The Shrink Wrapping Process
An Overview Of The Shrink Wrapping Process
In the freight industry, most shippers prefer to wrap the pallets up in shrink-wrap. This ensures that the products stay stable during shipment. By keeping the products stable there is less risk of product damage during shipment. In addition, when the load is stable there is less risk of the delivery driver wrecking due to a heavy load shifting and causing the truck and trailer to tip over. There are several ways that pallets can be wrapped by horizontal stretch wrapper but the most popular method is to use a rotary tower pallet wrapping machine.
Some collectors are tempted to place their linen-back posters on dowels and display them. While this may be very attractive, this also puts the posters in danger of getting damaged by environmental stressors like moisture, air, light, dust and smoke. Avoid being tempted and frame your posters properly.
It is true that most damage occurs while carrying, loading and unloading, but it is also true that if movers (or yourself) do not load the truck properly some items will get damaged in transit. Word of caution about shopping for a moving company: If you have valuable furniture to move – do not look for cheap movers, look for good ones. Inexperienced movers or movers with bad reputation compete on price, not on professionalism. Good movers deserve to be paid well. As the saying goes – you get what you paid for.
If your table lamps will fit into the boxes you have, that would be great. If not, you might want to purchase special lamp boxes. Remember to carefully wrap the table lamps before you put them into boxes and avoid any damage. Be sure to label these boxes as lamps and mark the box stating that they are fragile! Free stand lamps can be protected with bubble wrap. You might want to consider removing any glass parts of fixtures of the floor lamps so that they won’t be broken.
To assemble your gift basket, fill the bottom of the basket with colored filler then situate your heaviest items in the middle. Arrange other items creatively around this item. Wrap in the wrapping machine and secure with a bow. Your basket is now ready for giving to your favorite person.
Contrary to some statements I came across in other articles, Movers do care about your shipment, in most cases foreman is personally responsible to pay for your damages and movers also know that if something gets broken it is unlikely that they get any tips. At the same time movers do not have any sentimental attachment to your belongings and treat precious to you items as anything else. Their main goal is to secure the goods in a way that it will not break and will be easy to load.
When the film is relatively taut on one side, flip over the package, and apply the heat gun to the other side. Try to keep your seams positioned on the edges of the product if possible.