There are many factors to consider when looking at semi-automatic stretch wrappers. Features to consider can include the the level of automation, to the load capacity, safety features, controls and drives. This Orion chart breaks down the features of all of Orion’s semi-automatic stretch wrappers, making it easy to compare them side by side. For […]
A critical point of a pallet wrapping system is the conveyor. It transports large, heavy, or unwieldy loads safely from a hand-powered pallet jack (also called “walkies”) or forklift to the stretch wrapper. Often the pallets hold stacked boxes of varying sizes, weights, and dimensions, so the conveyor must ensure safe and stable transport. In […]
In 2016, the Costco Corporation realized it needed more than a basic system to manage its new poultry processing plant. They had previously outsourced chicken products to another company, but when those costs rose, Costco determined they would be better off creating their own processing plant. This new facility would allow them to closely manage […]
Reduce the shock generated by stretch film A sizeable amount of static electricity is generated by stretch film, especially during winter months. And, while static electricity is not necessarily a major safety issue, the zap can be intense. Yet stopping the shock is not only easily preventable, it’s also relatively inexpensive.
This is the fifth and final blog that discusses the advantages of HMI-controlled stretch wrapping solutions. Be sure to take a look at HMI Controlled Stretch Wrapping Solutions Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, & Part 4