Jennifer Reyes 01/10/23

What are 220 Gallon IBC Tote Dimensions

What are 220 Gallon IBC Tote Dimensions
Jennifer Reyes

What are 220 Gallon IBC Tote Dimensions


Basic Structures of IBC Totes


An introduction to 220 Gallon IBC Totes - the most effective, efficient, and economical bulk containers you will find anywhere. Perfect for shipping, storing, and transporting food and other products in bulk! What makes these totes so great? Let’s break it down.

IBC stands for "Intermediate Bulk Container," and they are designed to be used as transport containers instead of a container for the end-user. They provide customers with an incredibly efficient way to store materials. they can come in various sizes from 120 gallons all the way up to 550 gals for standard sizes. Not to mention, these totes are available in various materials that allow you to stack them on top of each other very easily.

As for what IBCs are made from, there is no simple answer. Many companies offer a variety of options, including stainless steel, carbon steel frames with pails made from high-density polyethylene (HDPE), and UN/DOT-approved composite packing fabrics made from woven polypropylene blocks with a tarpaulin cover. Interesting facts about these totes include that they come equipped with attaching points for lifting lugs, forklift access, and drain outlets - making them your all-in-one transporting solution when you need them most.

For superior performance when you’re shipping in bulk, nothing beats 220 Gallon IBC Totes!


What are the dimensions of IBC totes?


Standard polycarbonate tanks have a 48"x40" base frame and can weigh anywhere from 110 to 269+ lbs while empty. The 220-gallon IBC tote container has an average height of 40". Depending on the product, liquid, or powder that is added to the stackable IBC tote, the weight can vary drastically. 120-gals of some powders can be quite light, whereas the weight of the same amount of liquids could be much heavier.

If you are looking for a stackable IBC tote, you will want to consider what kind of movement they will be encountering and what contents you have placed inside the IBC tote in the first place. You must consider the space you are working within to ensure you properly place for the length and width of these containers and consider your capacity overall before choosing the specific quantity that you will need.


220-Gallon Ultratainer IBC totes

  • Dimensions: 46" x 46" x 54”
  • Capacity: 220 gallons
  • Color: Natural
  • Material: Polyethylene
  • Stackable
  • Weight: 269 lbs

Polyethylene Stacking IBC totes

  • Dimensions: 48” x 40” x 40”
  • Capacity: 220 gallons
  • Color: White
  • Material: Polyethylene
  • Shipping class: 250
  • Stackable
  • Complies with FDA standards 21 CFR 177.1520 (1) 3.1 and 3.2
  • Weight: 211 lbs