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
Using a shrink wrap machine from home is perfect for anyone starting a new business or introducing a new product. Companies around the world sell anything from custom made knives to baked goods packaged in shrink wrap. Large multi-billion dollar companies use shrink packaging and home operated businesses can shrink wrap products with the same […]Read More How to Shrink Wrap at Home
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?
Pallet wrap has been a popular packaging option since the 1970’s when it emerged as an affordable alternative over pallet shrink bags. Early pallet wrap did not have the amount of stretch rate the pallet wrap of today has. Like any product, pallet wrap has evolved over time and now has many options to choose […]Read More 5 Pallet Wrap Options To Secure Shipments Better!
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
In order to meet supply chain demands, businesses need to find ways to preserve perishable items. American companies have been using chemical preservatives for years. Some chemical preservatives have been linked to causing various health effects in young and old. Over time, consumers have become more health conscience and desire chemical free forms of food […]Read More 4 Chemical Free Ways to Package and Preserve Food