How To Use a Strapping Machine

The two most common strapping machines are hand-held tensioners and stand-alone strapping machines. Handheld tensioners pull strapping tight around boxes while a strapping seal is crimped to hold the strapping in place. Stand-alone strapping machines use a foot pedal or photo eye to strap boxes as they move through the machine. Perfect for strengthening heavy […]

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Can You Vacuum Seal Any Bag?

Vacuum packaging is a process of packaging that removes air from a bag or container. The air removal modifies the atmosphere within the bag. The removal or reduction of oxygen increases shelf life several times longer than items not vacuum sealed. Vacuum sealing is an excellent, chemical-free way to preserve food. The question is, can […]

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I Bar Sealer Wire Replacement Demo

I bar sealers use a round wire sealing element that will burn out over time. How often should they last before burning out? That depends on the quality of sealer being used. Better sealers use better materials which last longer. The instructions below with video will show the basic steps for changing I bar sealing […]

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Heavy Duty Heat Sealers

Heavy duty heat sealers are different than standard impulse heat sealers. Heavy duty heat sealers are made to seal large and heavy bags made of many different materials. They need to provide enough heat to seal thick materials holding heavy products. Seals have to be wider and more durable than standard heat sealers. Heavy duty […]

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Stop Freezer Burn

Foods are made of organic sources that decompose over time. Without the use of food preservation, many food items would spoil within days. Freezer storage is a great way to extend food storage life. One drawback to freezer storage is freezer burn. How do you prevent freezer burn? Eliminating air exposure during freezer storage is […]

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Shrink Wrap Packaging Cost

Shrink wrap packaging is one of the most affordable ways to package products large and small. Beginners and companies packaging thousands of products daily can obtain a professional packaging look for $.03 or less per square ft. of shrink wrap used. Each package costs pennies! The type and thickness of shrink wrap used during packaging […]

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