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 […]Read More How To Use a Strapping Machine
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 […]Read More Can You Vacuum Seal Any Bag?
Extended warranties offered by U.S. Packaging & Wrapping will double the amount of time a new machine is covered. Most shrink wrap machines come with a 1-year factory warranty. An extended warranty will cover the new machine for 2 years after the purchase date. The extended warranty covers non-wearable part replacement costs. An extended warranty […]Read More Extended Warranties for Shrink Wrap Machines
Shrink wrap machines are made to be used in daily production for businesses around the world. People discard used shrink wrap machines for a variety of reasons. Upgrading to a faster or larger machine can require companies to sell old machines. Other machines not running or missing parts are sold as used. Resellers buy used […]Read More Buy a Used Shrink Wrap Machine Without Getting Burned
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 […]Read More I Bar Sealer Wire Replacement Demo
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 […]Read More Heavy Duty Heat Sealers
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 […]Read More Stop Freezer Burn
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 […]Read More Shrink Wrap Packaging Cost