Stretch Wrap- A highly stretchable plastic film commonly made from Linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) that is wrapped around items. The elastic recovery keeps the items tightly bound.
Stretch film is commonly used to wrap products on pallets and secure them to each other and the pallet. This often helps to reduce products loss, discourage load tampering, and reduce worker injury. We explain in further detail in our blog post What is stretch film used for. There are a variety of widths, thicknesses, and types of stretch film.
Below is a breakdown of the two most commonly used extrusion processes of stretch film. Extrusion is the manufacturing of stretch film and a variety of other flexible plastic products. Visit our blog for further details about the extrusion process.