From simple wrapping of freshly baked products to high speed frozen pizzas, there is a common theme to handle delicate products while eliminating contamination. As a result, it’s important you choose the best method to shrink wrap bakery products to achieve the best seal. [Read more…] about 7 Reasons to Side Seal Shrink Wrap Bakery Products
When you think of shrink wrapping, you may not think of how your product is being sealed and how that will impact the presentation of your product. Understanding the different vertical shrink wrapper methods will make you better educated on making the right decision.
Vertical shrink wrapping systems are used when products must be standing upright and sealed either by a bottom or top trim seal leaving the side panels of the package uninterrupted for a cleaner appearance or to allow clear space for graphics. Using a side seal wrapper is not be the best solution as the package would not be visually appealing for graphics on the printed film. [Read more…] about Why Vertical Shrink Wrappers Should Trim Seal – Not Lap Seal
Shrink tunnels are too often overlooked in the buying process as it’s typically seen as a support piece to the shrink wrapper. When you think of package quality and appearance, think of the shrink tunnel as it plays a large role with the end product.
The use of energy is critical for shrink tunnels as the wrapped package must have maximum ballooning or pillowing to allow the bubble to collapse at the right rate. If not done correctly, you will notice imperfections with the shrink wrap resulting in a less than desirable end product not suitable for retail. [Read more…] about Reason Why You Need to Think of the Right Shrink Tunnel