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Stretch Film & Pallet Wrap

Stretch film and pallet wrap is an integral part in securing your pallets for transportation and distribution. You want to be sure that when you send out a pallet of goods that they will arrive at their destination in excellent condition with your goods safe, dry and intact.

Pallet wrapping is a method very commonly used in the warehousing industry for the purpose of keeping pallets neat, tidy and all together. Pallet wrap and shrink wrap is designed to wrap around pallets to stabilize them, and can be done both manually or with a machine. It’s a quick, easy and cost-effective way of collating you goods together without breaking the bank.

 

Our Range of Stretch Film and Shrink Pallet Wrap

Our range of pallet wraps and films are available in a variety of thicknesses and roll lengths, depending on your individual business needs. We have both hand-stretch film and machine-stretch film depending on your current equipment and requirements. As leading UK suppliers of packaging materials, we aim to provide you with a great value range of products that are designed to enhance your business operations. 

 

Why We’re Experts in Shrink Wrapping and Pallet Wrap

We have 20 years of experience in the supplying and packaging trade, meaning that we have extensive knowledge and experience of working with pallet wrap and shrink wrap. Because we’re one of the UK’s leading importers and distributors of stretch film wrap and clear plastic wrapping, we’re able to cut out the middleman and pass the savings directly to you. Meaning that you’ll struggle to beat our service as one of the best value packaging companies in the UK.

As a popular pallet wrap supplier, we carry most lines in stock which means that we can offer next-day delivery when you order by 2pm! Plus, if you’re not sure what you’re looking for, or require a bespoke quote, then don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team as we are more than happy to help.

 

Pallet Wrap and Stretch Film Frequently Asked Questions

What is plastic wrap used for?

Pallet wrapping is a method very commonly used in the warehousing industry for the purpose of keeping pallets neat, tidy and all together. The plastic wrapping is designed to wrap around pallets to stabilize them, securing your goods and keeping them containerized, safe, dry and dust-free.

How do you shrink wrap a pallet correctly?

Depending on whether your shrink wrap is of the hand-stretched or machine-stretched variety, the pallet wrapping process will change. For hand-stretched pallet wrap, you can use the start of your wrap to create a ‘rope’ to secure your wrap to the base of the pallet, then you will need to keep the film taut as you wrap it around the pallet to secure your items. On the other hand, machine-stretched film wrap is designed to be used with a stretch film machine which stretches the film on application to the palletized goods for you. The type of dispenser used stretches the film wrap upon the application, and once applied it will form back to its original shape giving it a tight fit and securing the load.

Does shrink wrapping a pallet make it waterproof?

One of the key benefits of shrink-wrapping a pallet is that it makes it more resistant to damage from water, dust, and changing temperatures during transit. When done correctly it can make pallets entirely waterproof and go a long way in preventing water and wet weather from ruining your goods.

What is best to wrap pallets with?

What is ‘best to wrap your pallets with will depend on the weight of your items and whether your pallets are being stored in a warehouse for example or undergoing transit - this will affect the strength of the plastic film needed. Generally, you’ll find that a machine-wrapped pallet is tauter and therefore more secure than a hand-wrapped one, although that does depend on your individual plastic wrapping skills! Personally, we think that our Shrinkable Pallet Covers are a great choice for top security and maximum protection from tampering, water damage and rips or tears, which makes it an excellent choice for commercial pallet wrapping.

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