Generate scrap, which you pay for and must dispose of
Allows flexibility of shrink film selection.
You can substitute a wider than necessary film width if you are in a jam, but you will generate extra scrap and extra cost.
If you produce many SKU’s, need lots of flexibility, have lots of short runs, a side sealer might be for you. If you have sustained runs of specific products, a lap sealer could save you a lot of money
No matter what you are choosing when making an equipment purchase, its always best to have a knowledgeable Equipment Specialist on your side. Talk to our Packaging Professionals to find the optimal equipment for your needs.
About David Roberge
Part of the outstanding Industrial Packaging team. I'm lucky to hang out with some of the most knowledgeable folks in the packaging industry. I feel even luckier to be able to share our knowledge with you. I love learning about our readers and helping them grow their brand through unique, flexible package design from the birth of the product idea, through the supply chain, and to the launch and placement on the shelf or at the consumer's door.