The Most Common Reason for Stretch Film Breaks

Posted by Allison Myers on Dec 15, 2016 8:00:00 AM

One of the inevitable challenges of a stretch wrapper operators job is stretch film breaks. Some customers find that stretch film will break as often 3 to 5 times per roll. At best these breaks are an irritation. At worst, they can lead to a cascading series of increasingly problematic challenges.

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Topics: Film Breaks, Stretch Film

Seven Reasons Why Your Stretch Film Breaks

Posted by Shea Sutherland on Nov 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Stretch Film breaks a lot - about 3 to 7 times per roll on the average. But in the hustle and bustle of the typical workday, stretch wrapper operators simply don't have time to figure out which of these causes is making their stretch film break so much.

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Why is Your Stretch Film Breaking? 3 Things to Check

Posted by Paul Stewart on Sep 27, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Stretch Film breaks a lot - about 3 to 7 times per roll on the average. But in the hustle and bustle of the typical workday, stretch wrapper operators simply don't have time to figure out which of these causes is making their stretch film break so much. And film breaks are more than just an irritation. Unless their causes are found and fixed, they lead to a nasty chain of events that can be difficult to escape.

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7 Reasons Film Breaks on a Stretch Wrapper and Why You Should Care

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Feb 10, 2016 2:08:28 PM

Since the invention of stretch wrapping there have been lots of improvements in the technology and techniques that help shippers send their loads from their facility to their customer’s damage free and at the lowest cost.

But, stretch wrapping is not without problems and the No.1 problem is film breaks. On automatic, high speed stretch wrappers, film breaks about 3 – 7 times per roll on the average.

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How to Avoid the No. 1 Problem in Stretch Wrapping

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Jun 24, 2015 9:31:00 AM

 

                              

Since 1972, when Lantech invented stretch wrapping, there have been lots of improvements in the technology and techniques that help shippers send their loads from their facility to their customer’s, damage free and at the lowest cost. 

But stretch wrapping is not problem-free.  The No. 1 problem is film breaks.  And that's when bad things happen.  At best, you lose time and money in getting your product out and at worst, you end up with disastrous results, damaged loads.

The good news is because the most common causes of film breaks occur before the stretch wrapping even begins, you can limit the risk of breaks.  Here are some of the things you can do:

 

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Topics: Film Breaks, Stretch Film, Stretch Wrapping

15 Best Operating Tips for Semi-Automatic Stretch Wrappers

Posted by Whitney Morris on Feb 25, 2015 5:05:00 PM

Most stretch wrappers come with manuals on how to operate and trouble-shoot the machines. But they barely begin to cover what you need to know to create a safe-to-ship load.  

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Topics: Film Breaks, Stretch Film, Stretch Wrapping, Semi-automatic Pallet Wrapping, Containment Force

3 Ways to Avoid Stretch Wrapping's Circle of Doom

Posted by Allison Myers on Aug 28, 2014 12:42:00 PM

Film breaks are more than just an irritation. Unless their causes are found and fixed, they lead to a nasty chain of events called the Circle of Doom.

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Topics: Film Breaks, Stretch Film, Stretch Wrapping

3 Ways to put a Stop to the No. 1 Problem in Stretch Wrapping

Posted by Allison Myers on Feb 26, 2014 2:55:00 PM

Film breaks are more than just an annoyance. They're the number one problem in stretch wrapping. Often they lead to a chain of disastrous consequences. And they are, indeed, the enemy. 

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Topics: Film Breaks

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