Shrink film is a commonly used packaging material with good sealing, waterproof, dustproof, anti-corrosion and other advantages, widely used in food, beverage, daily necessities, electronic products, logistics and transportation and other fields.

The uses of shrink film are mainly divided into two types

Manual Packaging

Manual packaging is the use of hot air guns or hair dryers on the shrink film to heat the contraction, in order to achieve the purpose of packaging. Manual packaging is simple, convenient and fast, suitable for small quantities or special shapes of product packaging.

The specific steps of manual packaging are as follows

Prepare the shrink film, hot air gun or hair dryer, the product to be packaged.
Spread the shrink film along the length of the product and leave enough margin.
Place the product on the shrink wrap and use your hands to tightly fit the shrink wrap to the product.
Use a heat gun or hair dryer to heat the shrink wrap until it is fully adhered to the product surface.
Use a sealer or lighter to seal the shrink wrap.

Machine Packaging

Machine packaging is the use of shrink film packaging machine to automatically heat the shrink film to achieve the purpose of packaging. Machine packaging is highly efficient and is suitable for packaging large quantities or standardized products.

The specific steps of machine packaging are as follows

Prepare the shrink film packaging machine, the product to be packaged.
Place the products to be packaged on the conveyor belt of the shrink film packaging machine.
Set the parameters of the shrink film packaging machine, including temperature, speed, sealing mode and so on.
Start the shrink film packaging machine, the shrink film will be automatically heated and contracted, and tightly fit with the product.
After the shrink film packaging machine finishes the operation, take out the packaged products.

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Precautions for the use of shrink film

Select the appropriate type of shrink film

Different types of shrink film are suitable for different packaging needs, such as POF, PVC, etc. Choose the appropriate material according to the specific situation. Choose the right material according to the specific situation.

Master the appropriate heating temperature

Different shrink film materials require different heating temperatures, too high a temperature may lead to excessive shrinkage or deformation, so carefully read the instructions for the use of shrink film.

Pay attention to safety

Be extra careful when using heat sources to avoid burns or other accidental injuries. Use professional heat source equipment and make sure it is in good working condition.

Avoid overstretching

In the packaging process, avoid overstretching the shrink film to prevent rupture or poor packaging results.

Application of Shrink Film

Shrink film has the advantages of good sealing, waterproof, dustproof, anti-corrosion, etc. It is widely used in the following fields:
Food Packaging: Shrink film can be used to package food to prevent food from spoiling and rotting.
Beverage packaging: shrink film can be used for packaging beverages, to prevent beverage leakage.
Daily necessities packaging: shrink film can be used for packaging daily necessities, to prevent damage to daily necessities.
Electronic products packaging: shrink film can be used to pack electronic products, to prevent damage to electronic products.
Logistics and Transportation: Shrink film can be used to package goods in logistics and transportation to prevent damage to the goods.

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Conclusion

Shrink film is a widely used packaging material with good protective properties to effectively protect products. When using shrink film, attention should be paid to choosing the right shrink film and controlling the heating temperature to ensure the packaging effect.