17x27 Monofilament, Long-Lasting Sandbags
- Size: 17 in. x 27 in.
- Material: high-density polyethylene
- 50 lbs weight capacity
- Empty long-lasting sandbags for sale
- Also called monofilament sandbags
- UV resistant
- Heavy duty sandbags: last up to 1-2 years under direct sunlight compared with 6 months for standard sandbags
- Includes tie string: used to enclose sandbag
- Photodegradable: meaning that the sandbags will decompose under sunlight
- Great for making flood barriers and for flood control
- 30-day return policy
- Free shipping (4 business days) to continental USA
Last up to 1-2 years: These rugged long-lasting sandbags are made for heavy-duty applications and can last up to 1-2 years under direct sunlight before they begin to degrade. Compared to standard sandbags with a 6 month life, these long-lasting sandbags can last twice as long.
Extremely heavy duty: These structurally durable sandbags will not rupture even if driven over by cars. Manufactured from high-density polyethylene materials, each strand is a single filament. The non-deformable filaments are woven in a specific pattern and fusion welded for extra strength. Excellent for heavy duty applications like sandbagging, landscaping and construction.
Other names for Long-Lasting Sandbags: Monofilament Bags, Poly Bags, Sandbag, Sandbagging, Empty Sandbags, Sand bags, Military Sandbags, Polypropylene Bags, Sand bag
Sandbags Filling Tips
- Fill sandbags ½ to ⅔ full and tie the bag at the top (lay flat when in place). This sandbag should weigh between 35-40 lbs. An overfilled sandbag weighs between 60-75 lbs and will leave gaps which will allow water to seep through.
- Always wear gloves during filling operation to avoid hand injuries and protect from contaminants in sand and floodwater. Safety goggles should be used on dry and windy days.
- Filling sandbags is physically demanding work and can easily cause back and other injuries if not careful. Always lift with your legs and not your back. Do not reach out, bend over, or twist when lifting.
- Do not throw sandbags - it stresses the back and shoulders. Rather use a brigade line to pass bags
- Use a short handled, #2 rounded point shovel with straight shaft and D grip, bagger scoop or funnel to fill sandbags.
- Remove any debris from the areas where the sandbags will be placed. After placing the sandbag, walk on sandbags to create a tight seal between each bag.
- Sandbaggy sandbags are built to withstand both gravel or sand. Be aware of poor quality sandbags that rupture when filled with sharp gravel rocks.
- Gravel should be filled in sandbag when used as an erosion control device (on slopes). Sand should be filled for flood control needs, whether to protect doors or garage or to divert water. If sand or gravel is not accessible, less effective solutions is to fill the sandbags with backyard soil.
What's the difference between monofilament bags, regular sandbags, and burlap bags?Monofilament Bags (Long-Lasting Sandbags)
- Made from polyethylene (an extremely heavy duty plastic)
- Last up to 1-2 years under direct sunlight
- Sizes: 11" x 48" (green), 17" x 27" (brown), 14" x 26" (yellow)
- Recommended if you plan on keeping them in place for a couple of years
- Made from polypropylene (plastic)
- Does not last as long as monofilament bags
- Last about six months under direct sunlight
- Sizes: 14" x 26" (military green, white, beige, or orange), 18" x 30" (white), 25" x 40" (white)
- Recommended for economical buyers
- Made from strong jute natural fibers
- 100% biodegradable
- Sizes: 14" x 26", 22" x 36", 24" x 40"
- Uses: storage of hardware and metal parts, flood control, sack racing