Packaging products/plastics guide

We hope the following information will help you to make an informed purchase. If you have any questions or if any of the details are incorrect please call 01162 221 723 or email .

Inches to metric conversion guide

  • The conversion from inches to metric can be confusing and is not always exact. Click on the following link for our inches to millimeters conversion chart: Inches to metric conversion

Polythene thickness measurement

Please refer to following polythene thickness measurement guide for information on converting between various units of thickness.

ISO paper format

Please refer to the following guide on ISO paper and card sizes.

Bubble wrap

Please refer to the following guide for bubble wrap info.

Layflat tubing

Please refer to the following link for help on layflat tubing.

Poly bags

Need help selecting poly bags? Use the following guide for expert advise: poly bags.

Black bags

Refer to the following page for additional information on black bags.

Packing tape

The following guide gives help on selecting the correct packing tape.

Shrink wrap guide

The idea of pallet shrink wrap is that tension is used to hold a number of items together. The following guide gives information on wrapping a pallet using shrink wrap and selecting the correct shrink wrap thickness.

Shrink wrap guide

Pallet strapping

Pallet strapping is used to secure bundles of product typically for shipping and storage. The following guide gives recommendation on using polyester, polypropylene and steel strapping.

Pallet strapping guide

Mailing bag

The following guide aims help advise on selecting the correct jiffy/mailing bag.

Cardboard boxes

For information on cardboard boxes please refer to the cardboard boxes guide.

Polypropylene bags

For help on selecting polypropylene bags please refer to the following polypropylene guide.

Grip seal bags guide

Please use the following guide for selecting grip seal bags.

Garment covers guide

When buying garment covers please refer to our garment covers guide.

Office stationery

Use the following guide for selecting office stationery such as mailing envelopes: office stationery guide.

Carrier bags help

The following guide provides information on paper, kraft based carrier bags: carrier bags guide.

Paper products guide

The following guide provides information on paper based products such as wrapping paper, kraft based paper rolls: paper packing guide.

Food takeaway help

General information on the material used in food containers can be found in the following guide: food containers.

Foam packing guide

For information on foam packing please refer to our foam packing guide.

Packaging guides

Various packaging guides for common scenarios such as selling on Amazon FBA or packaging for university.

Printed plastic bags

Packaging manufacturing process

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