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Gauge to Mil Conversion
23 Nov

Gauge to Mil Conversion

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 gau …
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Stretch film containment force (What you need to know)
25 Nov

Stretch film containment force (What you need to know)

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 correctly? Use the right amount of containment force. Containment force is the total force applied …
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Orbital stretch wrappers: 5 reasons to change your process
19 Aug

Orbital stretch wrappers: 5 reasons to change your process

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 …
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Beverage packaging: Commonly used packaging supplies
04 Jul

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 C …
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Packaging Equipment and Automation: Why manual packaging processes are costing you money
15 Apr

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

***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 lo …
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Eliminating neck down with pre stretch film
09 Apr

Eliminating neck down with pre stretch film

What's stretch film neck down? Pre stretch film eliminates neck down but first let's understand what that is exactly. As film is stretched there is a tendency for the film to narrow (similar to bubble gum). This narrowing of the film is called neck down. Neck down reduces the coverage a revolution of stretch film provides thus potentially increasing the number of revolutions required to wrap a pallet or load. The larger the distance between the two rollers stretching the film (Primary & Secondary …
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