Sandbags serve a wide range of purposes in various situations and industries.

Sand bags can be used for many purposes and are quite inexpensive. Common applications include weighing down tents and tarps, preventing erosion, and controlling flood waters. Durable materials like burlap, polypropylene, or nylon are used to create sandbags, which are then filled with sand or other materials.

The pre-filled Hessian sandbags can vary depending on the application. Sand is the most common filler, as it is readily available and inexpensive. However, other materials such as gravel, dirt, or even rice can be used as a filler. The choice of filler will depend on the specific application and the desired weight and stability of the sand bags.

When filling sandbags, it is important to ensure that they are filled evenly and tightly. This is where we use sandbag filler

It is important that you make sure you secure the sandbags to prevent leaks and ensure that it is stable and effective. They should be stacked in a pyramid shape, with each layer overlapping the previous layer. This will help to create a stable and effective barrier.


  • UV Stabilised
  • 84cm x 35cm (33″ x 14″)
  • Side cut for ease of filling
  • Nylon PE rope for ease of tying

What are sandbags used for?

  • Temporary retaining walls
  • Flood protection
  • Severe weather events
  • Stabilise road signs
  • Weigh down light objects
  • Civil and construction works
  • and more
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Our sand bags are available and ready to fill in 840 x 355mm and can be sold in multiples of 50. These sandbags could be used in many different applications from natural disasters to farmland use.

Sand Bags and Their Uses

Sandbags serve a wide range of purposes in various situations and industries. The versatility and ease of use of sandbags make them valuable tools in emergency situations, construction, landscaping, and many other applications where weight, stability, and containment are essential. Some common uses for sandbags include:


Flood Protection Erosion Control

Sandbags are often used to create barriers and divert or contain floodwaters. They can help prevent water from entering homes, businesses, and critical infrastructure during floods.

Erosion Control

Sandbags can be placed along shorelines, riverbanks, or slopes to control erosion caused by water flow and prevent soil loss.

Weighing Down Objects

Sandbags are used to anchor objects that might otherwise be moved by wind, water, or other forces. This includes securing tents, tarps, signs, and outdoor advertising displays.


Ballast for Vehicles

In some situations, sandbags can be used as ballast in vehicles, such as trucks or cars, to provide additional traction or stability.

Agricultural and Farming Use

Farmers may use sandbags to anchor or stabilize equipment, protect crops from wind or flooding, or create raised garden beds.

DIY Projects

Sandbags can be used for various DIY projects, such as creating sandbag walls for paintball or airsoft games, making shooting rests for firearms, or even as makeshift seats or cushions.



Need help filling your sandbags? Try our Sandbag filler to make filling them that much easier or purchase filled sandbags that are ready to go.

eSafety Supplies offers delivery for all of our products to Sydney (NSW), Melbourne (VIC), Adelaide, Gold Coast (QLD), Brisbane, Canberra, and every city within Australia. Place your order with us today for the sandbags and filler on the market, only at eSafety Supplies!

Got any questions? We’ll be more than happy to assist you! Get in touch with one of our friendly staff on 1300 291 700 or email us at [email protected].