Category: Stretch Film

Gauge to Mil Conversion

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Gauge to Mil Conversion  When utilizing stretch film, poly bags, or other plastic packaging supplies to protect your valuable products, it’s necessary that you use the correct sizes and styles of each material. When you work with an optimally sized stretch film or plastic sheet, you ensure that your pallets will be able to withstand harsh travel or storage conditions. Below, you’ll find a handy breakdown of the meanings and conversions of each thickness measurement. We’ve even included a helpful gauge to mil conversion chart for easy

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Stretch film containment force (What you need to know)

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The key to safe shipping Stretch film containment force is the most important factor in deciding if a load is safe to ship. When it comes to stretch film and pallets, containment force is key. The goal of correctly using stretch film is to move products on a pallet safely from point A to point B. You want to be able to do this safely and at the lowest cost to you. What’s the best way to use stretch film

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Orbital stretch wrappers: 5 reasons to change your process

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Benefits of Orbital Stretch Wrappers Still using manual stretch wrap methods? That’s alright for low volume applications where packaging equipment isn’t needed. If you’re looking for a better process for high volume applications, orbital stretch wrappers can help. These machines are ideal for securing over-sized, oddly shaped, and palletized loads. Orbital machines wrap the film all the way around the pallet by rotating the film. Compared to other stretch wrappers, orbital wrappers tend to get higher throughput speeds. This is

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Beverage packaging: Commonly used packaging supplies

Beverage industry packaging We know there’s no one size fits all when it comes to beverage packaging. IPS Packaging creates industry specific solutions for companies like yours in the beverage industry. Whether you’re using stretch film to unitize your products, dunnage air bags to protect loads, or specialty tape to keep your products contained; there’s a custom solution for each application. Commonly used packaging products in the beverage industry: Stretch Film Shrink Film Dunnage Airbags Tape Cornerboard Stretch film Stretch film

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Packaging Equipment and Automation: Why manual packaging processes are costing you money

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***Updated on 1-14-19*** Packaging Equipment and Automation It goes without saying that the key to successful warehouse operations is smooth, efficient product flow. But when you’re relying on employees to package your product, you leave yourself open to inefficiencies in your process, human error and mistake, inconsistent quality, ever-increasing labor costs and other operational difficulties that can easily be solved by moving to an automated system. Packaging equipment and automation can work long hours while maintaining a consistently high quality and

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