Understanding Packaging and the Basics
Packaging Insight is a resource to help our customers understand the terminology used in the various packaging industries. We hope you find the information on these topics both informative and useful. As always we are committed to the success of our customers. If you have a question or need information on a product or topic not mentioned feel free to call us 813 242 6995.
We supply parts for ITW Muller, ITW Mima ITW Liberty, ITW Signode and ITW Wrappers line of stretch wrapping equipment. We have an extensive inventory of parts available. Parts are available for Cobra, Raptor and Octopus stretch wrappers. We have all those hard to fint ITW Mima parts and we can give you the current part number for the part you are looking for. Here is a list of the Machine series we can help you with: ITW Mima Parts: COBRA III (3), COBRA IV (4), COBRA XL, KING COBRA, KING COBRA ULTRA, H/HP, H/LP, FRHP, FELP, JT SERIES, JT21 HP, JT21 LP. Click here to buy ITW Liberty Parts: LIBERTY 4.4 Click here to buy ITW Signode Parts: 310, 410, 2100 Series, 8150, SG210, SG215, SG510, SG520, SG555, SG550, SG610, SG620, SG615, SG225. Click here to buy Any parts not listed call us at 813 242 6985 - parts extention 307.
If you are not already a tape guru, trying to determine
whether your packaging application requires an acrylic tape, or a hot melt tape
may raise some questions in your mind. But choosing the correct packaging tape
for your application is essential to the presentation, protection and security
of your product. Read on to understand the fundamental differences between hot
melt carton sealing tapes and acrylic packaging tape, and what to expect with
Hot Melt Carton Sealing Tape Characteristics:
Hot melt tapes exhibit a significantly higher adhesion in
comparison to an acrylic tape. They possess superior holding power (referred to
as shear value) and tensile strength, with quick tack. A hot melt tape is ideal
for applications involving machine applied tapes, overstuffed cartons, or
cartons with a high degree of recycled content. They perform well in
temperatures ranging from 45F to 120F.
Can be purchased in hand grade carton sealing rolls as well
as machine grade rolls Provides easy…
With so many manufacturers misusing stretch wrap vocabulary,
it can often be difficult to understand the true meaning of these terms.
help consumers understand the real meaning, we listed a few of the most
commonly misused terms in the packaging industry.In doing so, we hope to educate consumers to
not be fooled by deceptive terminology when evaluating stretch wrap options.
Pre-stretch is the process of elongated film to a percentage
of its original length. The advantage of operating with pre-stretch is that it
provides great load stability and allows you consume less film per pallet.
Below are two different methods to obtain pre-stretch.
Pre-stretched stretch film is film that is stretched during
the manufacturing process prior to being wound up in rolls for stretch film
application. Most of pre-stretched stretch film is applied using hand wrap
Another means of obtaining pre-stretch film is by elongated
it using the motorized pre-stretch capabilities of a wrapper. Th…
The Revolution ST Semi Automatic Stretch Wrapper. It’s a value priced semi automatic stretch wrapper. This price competitive workhorse will give you years of trouble free operation. It will solve the problems associated with poorly hand wrapped pallets. You can now get the Revolution ST Pallet Stretch Wrapper FREE with 200 rolls of our CLING-Tite Cast Machine Film. The Revolution represents an advanced design with completely reliable technology in a sleek frame, giving users a rugged machine of unmatched quality. FREE Pallet Wrapper - with film order. Buy 200 rolls of film and you get the Machine FREE. 20" x 70ga x 6000' CLING-Tite Cast Machine Film 40 rolls per pallet. 5 pallets x 40 rolls = 200 rolls @ $64.00 per roll Total investment = $12,800 *****Freight Not Included***** This Pallet Stretch Wrapper is FREE to you, 100% with no strings attached or any type of contract. Why buy the Revolution ST Pallet Wrapper...Read More
SKU:Revolution ST Pallet Stretch Wrapper (20" x 70ga …
The success of your operation often relies on the quality of
your service technicians to keep your business operating when production
volumes are high. It’s important to consider the following points when choosing
a service provider that will keep your machines running.
A qualified technician will be able to repair a variety of
makes and models of various machines. Quick Pak employs only the most
experienced and qualified technicians. Our techs have 20+ years of combined
experience in the field troubleshooting and repairing end of line packaging
It’s much more cost effective to maintain than it is to
repair. Postponing the maintenance of your equipment could result in a sudden
breakdown, forcing you to pay for a more expensive repair. Furthermore, when
machines are down this interrupts your ability to do business. A good service
technician knows that regular maintenance can make a line last for years. Quick
Pak understands the value in preserving your machin…
STATIC DISSIPATIVE Stretch Wrap for hand and machine
Stretch-It SDF: Static Dissipative Film is ideal for use in
pallet wrapping products that are susceptible to static electricity. These
types of products that can be protected by stretch wrap can include flammables,
electronic equipment, paints and chemicals.
Static Dissipative Film is also idea for applications
involving the packaging of materials going into munitions plants and grain
facilities. This durable stretch wrap also guards against ESD damage and from
the elements. Static Dissipative Film exhibits high puncture resistance while
clinging to itself so tapes or strap is unnecessary. This stretch wrap
maintains all the same properties of conventional hand wraps without any of the
Static Dissipative Film is ideal for utilization in
applications involving products sensitive to static electricity. Static
Dissipative stretch-wrapped pallets are static free, tight and secure in one
extremely durable unitized…
Hand wrapping a pallet is painful business.Bending over to wrap down to 2” from the
floor and do it while walking backwards around a pallet 4 to 5 times and
continue 4 more times around all the way to the top.Then you have 20-30 pallets per day to
wrap.Back issues, tripping hazard,
workers comp claim, it’s not if you get hurt – it’s when.Don’t forget to add in the 8 Lbs roll of
stretch wrap to that while you’re at it.
Let’s make this scenario a little less painful. 1.Use Hybrid Coreless Prestretched Hand Wrap (3
Lbs roll weight). 2.This roll weighs 3 Lbs for an 18” x 1500’ as
compared to 8 Lbs for standard roll. 3.NWD Coreless Dispenser – you can wrap 1” from
the ground with NO bending and you can walk forward. 4.You can wrap up to 9’ high with the NWD Coreless
Dispenser. 5.With no bending, over-reaching, walking
backwards – you can wrap the pallet faster.
The NWD Coreless Dispenser is made from Aluminum, Made in
USA, Not a disposable dispenser and parts are available.