poly and 2-Ply 70 Kraft Paper. Diameter openings range from 4” to 12” with lengths from 40” to 65”.

   
For the BEST Prices, Selection and Service go to:
www.PlanBags.com


LongSkinnyBags by PlanBags.com are lowest priced Plan Bags and the industry standard for long, skinny bags since 1968. The below information has been compiled to help guide you in learning about and selecting a long skinny bag for your shipping and storage needs.

Brown Kraft Paper: Common brown grocery bags are made out of Kraft Paper. Most grocery bags are 40# or 50# paper weight; PlanBags.com offers a 70# (pound) Kraft Paper shipping bag.

# (pound): Measures the paper weight. The higher the number the thicker and stronger the paper. Beware - we have found that it is common that others sell a 50# stock. A 70# Kraft Paper is 40% stronger and important when it comes to protecting what is inside.

Ply: Refers to the number of paper sheets a bag is made of. Think of 2-ply as “double bagging” a grocery bag. 2-Ply is a much stronger bag and better for shippingand and adds more cushion.

2-ply 70# kraft paper blueprint shipping bags2-Ply: A 2-ply bag, which costs only pennies more than a 1-ply bag, is made of 2 sheets of 70# Kraft paper bound together as 2 separate sleeves of paper. Most often it is sewn together at the bottom which is much stronger than glue. This makes them strong enough to protect your thick as a “tree-trunk” shipment of plans or goods.

4-mil poly blue print shipping bags4-Mil Poly (polyethylene): Most poly bags are made from co-extruded polyethylene. The strongest bags are made of 4 mil Poly, similar to heavy-duty yard leaf bags made of 4-mil poly. Technically a 4-mil bag is .004 inches thickness. Co-extruding means mixing 2 or more compounds together for strength when producing the bags. We have found that other vendors state their bags are “a special co-extruded formula” which means they just charge more but are not necessarily any stronger. Compare PlanBags pricing to the other leading poly brand.

Telescope 2 Bags together to make a longer bag! Plans, Fabric or Wallpaper NEW WORD Longer Than the Length of 1 Bag! Telescope 2 Bags! You can always telescope one bag over the other if what you are inserting is longer than the length of one the bag.

long skinny shipping bag dimensionsKraft Paper Bag Dimensions: The most important aspect of a bag is the diameter opening and the length of the bag. A Kraft paper bag size of 6 x 3.5 x 40 bag refers to the following: 6 x 3.5 is the opening of the bag. Like a grocery bag, 6 refers to inches of one side of the bag, the “gusset - like an accordion” is the other side at 3.5 inches. 40 Refers to the length of the bag (in inches). See an example here.

Poly Bag Dimensions: The most important aspect of a bag is the diameter opening and the length of the bag. Poly bags lay flat (no gusset). A 9.5 x 44 Poly bag: 9.5 refers to the width of the bag lying flat. Once opened it creates a 6” diameter opening. 44 refers to the length. See an example here.

Most Popular: Self Sealing 4-mil Poly sells about 2-to-1 over Paper. Poly is much easier to work with. Is lighter weight, cost less to ship. A box of Bags is smaller to store and costs less in shipping. Poly Bags ship from LA and paper ships from TN. Unfortunately, PlanGags.com has to pass the shipping cost off to the consumer.

Most Popular Sizes: In Poly the 9.5 x 44 (6” diameter opening, 44” long), 13 x 44 (8.25” diameter opening, 44” long), 15 x 48 (9.5” diameter opening, 48” long) are the most popular. There are four sizes available for your specific needs at PlanBags.com.

The most common sizes in both Kraft Paper and Poly are the 6” x 3.5” x 40” (6” diameter opening, 40” long), 8 x 5 x 44 (8.25” diameter opening, 44” long), 10 x 5 48 (9.5” diameter opening, 48” long). There are five sizes available for your specific needs at PlanBags.com.

Online Size and Pricing Chart at PlanBags.com


Plan Bags QUICK SIZE Guide
All sizes are in inches


SELF-SEALING 4-MIL SKY BLUE POLY (Polyethylene) Plan Bags

poly plastic blueprint shipping bags Product Name
Bag size opening and length of bag
 
6.25
x 40
4
Diameter Opening
12.5
Circumference 40 Long
#2
   
9.5
x 44
6
Diameter Opening
19
Circumference 44 Long
#1
A    
13
x 44
8.25
Diameter Opening
26
Circumference 44 Long
#3
B    
15
x 48
9.5
Diameter Opening
30
Circumference 48 Long   C  

#1, 2 and 3 are our most popular poly bags!
Bags A, B & C are the same size as our A, B & C Kraft Paper bag.

70 # 2-PLY BROWN KRAFT PAPER Plan Bags

2-ply paper blueprint shipping bags Product Name
Bag size opening and length of bag
 
6
x 3.5 x 40
6
Diameter Opening
19
Circumference 40 Long
#1
A
8
x
5
x 44
8.25
Diameter Opening
26
Circumference 44 Long
#2
B    
10
x
5
x 48
9.5
Diameter Opening
30
Circumference 48 Long
#3
C    
11
x
8
x 65
12
Diameter Opening
38
Circumference 65 Long      
4 x
2
x 38
3.75
Diameter Opening
12
Circumference 38 Long
New Size
 

#1, 2 and 3 are our most popular paper bags!
Bags A, B & C are the same size as our A, B & C Poly bag.


long skinny bagsPlans, Fabric or Wallpaper Larger Than the Length of 1 Bag! Telescope 2 Bags! You can always telescope one bag over the other if what you are inserting is longer than the length of the bag.

Easy Ordering Online: www.planbags.com has a simple and easy to follow website for ordering products with payment by credit cardOrders are shipped same day. Customer service is A+!

planbags.com homepage


Shipping: PlanBags charges for shipping via UPS Ground and your actual shipping costs can be calculated before you purchase. All bags are shipped in units of 25 and 100. Both the Kraft Paper and Poly bags are accepted by the US Mail, UPS, FedEx...

Bottom Line – Since 1968: If you have any questions about sizes or anything the staff at PlanBags is happy to help you and they offer the best blueprint shipping bags at the lowest cost with the best customer service!

Any questions or comments please contact:
Drew or Diana
bags@planbags.com
505 Beach Street, Suite 126
San Francisco, CA 94133
800 794 8494 | M–T 9am–5:30pm PST, Friday 9-3:30pm PST

For any special orders please call us (minimum orders start at 10,000 bags).