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What to Consider When Downgauging
07 Jan

What to Consider When Downgauging

Despite the rapidly changing packaging industry, many companies might be reluctant to change something that works, like shrink and stretch film gauge. There could be a perceived risk associated with downgauging for some. Chances are that if you are running the same gauge film you’ve run for the last five years, it’s worth evaluating possible alternatives. Many companies find that they can downgauge their film anywhere from 10% to 25% with some reducing materials by as much as 50%. Let's show you …
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Plastic Sheeting Terminology
26 Mar

Plastic Sheeting Terminology

What exactly is plastic sheeting? Plastic film can relate to a broad category of products, ranging from rolls of film sold by thickness up to 10 mils, to groups of flexible packaging products such as bags, bottles and containers used in various industries.  For the purpose of this post, we want to explore the options and terminology of plastic sheeting as the packaging product generally purchased by the roll, with a specified width and mil thickness to work within a distinct application. Plastic …
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Static Cling PVC Film
12 Jan

Static Cling PVC Film

Static vinyl film is a PVC film designed to cling to smooth surfaces such as glass, metal and plastic - without the need for adhesives. PVC films are completely removable, leave no residue and are available in a variety of colors. Specialty printing is possible, lending this film especially appropriate for: signs, window graphics, decals and a variety of other graphic applications. PVC films have excellent chemical resistance and optimized protection. PVC film is used in supermarket and case-ready …
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Adhesive Films
12 Jan

Adhesive Films

Adhesive film is available in a variety of finishes and gauges and are ideally suited for a wide range of applications such as packaging, printing, die-cutting, electronics, protective overlay, barrier protection, apparel, screen printing and cold lamination. These plastic films are produced from 0.75 to 70 mil in thickness and have widths ranging from 1.5 to 88 inches. Lamination of adhesive films is also available.Adhesive films have many different applications, including automotive films, biodegradable …
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Industrial Kraft Film
12 Jan

Industrial Kraft Film

IPS Packaging carries a full line of industrial films and plastic sheeting for a wide variety of uses in industry and commerce. We carry plastic sheet film from 1 mil thickness to 10 mil thickness and a great variety in between. We can also supply black plastic sheeting and clear plastic sheeting. We also carry a great deal of specialty plastic sheets, such as adhesive film, PVC film and static cling film, as well as land fill covers and residential and commercial construction wrap. We sell a wide …
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