Shrink Wrap

Heat shrink wrap is the perfect solution for properly securing a range of packaging. Whether that’s palettes or singular boxes containing heavy or fragile items, shrink wrap covers tightly and safely around a range of differently-sized goods once heat is applied.

At Packaging Now, you’ll find a wide selection of shrink wrap rolls available in a range of sizes and finishes, including black and clear, as well as our machine film for use with a shrink wrap machine.

Searching for other products to aid in the protection of your goods? Discover our wider ranges of polythene products and hand pallet wraps and find the precise products you need here at Packaging Now.  

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Plastic wrap is perfect for covering items of a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Comprised of polymer plastic film, this adaptable material shrinks tightly over any covered items once heat is applied.

Uses of Shrink Wrap

Available in a whole host of thicknesses, strengths, shrink ratios and clarities; shrink wrapping has long been used for safeguarding items in an array or shapes and sizes.

Once applied either by hand or automated machines around the chosen item, the wrapping is then heated by heat gun or passed through an oven or shrink tunnel.

You’ll commonly see shrink wrap being used in food packaging as well as the packaging of soft drinks and bottled drinks, however plastic wrapping also applies to range of larger items.

This includes the wrapping of automobiles. machinery for shipment, and even whole buildings during such an event as a hurricane, earthquake or other natural disaster.

Popular alternatives to shrink wrap and polythene wrapping, polythene pallet covers and hand pallet wraps - all of which are readily available at Packaging Now.