Most bag sealers create an airtight seal that preserves freshness in foods and prevents leaking. You simply slide the sealer along the edge of the bag to be sealed. The machine creates an air tight seal. Some will even suck the air out with a vacuum function.
Industry standards dictates the first dimension used when measuring a bag is always the width. Also, always measure the inside dimensions. Flat Bags: Width x Length x Gauge Side Gusset Bags: Width x Gusset x Length x Gauge Bottom Gusset Bags: Width x Length x Gusset x Gauge
Most food storage bags are made of 100% polyethylene due to its low cost and food safe qualities.
No. For example, a garbage bag is not safe for contact with food or ice. Make sure to use only FDA approved plastic bags if you are going to use them for the purposes of food storage.
Most paper bag suppliers do not have a minimum order unless they are custom printed. However, the cost per bag generally decreases dramatically for larger orders.
The main reason most people choose paper bags over plastic is due to recycling. Here are some others: Are made from a renewable natural resource Can be reused again and again Can be shipped to paper mills to be made into new paper Require less energy than plastic to be recycled Are biodegradable Are safe […]
Kraft paper bags are made from sulfate wood pulp and are 100% recyclable. Make sure you ask your supplier if they sell these brown paper bags.
The flute is defined as the corrugation that is sandwiched between the two outer layers of cardboard. Flutes come in many sizes and are determined by the distance from the bottom to the top of a single flute or the number of flutes per foot. Larger flute sizes and profiles deliver greater strength and cushioning.
The maximum weight that a shipping box can hold in pounds.
Using the proper packing materials will help protect your valuable possessions. The most common types of packaging material used for moving are inkless newsprint, bubble wrap, and small plastic bags for miscellaneous items.
Many people are so busy thinking about their move that they overlook helpful moving supplies. Make sure you have several markers available to label the contents of the boxes or at least what room they came from. This will help you find and unpack your most important items quickly at your new home. In addition, […]
Cardboard Boxes are light weight and have the ability to knock down flat making transport easy and inexpensive. Corrugated is engineered for stack ability. It withstands top and side pressure, is crush-resistant and passes burst strength tests.
Yes, corrugated fiberboard is more likely to be recycled than any other paper product. Corrugated boxes are one of the largest solid waste products but they are also one of the most recycled materials. In 2011 the US recovered 83.6 percent of corrugated boxes for recycling.
First, sheets of corrugated board are cut to the proper size and scored along the corrugations where they will be folded. Next, the sheets are printed and cut to allow the box to be folded to the desired shape. Then the corrugated box is folded into a flat tube and joined with tape, glue, or […]
Unfortunately, when shipping a cardboard box, you never know which side will end up on top. Therefore, make sure that you pack fragile items with newspaper or secure them in bubble wrap. In addition, you should pack heavy items together in small boxes, and lighter items in larger boxes.