You want to know what's important when using stretch film for the packaging of your pallets and products?
Obviously, there's no generally applicable answer to this question. Your pallets and your products will have different requirements that will need to be taken into account when they're wrapped in stretch film. Your products could, for example, be sensitive to pressure and be very light. Other goods to be packaged may, on the other hand, be very heavy or may be irregular, i.e. stick out or not cover the entire surface of the pallet. There are many requirement profiles for pallets and each profile needs a specifically adapted stretch film.
Stretch films that specifically meet your needs will help you save time and energy and help you optimize your packaging processes. But a lot more has to be taken into account when your pallets need to be wrapped to make them safe and stable. It is also decisive, for instance, for the correct technical performance settings to have been made on your machines if safe shipping, optimum wrapping appearance and efficient packaging processes are to be achieved.
We are able to draw on our more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing stretch films to deliver packaging solutions that will meet every product requirement. We are able to supply results that are specifically appropriate to your products and requirements.
Barrels, bottles and cans. Drinks are packaged and shipped in many different ways. Stretch-wrapping drinks pallets can often be a wobbly affair because the primary packaging is not always rigid and stable.
You're probably familiar with the challenges of bagging products: Bags are usually heavy, sensitive to slipping and are characterized by sharp edges that may tear the film. A decision needs to made here whether to shrink- or stretch-wrap your pallets.
Tissue products are very light and often sensitive to pressure. That's why they're regarded as being very unstable when packaged. Securing such products for shipping requires a high level of technical skill at the stretch-wrap machine as well as the best possible stretch film.
The first visual impression is decisive for the purchasing behaviour of end consumers. That's why your products have to arrive in the best possible condition at the point of sale. And that's not when the corners have been crushed.
When rolls of paper are being shipped from the paper factory to end users it's essential to protect them from mechanical damage and adverse climate conditions.
Opening lids, buckets ‘climbing’ when exposed to transport loads or stress whitening are challenges that are frequently faced when you need to secure your buckets. It becomes clear that it's not easy to stretch-wrap bucketed products in such a way so that they are sufficiently stable and secure for shipping.
Just imagine that your drums and hazardous materials were not sufficiently secured and an accident occurred while they were being shipped. You'd not only have to deal with damage to property and even injuries, you'd also face huge costs and paperwork.
Wood is a sensitive product that needs to be safeguarded from light and moisture and that needs to be protected during shipping. When coloured stretch films are used, care should be taken that they possess good opacity properties.
Stretch films that come into direct contact with food during production must meet the special demands set out in EU Directive No 10/2011.
Film that tears during wrapping and poorly wrapped silage bales with subsequent silage spoiling – you're probably familiar with these problems.
Choosing a suitable agricultural stretch film, however, will also decisively contribute to the production of the best silage and feed quality possible.
You haven't found your product yet? We're always happy to work with customers to develop individual packaging solutions to meet their specific requirements.
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