Month: October 2006

Shrink wrap for work shelters

Boat shrink wrap for work shelters, tents and temporary buildings

Shrink wrap can be used to to encapsulate structures to form work shelters, tents and temporary buildings Boat shrink wrapping describes the technique of using a heavy duty marine grade plastic film to create a moulded covering that fits, ‘as tight as a drum skin’. Whilst shrink wrapping services are mainly required to protect boats …

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Boat covers for exhibition movements

Boat and industrial shrink wrap frequently asked questions

Shrink wrap frequently asked questions from our customers   What is the difference between shrink wrap and stretch wrap? Stretch wrap is unsuitable for large applications, it is stretched around an object with minimal protection; it sticks to itself and is also known as pallet wrap or cling film. Shrink wrap is draped over an …

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Shrink wrap or tarpaulin

Tarpaulins or Shrink Wrap?

When protection is required for a large or awkward objects such as machinery, plant, buildings or boats, companies have traditionally used tarpaulins to meet this need. However, in recent years many companies have been turning to a new way of packaging large objects for storage and transportation and shrink wrapping their products using a heavy duty ‘industrial grade’ shrink wrap.

shrink wrap for vehicle protection

Tufcoat can provide shrink wrap for vehicle protection

Using industrial grade shrink wrap for vehicles results in a moulded covering, ‘as tight as a drum skin’ and provides peace of mind that the product will reach the customer in the same condition it left the factory. Because shrink wrap cannot flap or chafe, it is very durable at motorway wind speeds. Availability of 8m and 12m width films means that even the largest vehicles can be covered with a single sheet.

Shrink wrapping equipment

Shrink wrapping equipment

Shrink wrapping large or awkward products does not require an extensive array of equipment and supplies but a few key items will make the job a lot easier and result in a professional looking end result. Here is a list of the basic shrink wrapping equipment and materials you will need.

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Shrink wrap for scaffolding and construction projects

The applications of shrink wrap for scaffolding and construction projects What makes construction grade shrink wrap material different from normal plastic sheeting is that it contains ultra-violet inhibitors (UVI) and anti-brittle agents, and flame retardant properties which gives it impact strength and elasticity and reduce the spread of fire – vital for construction applications. The heat …

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