Category Archives: Stretch Film

Stretch Film Gauge to Mil Conversion Chart

Converting stretch film measurements can be confusing to those unfamiliar with the terms for film thickness.  It’s very important to ensure that you’re using the correct gauge film so that you aren’t wasting film and increasing your liability risk from pallets coming apart during transportation.  GAP-CO designed this handy stretch film conversion chart to quickly […]

How To Choose The Right Stretch Wrapping Machine

Every organization is different.  No two companies are faced with the same challenges, production needs, and warehouse organization.  Choosing the right stretch wrapping machine for your business is a big investment that should not be taken lightly.  Here at GAP-CO we take pride in helping clients understand their unique business environment and working together to […]

Stretch Film Overview

Stretch Film Manufacturing Methods Linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) resin is the most common stretch wrap material used in the manufacturing process.  There are many different types of polyethylene that have their own unique characteristics.  These characteristics affect puncture resistance, elongation, and more. There are two main extrusion methods used in stretch film manufacturing.  These two […]