There are many brands and configurations of stretch wrap film in the market today, as a matter of fact there are too many and its confusing to say the least.
Broken into two main categories of Hand Stretch Film and Machine Stretch Film depending on how the product is applied the rest of the variations are focused on gauge, manufacturing and application.
What is Hand Stretch FIlm?
Stretch film designed specifically to be applied manually is referred to as hand stretch film. It is also referred to as hand film, hand stretch wrap, hand wrap or manual pallet wrap. It is typically utilized in lower volume packaging operations. However the efficiency of manual stretch wrap packaging should be regularly re-evaluated against potential benefits of upgrading to a machine applied films.
Choosing the right stretch applicator will result in more efficient and cost effective packaging operations.