What is stretch film?
Stretch wrap film is a form of packaging that uses mechanical stretching devices or manual stretching of the film at room temperature to wrap the goods tightly for transportation and storage.
What materials are used to produce stretch film and how is it produced?
The stretch wrap is mainly made of polypropylene particles or polyethylene terephthalate by stretching and adding high-quality tackifiers. After heating, extrusion, casting, and then chilling rollers Cooled. It has the advantages of strong toughness, high elasticity, tear resistance, high viscosity, thin thickness, cold resistance, heat resistance, pressure resistance, etc. It can save materials, labor and time in use, and is widely used in papermaking, logistics, chemicals, Plastic raw materials, building materials, food, glass, etc.
What industries are stretch films often used in?
Stretch film is widely used for palletizing goods in industries such as electronics, building materials, chemicals, metal products, auto parts, wire and cable, daily necessities, food, paper, etc.
If you are a factory in one of the above industries, when packing goods, if you just use pallet packaging without using stretch film to fix them, it will easily cause the goods to tilt and break, which will bring us more losses
Therefore, when your goods are packed in cartons or barrels, be sure to use stretch film on the periphery of the pallet to fix it. Due to the tear resistance and high adhesion of the stretch film, it can not only reduce the loss caused by the tilt of the goods, but also play a role in preventing moisture and dust. Using the stretch film will save your business at least thousands of dollars every year. loss.
When you are a furniture factory or a timber factory, you will also definitely need stretch film for protection.New furniture is often stretch-wrapped for shipping from the manufacturer to the retailer. Many pieces of furniture do not fit on pallets and are shipped individually. The stretch wrap used to wrap new furniture is often used for external protection during shipping. Film for shipping is usually removed from the piece upon arrival at the retail showroom. The film used is for external protection only and does not require load tension.
When your product is a bottle or a jar, the need for stretch film is even more so. Boxed bottles and cans are palletized and shipped around the world. Most liquids come in either bottles or cans. Because they are consumables, they are constantly being shipped to retailers in bulk.
Depending on the pallet height, pallet loads for bottles and cans can be very heavy. Most bottle and can trays weigh 1800 lbs. – 2800 lbs. Although pallet loads are usually heavy, they are even and have no sharp edges.
Many companies opt for thicker, high-performance resin stretch films to package trays of bottles and cans. Thicker high-performance films are generally more cost-effective than premium stretch films without compromising load safety.
When your product is a very small precision product, such as electronic components, it is more necessary to stretch the film. You only need to wrap the stretch film on each product to find them easily, and it can reduce dust, play a role in environmental protection.
No matter what your product is, stretch film is always used during shipping. We can provide stretch film with various specifications and styles, welcome to consult us about stretch film