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Stretch Film Efficiency Calculator


Are you using too much film when you wrap your pallets?

Stretch film is one of the largest components of waste in a warehouse or distribution center. And it’s expensive stuff. The best way to make sure you don’t waste film is to properly prestrech it. But how do you know you’re doing it right?

Use the calculator below to see what the optimum levels are for the loads you wrap a week. If you’re not hitting these numbers, give us a call and we’ll help you calibrate your machine or find a machine that better meets your needs, saves you money, and reduces the amount of plastic film waste in our landfills.




Stretch Wrap Usage Calculator
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40% PreSretched by Hand
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250% PreStretched by Machine
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*The calculations are based on what we’ve experienced as the typical pallet load and film usage of our customers:

The load is 40” x 48” x 72”’ - 12 revolutions are done per load - Film is 80 gauge, 6,000 ft per roll - Cost is $76.00


Stop wasting film and money!

By not properly prestretching your film, it's possible that you are wasting more than 50% of your stretch film, resulting in large amounts of waste and money lost. We specializing in helping our clients Package With Less by finding ways to use less material, resulting is less cost to you. If you're concerned you aren't efficiently stretch wrapping loads, contact our team. We guarantee to find the most optimal packaging solution for you whether that be a film change, new stretch wrapper or using our packaging lab to find the proper load containment.


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