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Shrink Wrappers & Heat Tunnels - Multiple Items

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Equipment, also known shrink bundlers, that wraps two or more single packages in film that is then passed through a shrink tunnel to form a tightly bound single unit for sale. Looking at new cartoning, case packing, and multipacking machines? Learn more about what to look for in your next purchase.

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Explore the functionality and benefits of Shrink Wrappers & Heat Tunnels, essential for creating tightly bound package units through effective film wrapping and heat application. Shrink Wrappers & Heat Tunnels are specialized types of equipment designed to enhance packaging efficiency by wrapping multiple single packages together with a plastic film. Once the items are encased in this film, they are conveyed through a heat tunnel, where the film shrinks tightly around them, forming a single compact unit. This process not only secures the products together but also provides a protective covering that aids in handling and transportation. The operation of Shrink Wrappers & Heat Tunnels begins with the placement of items onto a conveyor belt, which guides them into the machine for film wrapping. The equipment dispenses film around the items, ensuring they are fully encased. Following this, the wrapped items move into the heat tunnel. Inside the tunnel, controlled heat is applied to the film, causing it to contract around the items, securing them tightly together. This method ensures that the film adheres smoothly and uniformly, providing stability and integrity to the packaged unit. These machines are utilized across various sectors, including food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and consumer goods. In the food industry, for instance, they are used to bundle items like beverages and canned goods, making bulk packages easier to handle and distribute. In pharmaceuticals, these machines help in bundling multiple packs of medications, ensuring they remain tamper-proof and are easier to manage in distribution channels. The benefits of using Shrink Wrappers & Heat Tunnels include enhanced product protection and improved shelf presence. The tight wrapping protects the products from moisture and dirt, while also reducing the risk of product tampering. Furthermore, the clear film used in the process allows for easy visibility of the product, aiding in marketing efforts and consumer trust. Additionally, these machines contribute to material savings and operational efficiency by minimizing excess packaging and reducing labor costs associated with manual packaging methods. For professionals seeking reliable and efficient packaging solutions, exploring various suppliers and manufacturers of Shrink Wrappers & Heat Tunnels can be highly beneficial. The PMMI's ProSource directory offers a comprehensive list of providers who specialize in these machines, allowing for a thorough comparison of features and services to meet specific operational needs.
The companies represented on this page and throughout this directory are members in good standing of PMMI, the Association for Packaging & Processing Technologies. Companies who are not members of PMMI are not listed in this directory.