Wrapping film is ideal to protects you product for storing or shipping. They are many types available, each with for different purposes and with specific features. Following there is a list with some of the most commonly used wrapping films.
Clear wrapping film
Clear wrapping film is made from polypropylene and is ideal for wrapping flowers and gift items as it is shiny and clear, it will not only protect but will also enhance the product.
Shrink wrap kits and rolls
PVC shrink kits offer an excellent option for retailers wishing to shrink seal their products in a glossy protective covering. When heat is applied to this material it shrinks tightly over whatever it is covering.
Buy Stretch wrap
Stretch wrap is a polyethylene plastic generally used to hold boxes on a pallet for transport. Stretch wrap is pulled around the load and stretched. Mostly used to package products together for internal and external shipping.
Bubble wrap rolls
Air cushioned protective bubble film available in a variety of sheet widths. Perfect for storage or shipping delicate items.
Shrink pallet covers
Shrink covers made from high strength shrink grade polythene are ideal for protecting pallets in outside storage and transit.
Stretch Wrap Dispensers
To facilitate the use of hand held stretch wrap you could use and film dispenser. Just walk around the pallet, or object you wish to stretch wrap, holding the it tightly. Stretch wrap dispensers are very efficient so they will save your time and fingers!
Buy shrink guns
After shrink wrap is applied around an object the film will have to be heated to shrink. Packaging companies sometimes have a heated tunnel or oven for shrinking and these are very expensive. So if you are small company or individual and don't want to spend too much money on these machines all you need is a heat gun aka shrink gun.
Shrink guns are ideal for shrink wrapping low density shrink polythene like pallet covers and top sheets.
Buy heat sealers now
To seal your layflat product in tubing or make your own small batch bags you will need an impulse heat sealer. Impulse heat sealers are designed to be operated by hand but in some cases they are partially automated. Heat sealers range in price, with simple desktop versions being very affordable.
Although stretch wrap and shrink wrap save you from having to use tapes to secure boxes and packages you will need to use them. Tape are available clear, brown and printed either 'Fragile, 'Handle With Care' or 'QC Rejected'. For sealing bags there are also coloured vinyl tapes made from 9mm PVC.
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Research and resources
For detailed information for many types of packaging. You can read articles on about how they are made, material properties, sizes, types of plastic and much more.
We also listed here polythene packaging web directories where you can find quality suppliers of whatever you may need.
PlasticBags.uk.com: plastic packaging directory where users and businesses can easely add their packaging product listings for free. Find useful websites about plastic tubing and polythene sheeting.
Goldstork: a private bank of interesting, unusual and off-beat websites. Find selected information and links to great packaging websites.
PackagingKnowledge: offers articles and news from the flexible polythene packaging industry. Including this article on polythene tube sheeting.