Corporations are taking full advantage of fulfillment centers to sell and house their products and our shrink wrapping equipment is ideally positioned to benefit from this trend.
Shrink wrapping a product
- Provides a protective barrier from dust, moisture, fingerprints, etc
- Provides products with a professional and factory fresh appearance
- Bundles products together if selling multiple items as a set
We carry a full line of shrink wrapping machines, film, and tunnels to meet the needs of ALL your customers big or small. We carry simple starter shrink wrapping kits for small businesses that are just starting out. Our starter kits include a hand sealer, roll of film, and heat gun. We also carry automated shrink wrapping systems in which the sealer and tunnel are combined for a one-step seamless operation.
If you are unsure which equipment your customer will need – fill out the survey and send it back to us. The most basic information we are looking for is the package dimensions (W x L x H). Remember that the height of the package is important!
Shrink Wrapping Quick Primer
Why Shrink Wrap?
Shrink wrapping serves to keep the product stable and clean, as well as preventing any opportunity for tampering, which could affect the overall safeness of consumption.
What is Shrink Wrapping?
Shrink wrapping is a cost effective packaging technology which has been adopted across a diverse set of industries including food, beverages and pharmaceuticals. It involves loosely wrapping a shrink film on the product that is to be packed and subsequently subjecting the package to heat with the help of a shrink tunnel or heat gun. Heat applied results in a snug fit with the product. Shrink tunnels are basically heat chambers that are placed over a conveyor.
How Do You Shrink Wrap?
Shrink wrapping requires 3 basic tools:
#1 – Film (PVC or POF) or bags to wrap your product
#2 – Sealer to seal the film such as an I-Bar or L-Bar Sealer
#3 – Tunnel or Heat Gun to shrink the film around your product
Check out our previous blog post on how to shrink wrap
Check out our video demonstration on how to shrink wrap
Introducing New Flexible Packaging Products: Child Resistant Bags
New Packaging Solution Meets Federal Regulations for Pharmaceutical, OTC Medications and Marijuana Products
Our CHILD RESISTANT BAGS can be used for any product that should be kept away from children: detergent pods, marijuana or any substance that may be dangerous to children can be stored in these bags. These bags include a closure zipper that requires two hands to open. The zipper can be manipulated by adults easily but will be difficult for children to access. These bags meet ASTM D3475-15 (American Society for Testing and Material Child Resistant) standards.
To open, push the small lever up, then pull the zipper out to access items. To close, push the zipper lock until you hear a “click” from the bottom lever. These extra steps are easy for adults to follow but make it difficult for children to access what’s inside.
Stock pouches are available in 3 sizes and in small minimum quantities of 50pcs. We carry the bags in both black and white.
While we stock many different models of heat sealers, we know that the need arises for some custom machines. Kernel Season’s approached us about a band sealer with a wide seal. Our stock band sealers offer 8mm (.31″), 15mm (.59″), or 20mm (.78″) seal widths but Kernel Season’s wanted a wider seal. Working with Kernel Season’s request, we were able to special manufacture a band sealer with a 30mm (1.18″) seal width. This width is perfect for bags with a hang hole as the band sealer will seal below and above the hang hole preventing any leakage.
We carry the largest stock of band sealers, but if you do not find what you are looking for, don’t fret as we can help you with custom options. Our expertise and customer service team are second to none.
While in college, Kernel Season’s founder Brian made popcorn—night after night. It was fluffy, healthy and fast to make… but it always tasted the same. One evening, a thought popped into his head: there has to be a way to shake up the flavor of his favorite snack. Brian started creating fun and bold spice mixtures to toss into his popcorn. After college, Brian took Kernel Season’s to the next level by teaming up with experienced flavor experts to perfect his recipes. Kernel Season’s is now America’s number one brand of popcorn seasoning. It is available in over 15,000 stores nationwide including Walmart, Kroger, Target, and Safeway.
Bag Sealed with our CBS-880 30mm Seal Width Band Sealer
Welcome to a New Year! We hope everyone enjoyed his/her time off during the holidays and ready to begin 2017 with a bang!
Due to popular demand, we are introducing our full line of carton sealers. Our CS-series of carton sealers are reliable, cost-effective and durable providing savings to your production process. We know deciding which carton sealer works best for your application can be confusing so we have created a comparison chart to help you decide what carton sealer works best for you. The most important variable to think about are: automation, package variety, and package size. We have also created a survey – Just email your completed survey to us and we will help you come up with the best carton sealer for your applications.
Sealer Sales Carton Sealer Comparison Chart
Sealer Sales Carton Sealer Survey
As always, everything can always be found on our website – www.sealersales.com.
Sealer Sales wanted to wish you and your family a happy holiday season.
Best wishes for a happy filled new year filled with health, happiness and success.
Please note our holiday schedule in December and plan your orders accordingly.
12/23 (FRIDAY): LAST DAY TO SHIP –
**ORDERS MUST BE IN BY 12PM**
12/26/16 (MONDAY) – 1/2/17 (MONDAY): SEALER SALES CLOSED
1/3/17 (TUESDAY): SEALER SALES REOPENS
If you need assistance, contact us at 818.718.8818 or email@example.com.
Wishing you a safe and wonderful holiday season.
It’s a beautiful morning here in Chicago and Pack Expo has begun!
Come visit our booth E-8950.
Don’t forget: PACK EXPO 2016 is coming up and we are offering free registration! PACK EXPO is the largest packaging trade show in the world and is a unique opportunity to see the latest trends in the industry as well as talk to leading experts in the field.
Come by and visit our booth (E-8950). We will be showing our latest equipment including the FRM-1010 band sealer. If you’re new to packaging, don’t worry! Come by and chat. Let us know what you’re planning to package and we can point you in the right direction. Our equipment caters directly to small and medium sized business like yours and we have many years of experience
We recommend taking a look at Packaging Digest’s recent article, “The ‘pouch-ization’ of the world,” citing that global demand for flexible plastic pouches is expected to rise 6.2% annually to $37.3 billion in 2018. The article states that the U.S. flexible plastic pouch (i.e. stand up pouches, foil gusseted bags, flat pouches, etc) growth is being driven primarily due to the U.S. consumer demanding increasing convenience and portability of product. Pouches also tend to be smaller and thinner than glass, paper and metal packaging and will use 60% less plastic and be 23% lighter. We couldn’t agree with Packaging Digest more! Over the past few years, we have seen an incredible demand for flexible packaging, particularly in the form of stand up pouches. Stand up pouches maximize shelf space over traditional boxes and cartons and bottles but also minimize costs of freight and warehousing since these pouches ship flat.
Looking for a custom pouch? If your customer is considering switching to a flexible packaging product, Sealer Sales can help you determine the best type of packaging that will work for your customer. E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a survey which will help us determine which type of pouch will work best for your customer. Feel to also browse our stock bags especially if your customer is not ready to go the custom route. For a start-up business, we carry a variety of stock stand up pouches in smaller quantities (250pcs – 1,000pcs) in a variety of sizes and colors allowing your business to still provide unique packaging that stands up w/o the set up costs of custom pouches.
Don’t forget! Heat sealers would be required to heat seal your customer’s pouch to prevent tampering. We are the go to sealer source and can offer a variety of equipment that will assist you. See our recommended sealers for stand up pouches!
Take a look at some of the units that are available for the medical / dental market. We will be demonstrating these units and more at PACK EXPO in Chicago. Click on the icon below for free registration
KF-210HC – 10mm Hand Sealer w/ Sliding Cutter
Make your own poly bags with our hand sealer with sliding cutter (Model: KF-210HC). The sealer can also be used for non medical packaging as well. The unit is an 8″ hand sealer with a 10mm wide serrated seal line. Sealer is portable. Matching optional film roller is also available.
D-3010HCA – 13″ Table Top Medical Sealer
Excellent unit for sealing sterile bag & tubing. The 10mm wide seal width provides excellent protection. Sealing and cooling times can be preset with a digital control panel. Unit is also equipped with a counting timer to keep track of packages sealed.