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UN-Rated IBC ships chemicals requiring barrier protection.

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August 14, 2014 - Made with HDPE and Quoral® Barrier Resin, 48 x 40 x 46 in. Baritainer® serves as alternative to fluorinated and multilayer IBCs for packaging and shipping of chemicals requiring barrier protection. Monolayer barrier IBC (Intermediate Bulk Container) has 275 gal capacity, 144 lb tare weight, and 3,805 lb gross weight and comes in zinc-galvanized square tubular steel grid cage with galvanized stamped sheet metal pallet. Features include 6 in. fill opening and 2 in. discharge opening.

Barrier Plastics, Inc.

3972 Barranca Parkway, Suite J468, Irvine, CA, 92606, USA

Original Press Release

Barrier Plastics Introduces Innovative Baritainer® Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC)

Press release date: August 13, 2014

More Than a Year in Development, Groundbreaking Product Is the Only UN-Rated Monolayer-Barrier IBC in the United States

Irvine, CA—Barrier Plastics, Inc. proudly announces the long-awaited launch of its new Baritainer® Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC). A full year of research and development went into the release of the IBC, which is made with HDPE and Quoral® Barrier Resin. The IBC serves as an alternative to fluorinated and multilayer IBCs for the packaging and shipping of chemicals requiring barrier protection.

Barrier Plastics is the only US company to manufacture a UN-rated monolayer barrier Intermediate Bulk Container. At 40" wide, 48" long, and 46" high, the Barrier IBC has a capacity of 275 gallons (1,000 liters), a tare weight of 144 pounds, and a gross weight of 3,805 pounds. It features a six-inch (150-millimeter) fill opening and two-inch discharge opening, and it comes in a zinc-galvanized square tubular steel grid cage with a galvanized stamped sheet metal pallet. A variety of gasket options is available, and the valve is tamper evident. Additional, larger-capacity IBCs are currently in product development.

All Barrier Plastics Baritainer® containers are made with Quoral® Barrier Resin (BR), manufactured by Barrier Plastics's sister company, BP Polymers. Quoral® BR is a unique, proprietary barrier resin additive for high-density polyethylene that utilizes laminate technology. Quoral®-based containers can safely transport solvent-based products such as household chemicals, industrial chemicals, cleaning solvents, adhesives, wood preservatives, automotive additives, and agricultural chemicals. They can also safely transport foodstuffs such as flavorings and edible and essential oils.

Barrier Plastics's new corporate address is below. For more information on all of Barrier Plastics's products, please visit www.barrierplastics.com, email info@barrierplastics.com, or call (949) 380-1611.

ABOUT BARRIER PLASTICS, INC.
Barrier Plastics, Inc. was founded in 2008 after two years of extensive materials research and product development. Based in California with domestic warehousing in Artesia and Newark, California, Barrier Plastics is the sole US manufacturer of Quoral® BR Baritainers®. The company is a proud member in good standing of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). Barrier Plastics's sister company, BP Polymers, LLC, is located in Southern California.

Barrier Plastics, Inc.
3972 Barranca Parkway, Suite #J468
Irvine, CA 92606
O: 949-380-1611
F: 949-855-1519
www.barrierplastics.com

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