Shrink wrap packaging is a relatively simple process in which a machine user can quickly seal and shrink the material. Obtaining the right look and shrink rate for the product being wrapped can be somewhat tricky initially. Each product is different, and it can be challenging to find the correct settings to reach an optimal […]
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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. […]
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The question of shrink film thickness is a question anyone considering using shrink film for packaging should ask. To determine the thickness of shrink film needed the user must first determine the type of shrink film that is best for their specific application. View our previous post about shrink wrap varieties to help determine the […]
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The term “shrink wrap” is a generic term used for a variety of products. Some products are used in the packaging industry and other products are used in a variety of other industries. We are going to take the time and list shrink wrap products and other products commonly referred to as shrink wrap. View […]
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Over the years we have wrote several articles about the differences in PVC and Polyolefin shrink wrap. Below are some links to a few of the blog posts as well as our shrink wrap 101. PVC shrink wrap, Polyolefin shrink wrap, Polyethylene shrink wrap Shrink Wrap Varieties Shrink Wrap 101 All of these articles offer […]
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Many people have heard of shrink bags, but what are they and when are they best used? Shrink bags are common in a large variety of applications including manufacturing, crafts, printing and publishing, and more. They work great for high and low output operations. In this post we will discuss some different shrink bags and […]
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PVC shrink wrap stands for Poly Vinyl Chloride. For years PVC was a preferred material for shrink wrapping a large variety of objects. Recent years have brought new developments in materials used to make shrink film. Now, many people prefer polyolefin shrink wrap. Just because polyolefin is often preferred does not mean PVC is not […]
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Several months ago we wrote a series of posts discussing the different types of shrink wrap available. This is a new refresher post to specify and reiterate the different shrink wrap films available and the different characteristics each one has. Each shrink film has its own benefits and multiple uses. Below is a description of […]
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