The advice around what can and can’t go in the recycling is baffling at the best of times. The rules around recycling constantly change too, but progress is being made, and efforts around garbage disposal mean that less is going to waste. However, it’s hard to keep up with, so we created a guide to recycling symbols […]
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Aspirational recycling refers to the feeling that something should be recyclable. Many people feel all plastics and ‘disposable items’ should be able to go into a recycling bin, and a magic machine will recycle them. This is not accurate. For recycling, plastics need to be broken down into individual polymers. Some can not be recycled at standard […]
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The shrink test for plastic shrink wrap refers to a test performed to determine the amount of shrinkage a piece of plastic shrink wrap will undergo when subjected to heat. This test is usually performed to evaluate the suitability of the plastic shrink wrap for a specific application and to ensure that it meets particular […]
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In a world without industrial packaging, goods are simply loaded onto a pallet, tied up by rope (or some other equally inadequate material) that can keep them vaguely together, and loaded onto a truck to be transported across state lines. The constant movement would slam the goods against each other. Precipitation could damage and soak […]
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When your business requires shipping products all over the country, ensuring the right packaging is essential to avoid product loss and unhappy customers. After all, it will not matter which shipping carrier you use without packaging your products up securely and properly. Before you consider the many different types of packaging for shipping, you have […]
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Pallet shrink wrap can be confused with a few different materials. People often look for rolls of a material that stretches to conform tightly around pallet loads of goods. Anyone searching will find a plethora of options online. Be sure you know about the common misunderstanding before purchasing pallet shrink wrap. Below are twelve misconceptions […]
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Vacuum sealing in a vacuum bag can increase shelf life and freezer storage several times longer than other methods. Vacuuming removes oxygen, one of the leading contributors to food degradation. View our vacuum packaging shelf life chart to see how the process can extend the longevity of the products you want to keep. Though vacuum […]
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Shrink combo systems use an L Bar sealer and shrink tunnel to shrink package products in one continuous line. The combination of both machines streamlines the shrink wrapping process. Manufacturer differences and features should factor into which shrink combo system works best for your application. Find out what to look for in a shrink combo […]
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