Paper capacity refers to how many sheets can go through the shredder at once, measured in SPP “sheets per pass”. Larger, industrial paper shredders will typically be able to handle more sheets per pass than a standard home shredder.
Pressure sensitive film is a type of lamination film that has at least one side that is sticky. The sticky side will attach to the product being laminated. Typically used with cold laminators that do not use heat.
The average thickness of the shrink wrap. For instance, if you are shrink wrapping a pallet be sure to use a shrink wrap with a gauge of 50 or higher. The higher the gauge, the thicker your shrink wrap will be and the more tension your pallet will receive.
Shrink bands are the plastic seals that are found around many food and medicine bottle caps. Shrink bands provide a clear plastic seal to products to prevent customers from opening them. Shrink bands can be made with perforations for easy opening.
Here is an example: Box size = 12″ x 10″ x 5″ Shrink packaging width = 12″ + 2″ + 2″ + another 10% = 17.6 or 18″ wide film. Shrink packaging length = 10″ + 2″ + 2″ = 16″ of length So you’ll need 18″ x 16″ = 288 square inches of shrink […]
Density refers to the weight per unit of volume. Shrink wrap films with low densities offer more coverage per weight of film however, the film will be thinner. Thicker shrink wrap will protect your freight better because it compresses better.
Blocking is a phenomena that occurs when the layers of shrink wrap can’t be separated. When several sheets combine like this it is often easier to throw them away than try to separate them.
Plastic shipping tubes are stronger and more durable than paper or cardboard shipping tubes. They are both shatterproof and weatherproof and typically keep their shape longer. They can also be reused over and over.
Yes. Several mailing tube suppliers offer certain foam and bubble wrap padding within the mailing tube. Check your supplier for availability.
Check the availability of colored mailing tubes with your supplier. There are a number of colors ranging from the standard colors of the rainbow to metallic foil to neon. Each style typically includes 2 plastic end caps for secure shipping.
Kraft mailing tubes are made from Kraft paper which is a heavy duty 100% recyclable material. It is used for mailing and shipping because it is durable and can be easily recycled after use.
Anti-static bubble packaging protects against static electricity and is normally used to pack electronics.
Normally bubble wrap and bubble packaging will start to lose air after about six months.
Industry standards dictates the first dimension used when measuring a bag is always the width. Also, always measure the inside dimensions. Yes. Many plastic bag manufacturers are able to custom print on the film before converting the materials to a bag. Make sure you check with your supplier to see if custom printing is offered.
Industry standards dictates the first dimension used when measuring a bag is always the width. Also, always measure the inside dimensions. Cellophane bags are made from a crystal clear film and are great for food packaging. They provide a great way to present a product without covering it up. In addition, the barriers preserve freshness […]