Containment Force Packaging Solutions

containment force

Containment force is the total force applied to your load at a given point. Containment Force is produced by wrap force multiplied by the number stretch film revolutions. It’s the key specification in reducing damage and ensuring safe-to-ship loads.

Very Light Loads

2 – 5 lbs
(0.9 – 2.3 kg)

Paper Towel Bundles
Empty PET Bottles
Empty Containers

Stable Mid-weight Loads

5 – 7 lbs
(2.3 – 3.2 kg)


Heavy Unstable Loads

7 – 12 lbs
(3.2 – 5.4 kg)

Narrow Cartons
Unstable Beverage

Very Unstable Loads

12 – 20 lbs
(5.4 – 9.1 kg)

PET Water

Experience has proven the value of measuring containment force. Established wrap parameters need to be confirmed to ensure load safety; doing so quickly and with a high degree of accuracy is essential in busy shipping operations.

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