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How do you size a bag to a round container?

  1. For the bag's circumference, multiply the container's diameter by 3.14. Divide by 2 to get the flat width. Add 1" for a looser fit.
  2. Add 1/2 of the diameter to the height of the container. Add 5" to this total for overhang. This is the total length of the bag needed.
  3. If tying bag, rather than lining container, add ½ the diameter to the bag length in #2.
Title: How do you size a bag to a round container?
Description: How to measure to size a bag for a round container
Published: 8/13/2003
Last Edited: 1/23/2023
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