Gordian stocks a variety of stretch films for different applications and industry sectors. We supply Hand Films and also Machine Films which are compatible with our range of Turntable, Rotary Arm, Horizontal and Ring Wrappers. Our stretch wrap is of the highest quality meaning that our customers benefit from less machine downtime and a properly secured product.
Free Packaging Audit
We understand that every customer is different. We work with our customers to identify the best value solution with the aim of reducing the quantity of packaging used wherever possible. This in turn reduces recycling related taxes and has a positive effect on the environment. We can also help identify whether your existing stretch wrapper is performing satisfactorily. Efficient pre-stretching is essential to ensure that the film exerts the correct tension to secure your product during transit. If your machine is not stretching effectively, you will be using more film than required and your film costs will be higher than they need to be.
What is Stretch Film?
A multi-layer polymer film which is applied in overlapping wraps around boxed and/or palletized goods. As it is being applied, the film is stretched, thereby drawing the items together and stabilizing them. Stretch Film provides protection from dust and the elements and consolidates several items into one securely wrapped consignment.
Hand Stretch Film
A blown film, which is tacky on both sides, effectively sticking to itself when applied. It is typically used in lower capacity packaging operations and cold storage due to moisture in the air allows more tack. Our hand film is supplied with extended cores meaning the film can be applied by hand without the need for a dispenser. Customers might be able to reduce costs by upgrading to a stretch wrapping machine. Hand Stretch Film is also known as hand film, hand pallet wrap, hand wrap, hand stretch wrap, manual pallet wrap).
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Machine Stretch Film
A cast, co-extruded film, specially designed for use with stretch wrap machines, meaning the film can cling to itself without adhesive additives. It is available for Core Break and for Power Pre-Stretch machines. The latter use a special grade of film that can be stretched up to 300% depending on film thickness, application and equipment. Stretching the film exerts a higher force on the load, thereby providing more stability and lower packaging costs per pallet. Machine Stretch Film is also known as machine film, machine pallet wrap, machine wrap, machine stretch wrap).
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Advantages of Machine Wrapping compared to Hand Wrapping:
Selecting the right Machine Stretch Film