IBC Guides

Unconventional uses of an IBC
12 July 2022
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Unconventional uses of an IBC

An IBC, or intermediate bulk container to give it its full name, is a container that stores and transports water. Their cube design allows the user to transport more water than they would be able to in a cylindrically shaped container.
Outside of their normal use, an IBC can be used for an array of different uses. We are often flooded with examples from our customers of their creative uses for an IBC.

Why is it important to maintain and clean your IBC?
8 November 2021
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Why is it important to maintain and clean your IBC?

Cleaning your IBC can be a tedious task, but it is important to make sure you do it regularly. By ensuring you keep up to date with cleaning your IBC, you can extend the lifespan of your IBC, which will save you money over time.

IBC uses & applications - What can an IBC be used for?
7 November 2019
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IBC uses & applications - What can an IBC be used for?

A look into the wide variety of bulk storage and transportation uses for liquids, granules and powders that IBCs (Intermediate Bulk Containers) provide.
Choosing the right IBC - New, Reconditioned or Rebottled?
28 June 2019
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Choosing the right IBC - New, Reconditioned or Rebottled?

Exploring the defining properties, features and common uses of New, Reconditioned and Rebottled IBCs, and the recommended IBC type for different industries.
IBC pallets - What's the difference?
5 June 2019
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IBC pallets - What's the difference?

Helpful information on the differences between Wooden, Steel, Plastic and Combination IBC pallets, and how to make the right choice for your intended use and industry.
A short guide to IBC fittings & adaptors
5 June 2019
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A short guide to IBC fittings & adaptors

A guide to the uses and properties of the wide range of IBC fittings and accessories available to buy online from Direct Water Tanks, including Lids, Vents and Adaptors.