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  • Berry Trujillo posted an update 4 days, 1 hour ago

    An Overview of the Shrink Wrapping ProcessIn our everyday life we would have been exposed to products packed in shrink wrapping often. It has been considered as a highly effective way for storing and transporting these products without getting damaged. Usually the shrink wrapping can be used to safeguard fragile goods like glasses, DVDs, CDs, tapes, software boxes, foods, soaps etc. Shrink wrapping is an easy method where the shrink wrap film is heated to form a protective seal in the product. The shrink wrapping film could be usually made of PVC or polyolefin.The shrink wrapping method is same for many products regardless of size and brittleness. The process is so simple that it may be easily carried out DIY (do-it-yourself) procedure. Some artists do shrink wrapping to shield their paintings from dust also to have an experienced look. For casual wrappings, you can find the shrink wrap film from retailers and heat it by means of hair dryer. But if there many products to become wrapped, it can be preferable to go for shrink wrapping machines.Different types of shrink wrapping equipments are available that might help you to perform wrapping process both at home and at office. The Plastic bag makers Brisbane machines would vary in sizes and function so you would need to select the best fitting ones in line with the amount and type of one’s wrapping. Some machines are created to wrap small stuff like CDs and DVDs while other machines are employed to pack large boxes. They would vary within the speed of packing. Some of them would be made to wrap just one or two items in an hour but particular kinds can pack hundreds in one hour. The larger machines tend to be permanently installed but small machines could be portable.In earlier days, the shrink wrapping were only used by industrial purposes and generally required a lot of manual labor to work it. But with the arrival of technology, small wrapping machines can also be found for small industries. Commonly two varieties of machines are utilized inside the wrapping process; the L-bar along with the I-bar machines. For low and medium number of wrapping, I-bar machines would be best suited. They use an individual bar for sealing. The bar can be used to cut down the mandatory wrapping film which is heated using heat gun. In turn the film would shrink and seal the item. CDs, DVDs and videotapes are wrapped using this machines and just a few items may be processed in a single hour.For massive wrapping process, L-bar shrink wrappers are likely to be used. In this type, the sealer bar could be inside the shape of English alphabet ‘L’. In an individual pass, the bar cuts the specified volume of film. Further, the film is heated by means of heat gun or heat tunnel and it’s also made to shrink on top of the product. For fast shrinking, heat tunnel increases results than heat gun. Many L-bar machines would have built-in heat tunnel system. The shrink wrap films also differ thick, flexibility, clarity as well as the melt temperature of the film.