This section of Elkay's Poly Bag Foodservice Training Module is designed to quickly
provide information regarding the use of poly bags in grocery stores. The products
identified here include bags used in grocery kitchens
and their related take out and catering services.
Film Strength This term refers to the physical strength of the can liner. Some resins have higher film strength than others. Our can liners are made from highest quality resins, giving them the highest quality film in the market place. Various types of strength testing are:
Dart Drop Test - ASTM test used to determine the resistance of a bag to local failure or puncturing.
Elmendorf Tear Test - ASTM test used to measure the resistance to tearing.
Wet Load Capacity - Measurement of how much wet weight a can liner will hold.
Dry Load Capacity - Measurement of how much dry weight a can liner will hold.
Food and Utility Bags Small clear bags designed to hold a variety of small objects (e.g., bread, poultry, vegetables, etc.)