Top Custom Stretch Wrappers for the Bottling & Agricultural Industries

Every business is different and often calls for a specific tool set to do the job in the most efficient manner. Sometimes what you need isn’t widely available on the market, so you need to find a customized solution. Phoenix engineers are constantly reexamining and improving our stretch wrapping machines to ensure each custom stretch wrapper fits the client’s needs and helps them face their challenges head on.

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There are many reasons why a company might need a custom stretch wrapper. Perhaps your business has a unique application, unusual pallet or load size, special warehouse space considerations, or business model.

We believe the best way to illustrate our ability to provide highly customized stretch wrapping machines is to offer examples of custom stretch wrappers that we’ve provided in the past. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be showcasing some of the custom stretch wrappers we’ve made for specific industry applications.

Let’s start with some unique industry applications and how Phoenix Wrappers was able to tailor our stretch wrapping technology to suit.

Custom Stretch Wrappers for Bottling

Sometimes described as “bottling air” one of the toughest stretch wrapping applications is pallets of empty PET bottles. It comes with a number of inherent challenges.

  1. Larger than Standard Pallet: PET bottles are most often palletized on extra-large pallets, typically 44 by 56 inches.
  2. Tall Loads: The PET bottles are usually stacked high, sometimes as high as 10 feet.
  3. High Rate of Production: Bottle loads are produced quickly, anywhere between 50 and 75 pallets per hour.
  4. Lightweight Product: There’s little weight to a pallet full of empty plastic bottles. Not only does the wrapping machine have to work fast, it has to do it gently so as not to crush the bottles.

This specific application challenges a standard stretch wrapping machine. A custom and forward-thinking solution is necessary. The versatile Phoenix PRRA Rotary Ring style wrapper can do the job, with specifications to suit this particular type of business.

The size of the rotary ring stretch wrapper can be adjusted based on the load type, addressing both the first and second challenges. To wrap fast and efficiently, the fully automatic rotary ring wraps the load from the bottom up, then cuts and secures the film tail. This not only saves time, but also saves money on stretch film. Saving more than 30+ feet of stretch film on each load adds up to thousands in savings over the course of a year.

Phoenix’s proprietary rotary ring technology allows the stretch film to be applied to the pallet with just enough tension to hold the load in place and protect it from the elements, while ensuring the force is not great enough to crush the empty bottles.

Available in two speeds, the PRRA-2100 can do up to 75 loads per hour while the PRRA-4000 can wrap up to 120 loads in a single hour.

Custom Stretch Wrappers for Produce & Agriculture

While there are some applications that require a stretch wrapping machine with special adjustments, others have to customize the wrap itself. Such is the case for this particular customization, which has applications in food packaging, pharmaceutical, and agricultural industries.

The ultimate goal for all stretch wrapping applications is to ensure the load arrives safely and in good condition. In the food, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries, there are special considerations. For example, sometimes the product is still warm when packaged (dog food, sauces, yogurt) and sometimes the product needs to breathe (i.e. fruits, vegetables, eggs, plants). In both cases, maintaining airflow is essential to prevent condensation or spoilage.

Traditional wrapping in these types of cases would risk damaging or spoiling the load during transport. In the past, clients have come to us with the problem of unfit packaging that delivers corroded, moldy, or soggy product. At best, this is poor presentation and, at worst, the product is useless for sale and consumption. And that can negatively impact your bottom line.

To suit this type of application, Phoenix Wrappers developed the Breathe Easy Film Slitter, an affordable solution that allows airflow throughout the load. The beauty of our solution is that it does not require special stretch film; it can be used with standard stretch film.

Here’s how it works. The Phoenix Breathe Easy Film Slitter cuts the film into three or more bands (width can be adjusted) and wraps the load. At the end of the cycle, the slitter stops, leaving a full sheet of stretch film to complete the wrap. The stretch film bands still secure the load with the proper load retention while allowing the product to breathe. It’s that simple. We’ve implemented this packaging innovation for several produce applications from apples to eggs.

We hope this post inspires you to find and use the right custom stretch wrapper for your industry and applications. Stay tuned for our upcoming posts, as we will be tackling one industry at a time to help supervisors and operators improve their bottom line.

If you’re interested in learning more about our custom stretch wrappers, contact us today!

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What to Consider Before Investing in a Conveyorized Pallet Wrapper

Automation is a big step to take for any production line. Not only is it a significant capital investment, it is a substantial shift for employees and the way a business achieves its goals. If you are considering adding a conveyorized pallet wrapper to your floor, congratulations! It probably means your operations are doing well and you are looking for ways to find efficiencies as production increases.

pallet wrapper

Making the transition to increased automation is an exciting prospect, but should be done with careful consideration of all elements of your business operations. From adding a fully automatic stretch wrapper to your warehouse to incorporating a conveyorized pallet wrapper, there are many options out there. Conveyors will streamline processes, but they also occupy valuable floor space.

Let’s walk through the considerations you should ask yourself and staff before taking the leap into a conveyorized system.

A specialized conveyor system modified for hand pallet jack operations added automation to this pick and pack facility.

Evaluate the Process

Taking a look at the big picture – as well as all the little details along the way – is the essential first step in determining your present and future needs. If you’re a manager, meet with staff to get into the nitty gritty of how the production line works presently. Ask a lot of questions. There might be some steps employees take with each load that even the most attentive manager might not be fully aware of. If you’re considering changing the way they perform daily tasks by increasing automation, it’s vital to include employees in the process.

pallet wrapper

Start your evaluation at the beginning of the production line. How are the building blocks (the product) of each pallet brought into the warehouse/production area? How is each pallet built? Is the process the same every time, or does it change frequently?

Once the pallet is built, how it is readied for transport? Does it need to be moved to a designated wrapping area? How is it moved to the wrapping area, by pallet jack, forklift? How it is presently being wrapped: hand wrap, semi automatic stretch wrapper, automatic stretch wrapper or some other method? Are there multiple stretch wrapping machines, or only one? Is there standing time anywhere in the process (i.e. an employee waiting for a load to be wrapped)?

Once the pallet load is wrapped, how is it moved to a loading or staging area? Does your production line operate one shift or run around the clock? And so on.

You know your business better than anyone, so these questions are just a start. The bottom line is take a deep dive into your present processes. That’s how you’ll find efficiencies and challenges.

Caption: Watch a conveyorized Rotary Ring Automatic Stretch Wrapper in action for a beverage distribution center.

Think About Pace

When it comes to conveyors, one of the most important considerations is the pace of production. The goal is to have whatever additional automation brought into the system work seamlessly within your production line. Understanding the time it takes for each piece of the pallet building process gives you a general idea of how often a pallet would be introduced to the conveyor.

pallet wrapper

Some other areas to consider around production pace: How does this relate to other elements of production down the line? Will the conveyorized system be able to handle the pace of production? How many pallets should a conveyor be able to fit in order to match current (and future) production? Is the pace consistent or does it vary? Can you match the loading and offloading of the pallets on the conveyors or will a stack up result on either end?

Caption: The powerful and versatile Phoenix Rotary Ring Automatic stretch wrapper can fit into small space, even with conveyors. The model shown in the video is designed with two legs and takes up minimal floor space. Conveyors could be placed in different configurations to suit the space (including at a 90-degree angle for corners).

Target the Floor Space

Every inch of floor space is valuable commodity in any warehouse. It’s not only important to identify potential locations for a conveyorized system, but also one that works within your existing production line. 

pallet wrapper

Keep in mind conveyors don’t have to be in a straight line. At Phoenix Wrappers, we’ve designed and installed custom conveyor systems to fit relatively small spaces. We’ve built conveyor systems to fit into unused corners of a warehouse and installed a wall mount rotary arm automatic stretch wrapper with conveyors to save space. There are options for increasing automation without taking over prime real estate in your warehouse.

Is There Enough Production?

One of the key justifications for increased automation and conveyors is meeting production demands. So, is there enough production to warrant a conveyorized system? Are your employees struggling to keep up with production goals? Are they working overtime to get everything completed? Is automation needed because your company is entering a new market or expanding a product line? This answer will be data driven, and should also consider future goals and production projections.

Caption: Our conveyors matched with a Phoenix Automatic Rotary Arm Stretch Wrapper can handle heavy loads, like these pallets of bricks.

When Are The Peak Times?

Altering a production system is a permanent change. Going back to “the way things were” is often difficult and costly. Before making the leap to automation, reflect on the highs and lows of your production output over the course of the year. Will a new element of automation handle the peak times? Will it still add efficiency to the production line during a slow time of year? If your production is more or less consistent all year long, consider the impact of potential growth over the next year and beyond. A conveyorized pallet wrapper is an investment in the future, which brings us to the last point for consideration.

Caption: The Phoenix Rotary Ring Automatic Stretch Wrapper with conveyors added efficiency to this customer’s warehouse. The video shows forklift operators placing and removing the pallets from the conveyors.

Projections for the Future

Introducing a conveyorized pallet wrapper into a production line is a decision that will impact your business for years to come. Don’t take it lightly. Look at your production numbers realistically and analyze this investment to be sure a conveyorized system is the right choice for your business. It might be wise to also consider the flexibility of a conveyorized pallet system – could it be added to if production calls for it down the line? As mentioned earlier, the addition of a fast and versatile non-conveyorized automatic stretch wrapper is another option that can also bring about efficiencies in the production line.

Ready to Move Forward?

If you’ve carefully considered the needs and implications of investing in a conveyorized pallet wrapper to your warehouse – and the conclusion is a conveyorized pallet wrapping system is a business necessity – Phoenix Wrappers offers a range of conveyorized pallet wrappers. If your business has special considerations, such as space or configuration, Phoenix works with customers to tailor a stretch wrapping system that meets the needs of the business.

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See our stretch wrappers in action at PackExpo 2015 in Las Vegas!

See our stretch wrappers in action at PackExpo 2015 in Las Vegas!
Pack Expo 2015 – Las Vegas September 28-30

Phoenix will attend the PackExpo 2015 in Las Vegas, come to visit us and see our stretch wrappers in action!

Come and join us at the PackExpo 2015 trade show in Las Vegas on September 28-30 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  We will be showcasing our automatic  and semi automatic stretch wrappers product line.  Our application engineers will be glad to answer any questions you may have about our stretch wrap equipment. We will demonstrate how you can save thousands of dollars in film cost saving with our top of the line Rotary Ring Wrapper, as well as how we can customize or integrate our products for your specific application requirements. Use code 15G84  to get your Free registration here now! So get ready for PACK EXPO, Vegas-style!

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Semi Automatic Vs. Fully Automatic: Which Stretch Wrapping Machine is Best For Your Needs?

Consistency and efficiency are two of the most important elements of successful packaging. Today, with the physical demands and inconsistencies that come with stretch wrapping by hand, companies are finding it easier to justify the purchase of stretch wrapping machines. However, they are still faced with the challenge of finding a stretch wrapping machine that complies with their unique operations.

stretch wrapping machine

Which type of stretch wrapping machine is best for your operations? To confidently answer this question, you must know the difference between semi and fully automatic pallet wrappers and understand the distinctive benefits of each.

In this post, we’ll explain the difference between these two types of stretch wrapping machines and help you better understand the key elements of each. Let’s get you on your way to finding the right stretch wrapping machine for your operations!

Semi Automatic Stretch Wrapping Machines

If you’re handling low-volume applications, a semi automatic stretch wrapper may be the best solution for you. These machines provide a safe method of unitizing loads, while providing a competent pallet load to fulfill your customers’ demands. Semi automatic stretch wrap machines require an operator to place the pallet loads on the stretch wrapper and apply the film tail to the load to initiate the cycle. After which, the stretch wrapper applies the film and wraps the pallet load.

These systems are normally used in low volume applications, with fewer than 20 loads per hour being wrapped. Even if your wrapping requirements are as few as 10 pallets per hour, the purchase of a stretch wrapper is easily justifiable.

There are 3 basic types of semi automatic stretch wrapping machines. In effort to help you determine which best meets you needs, here are the key features and functions of each:

stretch wrapping machine

  • Low Profile Turntable Stretch Wrappers: Best for pallet jack operations; these machines are designed with the turntable positioned less than 3 inches from the floor. Using a ramp, pallet jacks can easily place loads on this series.

stretch wrapping machine

  • High Profile Turntable Stretch Wrappers: This machine is designed specifically for forklift loaded applications. Compared to low profile turntable stretch wrappers, this turntable provides easier loading and positioning access because it is elevated. Poor pallets also do not end up dragging on the machine frame as can happen on a low profile system.

stretch wrapping machine

  • Overhead Rotary Arm Stretch Wrappers: Designed for heavy or unstable pallet loads (light, tall, and poorly constructed loads), this type of stretch wrapper allows loads to be easily wrapped while stationary on the floor. Three mounting configurations are available: Wall Mount, Floor Mount and Free Standing Gantry.

Automatic Stretch Wrapping Machines

Automatic stretch wrapping machines, on the other hand, require no operator intervention during the cycle. Loads are typically brought to the machine on a conveyor belt so that the machine can automatically begin wrapping. Fully automatic stretch wrappers interpret the height of each pallet load to the film carriage and ensure a professional and efficient wrap every time. The film is then cut and sealed to the pallet load, which exits the wrapping cycle to make room for other loads.

These systems are commonly used in higher volume applications, from 20 pallets per hour to up to 120 loads per hour being wrapped.

There are 4 specific functions that true automatic stretch wrapping machines must perform. To help you better understand these functions, we’ve put together an overview of each. To be truly automatic, the stretch wrapper must:

  1. HOLD… the tail of the film to start each stretch wrapping cycle, without the need of an operator to attach the stretch film to the load.
  1. WRAP… the product based on the wrapping parameters that the operator has set on the stretch wrapper control panel.
  1. CUT… the stretch film from the pallet load and secure it in a clamp. This way, the leading edge of the stretch film is properly positioned to allow subsequent pallets to be wrapped.
  1. APPLY… the tail end of the stretch film to the load. Positive film tail treatment ensures that the hanging edge does not unravel during transit to the customer.

Beware; as some semi automatic machines can have options and gadgets added to help give machines extra automation but do not properly provide all of these features. Here’s a simple way to test if a stretch wrapper is truly automatic: If at any time during the cycle you hope the film is in a certain position for the machine to work (instead of the machine positively locating the film in that position), then it is not a true automatic machine.

As an example, we have a useful option on semi automatics that allows the film to be torn off at the end of a cycle, so the operator does not have to cut the film. While this is a useful feature, the film tail at the end of the cycle is not wiped down, tucked, or sealed. It simply falls to the ground, where it starts a slow process of potentially unravelling.

There are also 4 basic types of automatic stretch wrapping machines. To help you determine which best meets you needs, here are some key features of each:

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  • Rotary Ring: Rotary rings are unique because they rotate only the carriage itself, unlike a traditional turntable or rotary arm. Featuring a compact design, this stretch wrapper is suited for constant applications. The Phoenix PRRA Rotary Ring Pallet Wrapper reduces film costs dramatically when compared to conventional rotary arm and turntable stretch wrappers because it can start and stop the cycle anywhere on the load. Often these film savings alone can provide payback on the new machine in 3 years. 

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  • Conveyorized Rotary Arm: These machines eliminate the need to rotate the pallet being stretch wrapped. Whether dealing with heavy or unstable loads, it can quickly and efficiently be wrapped with this system. These machines are most commonly used in-line with the rest of the packaging line. 

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  • Conveyorized Turntable: This system offers a flexible and economical stretch wrapping solution for up to 50 loads per hour and 4,000-pound weight capacity. Featuring a compact design, this stretch wrapper is best when faced with tight fitting applications.

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  • Non-Conveyorized Automatics: Operators just have to place the pallet on the stretch wrapper and pull the cord to begin the automatic cycle. This machine eliminates the need for operators to get off the forklift to stretch wrap pallets and is available for both low profile and high profile operations.

Hopefully, after reading this post, you are sure of which type of stretch wrapping machine is best for you operations. If you are looking for more information or have any questions, please feel free to comment below or contact us directly!

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Part 2: Breaking Down the Different Types of Automatic Stretch Wrapper Machines

Last week on the blog, we broke down two of the common automatic stretch wrapper machines: conveyorized rotary arm and turntable machines. Rotary arms and tables represent the more conventional types of stretch wrapping technology. In this post, we will touch on another traditional category, non-conveyorized automatics and also introduce rotary ring automatics, which make up newer technology within the stretch wrapping industry.

Non-Conveyorized Automatics

The main difference between a non-conveyorized and a conveyorized automatic is how the load is brought to the wrapping machine. With a non-conveyorized automatic machine, a forklift brings the load to the machine and takes it away, while a conveyorized automatic is brought to the machine by way of the attached conveyor.

For a non-conveyorized automatic, a forklift operator does not need to get off the forklift after placing the pallet on the stretch wrapper table. The operator only needs to place the load on the table and pull a cord that activates the machine.

Let’s look at three non-conveyorized Phoenix Wrapper machines:




The PLPA-2150 automatic stretch wrapper is designed for heavy loads. Most commonly, the PLPA is used in conjunction with pallet jacks and either an attached ramp or operated forklift. Since the machine is lower to the ground, an operator can run a load up the ramp and onto the turntable. It was built with durable components to withstand loads of up to 5,000 pounds and 52” X 52” in capacity. The PLPA-2150 is also known for its speed with the ability to wrap 40 loads per hour. While this product can be used as a stationary wrapping station, the PLPA-2150 is portable, providing the option to easily move it about the warehouse.

PHPA 2150

automatic stretch wrapper

The PHPA-2150 has a handful of similar features as the PLPA-2150. The machine runs at the same weight, size capacity and speed of 5,000 pounds, 52” X 52”, and 40 loads per hour. Similar to the PLPA-2150, the PHPA 2150 is easy to move amongst your warehouse. Where the PHPA-2150 differs from the PLPA-2150 is the turntable. The turntable, shaped like an octagon, is 48” in diameter with 7x high capacity table support caster bearings. A PHPA is designed specifically for forklift use. Compared to the PLPA, the table is higher up allowing for a forklift operator to clearly see the table for depositing the load. Accuracy in load positioning is not as much a factor as with a PLPA for the forklift operator. You can see the PHPA-2150 in action below:

PRTL – 2150A

automatic stretch wrapper

The most affordable machine for moving unstable and heavy loads, the PRTL-2150A is meant for unstable or very heavy loads where production rates require automatic capacity. As the loads sit on the plant floor, the machine has no limitations in the weight it can hold and is able to wrap 30 loads per hour. While the system is perfect for any wrapping application, it is most know for wrapping unstable loads that could fall apart on a turntable machine. The rugged all structural steel helps maintain durability, and the HSS tubing provides a strong but light-weight arm that minimizes the driving forces required to rotate the arm.

Rotary Ring Automatics

There is one deficiency in the conventional wrapping process which is causing a strong wave of change in the industry. Overall, the mechanical design of stretch wrapping equipment has not changed over the last forty years. Specifically, turntable and rotary arm technology has remained the same. The costly drawback to this old technology is that the clamp and cutting system are in a fixed location on the conveyor. This means that when the carriage moves to the top of the load to start a wrap cycle, it dispenses wasted film as it moves to get there. The 2 (or more) extra revolutions of film provide little value except to increase cost, waste, and wrapping time. The photo below shows the minimum revolutions eliminated compared to standard automatic wrappers:

The new technology of rotary ring machines are beginning to replace conventional arm and table wrappers. Rotary ring machines do not apply these wasted revolutions of film as the clamp and cut mechanism moves with the carriage. This simple difference results in tens of thousands of dollars in film savings, while allowing for faster and customized wrapping cycles.

Although patent issues prevented the widespread use of ring technology in North America, overwhelming dominance by rotary ring technology happened 20 years ago in Europe. Today, rotary ring wrappers have effectively replaced the old conventional rotary arm and turntable automatic machines in Europe, and now North America is rapidly switching out old turntables and arm machines with rotary ring machines to take advantage of the same benefits.


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The PRRA-2100 rotary ring wrapper starts at the bottom of a load and finishes at the top without having to return back down to the clamp fixed at the conveyor. The act of not needing to apply wasted film at the beginning of a cycle like conventional wrappers do results in saving an extra 30 or more feet of stretch film which helps save thousands of dollars over the course of a year. You can start and stop your wrapping cycle anywhere on the load. The film carriage is supported and rotated using a 96” diameter ring. The carriage is the only part of the PRRA rotating which decreases the stress and strain on the equipment and allows for more than double that of most conventional wrappers. The PRRA-2100 is the equipment of choice in full time wrapping applications that are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In addition to tens of thousands of dollars in potential film savings, the PRRA-2100 moves at a 21 RPM wrapping speed and holds the following pallet sizes:

  • 48” X 50” L Max Pallet Size 80” H
  • 36”X 36” Minimum Pallet Size 24”H


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The PRRA-4000 is the next level rotary ring automatic that can help increase stretch wrapping productivity. The 40 RPM wrapping speed results in 120+ loads per hour. The PRRA-4000 also has the film saving benefit of the PRRA-2100 and holds the following pallet sizes:

  • 48” X 50” L Max Pallet Size 80” H
  • 36”X 36” Minimum Pallet Size 24”H

Watch the video below to see the PRRA-4000 in action:

Final Thoughts

Rotary ring technology gives you solutions to old stretch wrapping issues that conventional wrappers do not solve. In a future blog post, we will provide examples of how rotary ring technology is used not only to speed up production and save stretch film, but how being able to start and stop the wrapping anywhere on a load can solve other packaging issues.

We hope you enjoyed our two part blog post breaking down of the Phoenix stretch wrapping product line. We touched on both conveyorized and non-conveyorized automatics in addition to newer stretch wrapping technology in the rotary ring automatics. If interested, request a quote here. If you missed Part 1, read it here.

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Part 1: Breaking Down the Different Types of Automatic Stretch Wrapper Machines

Which stretch wrapper is right for your unique needs? In order to determine this, you must first understand the different types of stretch wrapper machines. Because each stretch wrapper has distinct features, knowing the benefits of each can help to ensure that you pick the most efficient and cost effective stretch wrapper for your specific applications.

For the times when you are dealing with higher throughput or limited personnel, our automatic pallet wrapper product line can help, as it requires no human intervention. In this two part series, we’ll be looking at the automatic product line, including conveyorized rotary arms, conveyorized turntables, non-conveyorized automatics, and rotary ring automatics to help you understand the key elements that make each machine different. Let’s jump right into it!

Rotary Arm Stretch Wrappers (Conveyorized)

You can eliminate the need to rotate the pallet being stretch wrapped with a rotary arm stretch wrapper. Put this stretch wrapper to the ultimate test on your heaviest and most unstable loads, and watch as the system quickly and efficiently wraps. These machines are most commonly used in-line and include a variety of different models that are capable of tackling everything from entry-level to high-speed applications. Let’s take a look at three key models and compare the key features of each.

automatic stretch wrapper

The PRTA-2100 is an affordable entry-level model, offering the same quality and reliability as some of the more expensive models. The system is designed for a maximum load size of 52 inches by 52 inches and weight capacity of 4000 pounds. With the capability to take on up to 40 loads per hour at a speed of 12 RPM, this automatic stretch wrapper machine offers steady and reliable stretch wrapping performance. If you’re looking to get more bang for your buck, the PRTA-2100 may be the right stretch wrapper for you.

automatic stretch wrapper

The PRTA-2150 is one of our most popular models and is best known for remaining reliable and flexible at high speeds. This system delivers steady wrapping performance while taking on 45 to 60 loads per hour at a wrapping speed of 15 RPM. Similar to the PRTA-2100, this stretch wrapper is also built for a maximum load of 52 inches by 52 inches and weight of 4000 pounds. With best in class control features and capabilities, the PRTA-2150 automatic stretch wrapper is a dependable wrapping option.

automatic stretch wrapper

Designed for high speed and lasting applications, the PRTA-2200 offers higher throughputs and maximum flexibility. This stretch wrapper takes on 60 to 80 loads per hour at a speed of 25 RPM. It also offers weight capacity of 4000 pounds and a slightly larger maximum load size of 56 inches by 56 inches. If you’re applications require maximum flexibility and fully loaded control features, the PRTA-2200 may be the best option.

Rotary Arm Turntable Stretch Wrappers (Conveyorized)

Rotary turntable stretch wrappers are a cost-effective and flexible stretch wrapping option for all pallet types. When handling tight fitting applications, you should consider the compact and practical rotary arm turntables options available. Tackle your toughest and tightest jobs while remaining flexible for your customers with the ability to easily change applications. Let’s take a look at the following models and compare their differences.

automatic stretch wrapper

The PCTA-2000 forklift loaded turntable automatic stretch wrapper has a 5 foot gravity outfeed and can take on up to 35 loads per hour at a wrapping speed of 12 RPM. With 4000-pound weight capacity and 50-inch by 50-inch maximum load size, the PCTA-2000 is an entry-level model that offers the dependability and flexibility that most desire.

automatic stretch wrapper

Designed for durability and dependability, the PCTA-2100 can help you tackle your toughest applications while still remaining flexible for your customers. This automatic stretch wrapper has the ability to wrap up to 35 loads per hour at a speed of 12 RPM and was built for a maximum load of 52 inches by 52 inches with 4000 pounds weight capacity.

automatic stretch wrapper

The PCTA-2300 is equipped with valuable and comprehensive features that are usually only found on much more expensive models. This competitive machine will complete up to 50 loads per hour at a slightly quicker wrapping speed of 15 RPM. Similar to the other rotary turntable stretch wrapper models, the PCTA-2300 also has a 50-inch by 50-inch maximum load size and 4000-pound weight capacity.

We hope you enjoyed part one of this two part series explaining the different types automatic stretch wrapper machines available to you. Hopefully, this series will help you make more educated stretch wrapper purchases. If you are looking for more information or have any questions, please feel free to comment below or contact us directly!

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Great show, thanks for visiting our booth!

Check out our upgraded product offering at proMatOnce again Phoenix is in the beautiful city of Chicago for another packaging show. Thanks for all that visited us and if you haven’t done so yet, pass by our booth # 1859 and check out our upgraded stretch wrappers, it is the last day and we are super busy but we always have time for you!

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Old technology that makes you waste money and why you shouldn’t buy it.

Why you shouldn't buy old wrapping technologyNobody likes to waste money, and we believe you are not a big fan of that too. Sticking with old technology unfortunately will lead you the opposite way. Traditional rotary arm and turntable style wrapper while very popular and widely adopted, are not very efficient, having slow wrapping speed and not really good at fully optimize stretch film usage, thus wasting too much film, time  and money in the process.

Rotary Ring technology will add the missing link to close the circle of cost effectiveness, efficiency and superior film economy. Rotary Ring technology will reduce your film cost and boost your productivity dramatically compared to traditional rotary arm and turntable wrappers, saving you thousands of dollars in film cost annually.

Use our Film Saving Calculator Tool and see by yourself why the Rotary Ring Wrapper is better choice.

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Tired of having to hand wrap your pallets load every day? Is your head still spinning since your last wrapping session? Tell your boss there is a better way.

Hand wrapping is inefficient and dangerousAsk your boss if he ever asked himself if hand wrapping is the most cost effective, fast and safe way to handle the company packaging applications. Like any other boss he’s not going to be happy about hearing that he’s being asked to fork more money to replace something that “apparently” worked so well for so many years….Well,  many of the reasons below are going to prove him wrong.

Here are some:

  • It is very hard to be consistent, all your wrapped loads will look oddly uneven and not uniform.
  • It does’t look very professional, not even once.
  • It’s not safe, really, how many time you got blisters, cuts and bruises while hand wrapping? Sorry for that.
  • It is slooow, yes, it is.  Our cheapest pallet wrapper can wrap 40 pallets/hr.
  • You waste a lot of film for nothing, which means “money”.
  • Customer satisfaction. Do you really think that your customers are happy with your loosely wrapped, crooked ghetto look pallet loads?

Those are just some of them, we want to help you convincing him, and give you at least 10  good reasons to replace hand wrapping with a Pallet Stretch Wrapper.

Hey, we can talk to your boss for you!
Give us a call at (514) 956 1525 or contact us here

Learn more here

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Having problems with a tough packaging application? Wondering how you can safely package your brick&block, roof tiles, paver stones pallets? We probably have the solution that you are looking for.

The Phoenix “Dual Film Carriage System” is a very cost effective system that creates the ultimate in film strength, with 2 layer of film that is almost impossible to break.

  • How the Phoenix Dual Film Carriage System works:
    One film web is sliced and then roped into 3 bands which creates an impossible layer to break.
  • The second film is kept as a full web. Both layers are then bonded and prestretched together forming a nearly unbreakable film. This creates the ultimate in film strength as the film can not be broken.
  • The result is a film layer that can be wrapped with extremely high film force levels to provide load retention levels not seen before. All this is done in less time and less revolutions are required to achieve even higher film force. And all without the fear of the film beak issues associated with std film application.

Learn more here about the Dual Film Carriage System and how this technology can be applied in various industry applications, where very high holding forces,  very heavy loads and sharp corners normally causes huge problems when wrapping.

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