For companies wrapping hundreds or thousands of pallets annually, determining the amount of stretch film usage and average stretch rate is important to understanding costs. Below are two step-by-step stretch wrap calculations and a video to determine stretch film usage and stretch rates. Determine Stretch Film Usage We recommend figuring the amount of film usage […]Read More Stretch Film Usage Calculations
Heat shrink wrap is any material that shrinks when heat is applied to it. One of the most common materials mistakenly called shrink wrap is stretch film. Stretch film is the material stretched around pallet loads of products to secure loads during transport. Stretch film is made from LLDPE which stands for Linear Low-Density Polyethylene. […]Read More What Type of Plastic is Shrink Wrap?
It is common for modern machines in any industry to have wearable parts when used day in and day out. Proper machine maintenance helps to ensure machines last longer. A shrink wrap machine is no different. We have customers using our shrink wrap machines 24 hours per day. With this much usage there are common […]Read More Wearable Shrink Wrap Machine Parts
Making the decision to purchase an automatic stretch wrap machine can be a difficult one to make. They cost more than semi-auto machines, and both achieve the same end result. So what are the benefits of an automatic stretch wrap machine and how do you know if it will benefit your business? The number one […]Read More Benefits of an Automatic Stretch Wrap Machine
Product damage is a serious concern for anyone wrapping heat sensitive products such as chocolates. We often receive calls from confectioners concerned about packaging chocolates with heat shrink wrap. Since shrink wrapping requires heat to properly package products, melting is a legitimate concern. The good news is we have several chocolatiers as customers across the […]Read More Shrink Wrapping Chocolates
Many people purchasing stretch film are not aware of the stretch film conversion process, which is perfectly fine. There are many products we purchase and have no idea how they are made. We wanted to share information about the stretch film conversion process to help potential stretch film buyers in their purchase. The actual manufacturing […]Read More 5 Things To Know About Stretch Film Converting
The term shrink wrap is a generic term often used in commercial packaging, retail packaging, food packaging, and industrial packaging. Because a lot of our business is composed of shrink wrap products we get calls all the time for “shrink wrap” quote requests. Often times people do not realize there are many different types of […]Read More Different Types of Shrink Wrap
Storing pallets of products outdoors is a common practice in many industries. Companies often do not have the indoor storage space to keep all products inside. In order to transport the products to and from outdoor storage they often need to be stabilized with a stretch plastic wrap. The problem with stabilizing pallet loads with […]Read More Prolong the life of Stretch Plastic Wrap in the Sun