Plastic Wrapping Equipment
Plastic Wrapping Equipment - Choosing the right Stretch or Shrink Equipment.
Stretch Wrap Film - Stretch Film - Pallet Wrap - Pallet Film Wrap and the list goes on, is all the same product. It is a linear low density polyethylene stretchable plastic film that is wrapped around an item for protection. This film comes in the form of a High performance Stretch film and is applied using a Stretch Wrapper. The elastic recovery (rubber band like memory) keeps the items tightly bound. You would commonly use Stretch Wrap to secure a palletized load for shipment or storage as well as product protection.
Shrink Wrap Film - CD Shrink Wrap - Food Shrink Wrap - Package Wrap etc... is a polymer plastic film that when heated shrinks tightly around an item. Most commonly applied to the product and cut to size on a Shrink Equipment like a L-Bar Shrink Sealers and Heat Tunnel Combos to cut and seal the seams, it is then transported through a heat tunnel to shrink the material to the product. Most commonly used for item protection and commercial display of consumer products such as DVD's, CD's, Toys and games.
It is common to get the names mixed up, but stretch wrap and shrink film are two very different materials. Many manufacturers have fancy little names to make their product stand out from the crowd, so we decided to help make your search just a little easier.
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