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Dunnage Operating Pressure

Introduction

A Dunnage air bag is a poly bladder surrounded by numerous plys of paper, equipped with an inflation valve, and is used to minimize front-to-back load shifting in tractor sales, railcars, and overseas containers.

It is important to make sure that you properly inflate dunnage air bags according to the specified guidelines.

Recommended Operating PSI And Burst

Current Bags

Max PSI Rating

Burst Test avg.

Group

1 ply AR

2-3 psi

8 psi

Lightweight

2 ply SE

2-3 psi

7 psi

Lightweight

2 ply DEF

2-3 psi

9 psi

Lightweight

4 ply Kraft

5 psi

17.75 psi

Heavyweight

6 ply Kraft

8 psi

29.4 psi

Heavyweight

8 ply Kraft

10 psi

31.9 psi

Heavyweight

Poly Woven Medium

8 psi

25 psi

Heavyweight

Poly Woven Heavy

10 psi

30 psi

Heavyweight

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