Stretch film designed specifically to be applied manually is referred to as hand stretch film. It is also referred to as hand film, hand stretch wrap and hand wrap. Hand stretch wrap is a convenient way of wrapping in small and large volume pallet environments that are not suitable for stretch wrapping machinery. However the efficiency of hand stretch wrap packaging should be regularly re-evaluated against potential benefits of upgrading to a stretch machine wrapper.
Ensuring that your company uses the right film for the right application is paramount to controlling pallet wrapping costs. Performing a cut and weigh is vital before accepting pricing from suppliers to make sure that you aren't being given products that are inappropriate for your requirements. Cut and weighs are simple to perform and only take a few minutes, ask your Account Executive how, you may be surprised at the results.