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Now that you have produced all that Wonderful Soap and/or those Sweet Smelling Candles! It's Time To Package Them...

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Wand ("Free-Arm") Based Shrink Wrap Systems

Great for Soap, Candles, Baskets, Small Items and General Short-run Packaging!

Choose from a variety of films for your Shrink-Wrap System, such as films that allow scent to pass through and films that allow your products to "breathe".

Quickly and Easily Shrink-Wrap Numerous Bars of Soap - Three Models To Choose From...

Professionally Shrink-Wrap your packages for just pennies with our easy-to-use systems.

Wrap Soap, Candles, Foodstuffs, Cosmetics, Perfume, Books, Copies, Artwork and Matted Prints and more.

Each system comes with:

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"Free-Arm" sealing wand that isn't attached to the system. Much more versatile and productive to use than stationary arm systems (I-Bar systems).

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Special heat resistant pad and a cushioning pad that goes underneath the machine and on top of the sealing surface to be used to protect against any damage and to make sealing the film with the wand easier on less than optimal surfaces. A full 36" wide (rolls up for space-saving & storage!) giving you almost 3 times the working surface of other systems!

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An Instructional video that shows you how to set up and use the system, wrap your products, wrap your gift baskets and gives you many ideas we've picked up from our thousands of satisfied customers.

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A film carrier/dispenser that supports and protects the roll of film, allowing it to be rolled out without spooling. There is a special dividing bar on the carrier that separates the two layers of film as you dispense it, so you're not fighting the static charge while trying to separate them.

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One roll of centerfold shrink film. Not all shrink film is the same, so we include what's best for the job YOU want to do, all at no additional cost..

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A professional light-weight dual-temp heat gun with high and low settings.

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Extra Teflon Tape and Heating Element kit

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Shrink Wrap Systems

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HANDcraft™ 14" Shrink Wrap System

Complete 14" Shrink-Wrap System

Appropriate for wrapping small multiples (i.e., 6-9 bars of soap in a single session, 4 CD's etc ) as well as mid-sized individual items, stationery and more.

Although too small for serious gift basketing, this system is large enough to do small trays, gift sets, and by "doubling" the film, the occasional gift basket.

Note: This system is not available in 220 Volt

Specifications:

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Includes 15" Sealing Wand

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Film Carrier

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Teflon Pad

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Cushioning Pad

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Deluxe Dual-Temp Heat Gun

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One Roll of Film

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Extra Teflon Tape and Heating Element kit

HANDcraft™ 14" Shrink Wrap System

Model: SW14a - Includes: One roll of Polyolefin 500' 75 gauge 14" wide shrink film

$339.95

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HANDcraft™ 14" Shrink Wrap System

Model: SW14b - Includes: One roll of Polyolefin 500' 60 gauge 14" wide shrink film

$339.95

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HANDcraft™ 14" Shrink Wrap System

Model: SW14c - Includes: One roll of PVC 500' 75 gauge 14" wide shrink film

$339.95

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HANDcraft™ 14" Shrink Wrap System

Model: SW14d - Includes: One roll of PVC 375' 100 gauge 14" wide shrink film

$339.95

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Order System - WITHOUT HEAT GUN -

For those of you that might already have a Heat Gun - You can order any of the above Shrink Wrap Systems WITHOUT A HEAT GUN - Enter coupon code RHG when checking out. The shopping cart will deduct $20 from your order.

If phoning in your order, be sure to mention that you DO NOT Want A Heat Gun and we will deduct the $20.00.

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Shrink Wrap Systems

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HANDcraft™ 18" Shrink Wrap System

The Most Popular Shrink Wrap System for Soap Makers!

Complete 18" Shrink Wrap System
This is our most popular system. Great for general packaging, re-packaging, bundling (putting multiple items into a single package).

Appropriate for wrapping groups of small items (9 CD's 6 DVD's, dozens of cookies and brownies, 16-25 bars of soap at once) as well as larger individual items, small gift baskets (typically, 12" high maximum*.) Gift Sets and Trays (Spa Kits, Aromatherapy Kits), matted prints and much more.

Note: International Customers, To purchase this system with 220v (See Below)

Specifications:

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Includes 21" Sealing Wand

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Film Carrier

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Teflon Pad

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Cushioning Pad

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Deluxe Dual-Temp Heat Gun

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One Roll of Film

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Extra Teflon Tape and Heating Element kit

HANDcraft™ 18" Shrink Wrap System

Model: SW18a - Includes: One roll - of Polyolefin 500' 75 gauge 18" wide shrink film

$384.95

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HANDcraft™ 18" Shrink Wrap System

Model: SW18b - Includes: One roll of Polyolefin 500' 60 gauge 18" wide shrink film

$384.95

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HANDcraft™ 18" Shrink Wrap System

Model: SW18c - Includes: One roll of PVC 500' 75 gauge 18" wide shrink film

$384.95

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HANDcraft™ 18" Shrink Wrap System

Model: SW18d - Includes: One roll of PVC 375' 100 gauge 18" wide shrink film

$384.95

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International Customers

Purchase these 18" systems with 220v Conversion (Additional $70)

$70.00
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International Customers

Purchase these 18" systems WITHOUT HEAT GUN  (See Below) with 220v Conversion (Additional $35)

$35.00
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Order System - WITHOUT HEAT GUN -

For those of you that might already have a Heat Gun - You can order any of the above Shrink Wrap Systems WITHOUT A HEAT GUN - Enter coupon code RHG when checking out. The shopping cart will deduct $20 from your order.

If phoning in your order, be sure to mention that you DO NOT Want A Heat Gun and we will deduct the $20.00.

-$20.00

Coupon Code:

RHG

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Shrink Wrap Film

Choosing The

Right Kind of

Shrink Film!

 

 

See Below

 

HANDcraft™ 24" Shrink Wrap System

Complete 24" Shrink Wrap System

Appropriate for wrapping groups of larger items, Gift & Gourmet-sized baskets (typically, 16-18" high maximum, off the roll.) Gift Sets and Trays (Spa Kits, Aromatherapy Kits), larger matted prints (multiple prints!) and much, much more.

Note: The larger wand can become tiring and heavy with a lot of use. If wrapping lots of small items, bath bombs, soap bars, tins, CDs, DVDs, etc., get the 14" or 18" system.

This system most typically includes 100ga PVC, as it's the primary choice of our professional basketers. "Doubling" the film for oversized items (make a bag almost 4 FEET HIGH!) is both recommended and encouraged! You CAN use a smaller roll of film on a larger system, so if you want to pick up a second, smaller roll, (typically, 18" 75ga 500') you can use that roll for your smaller, lighter items, saving your heavy, wider film for when more appropriate.

For basketing, and gift items, we recommend you select 100ga PVC. For bundling items together, paper products, matted prints, food products, we recommend polyolefin. In all cases, we recommend you read the page on selecting film, here.

Note: International Customers, To purchase this system with 220v (See below)

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Includes 25" Sealing Wand

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Film Carrier

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Teflon Pad

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Cushioning Pad

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Deluxe Dual-Temp Heat Gun

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One Roll of Film

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Extra Teflon Tape and Heating Element kit

HANDcraft™ 24" Shrink Wrap System

Model: SW24a - Includes: One roll of Polyolefin 500' 75 gauge 24" wide shrink film

$439.95

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HANDcraft™ 24" Shrink Wrap System

Model: SW24b - Includes: One roll of Polyolefin 500' 60 gauge 24" wide shrink film

$439.95

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HANDcraft™ 24" Shrink Wrap System

Model: SW24c - Includes: One roll of PVC 500' 75 gauge 24" wide shrink film

$439.95

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HANDcraft™ 24" Shrink Wrap System

Model: SW24d - Includes: One roll of PVC 375' 100 gauge 24" wide shrink film

$439.95

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International Customers

Purchase these 24" systems with 220v Conversion (Additional $70)

$70.00
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International Customers

Purchase these 24" systems WITHOUT HEAT GUN  (See Below) with 220v Conversion (Additional $35)

$35.00
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Order System - WITHOUT HEAT GUN -

For those of you that might already have a Heat Gun - You can order any of the above Shrink Wrap Systems WITHOUT A HEAT GUN - Enter coupon code RHG when checking out. The shopping cart will deduct $20 from your order.

If phoning in your order, be sure to mention that you DO NOT Want A Heat Gun and we will deduct the $20.00.

-$20.00

Coupon Code:

RHG
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Shrink Wrap Film

Shrink Wrap Film

Choosing The

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Shrink Film!

 

 

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Shrink Wrap Film

Polyolefin Film - For manual, semi-automatic, & automatic equipment.

Very strong, multi-layer film. Puncture resistant. For general packaging, bundling, multi-packs & irregular shapes or sharp edges & corners.

Acid Free, FDA approved for direct food contact.

Best for paper products, books & artwork. Matte finish, very soft & flexible. Yields to pressure. Resists breakage.

Recyclable. Allows scent to pass through.

Polyolefin Shrink Film 75 Gauge - 500 Feet Long

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SFPO500-75-14

Polyolefin Shrink Film - 14" Wide - 500' - 75 gauge

$46.15

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SFPO500-75-18

Polyolefin Shrink Film - 18" Wide - 500' - 75 gauge

$54.95

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SFPO500-75-24

Polyolefin Shrink Film - 24" Wide - 500' - 75 gauge

$71.45

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Polyolefin Shrink Film 60 Gauge - 500 Feet Long

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SFPO500-60-14

Polyolefin Shrink Film - 14" Wide - 500' - 60 gauge

$46.15

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SFPO500-60-18

Polyolefin Shrink Film - 18" Wide - 500' - 60 gauge

$54.95

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SFPO500-60-24

Polyolefin Shrink Film - 24" Wide - 500' - 60 gauge

$71.45

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PVC Shrink Film - For Manual, semi-automatic and automatic equipment

Crystal clear, glossy film, very "crisp", suitable for general packaging and the best film available for basketing (100ga for large baskets, 
75ga for small baskets & trays). 100% recyclable. FDA Approved for direct contact with food.

PVC Shrink Film 75 Gauge - 500 Feet Long

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Description

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SFPV500-75-14

PVC Shrink Film - 14" Wide - 500' - 75 gauge

$46.15

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SFPV500-75-18

PVC Shrink Film - 18" Wide - 500' - 75 gauge

$54.95

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SFPV500-75-24

PVC Shrink Film - 24" Wide - 500' - 75 gauge

$71.45

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PVC Shrink Film 100 Gauge - 375 Feet Long

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SFPV375-100-14

PVC Shrink Film - 14" Wide - 375' - 100 gauge

$46.15

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SFPV375-100-18

PVC Shrink Film - 18" Wide - 375' - 100 gauge

$54.95

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SFPV375-100-24

PVC Shrink Film - 24" Wide - 375' - 100 gauge

$71.45

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Information on the Different Kinds of Shrink Film

Shrink Film Selection Guide

Choosing the Right Film and the Right Size Film

Matching your film to the items you’ll most often be wrapping helps optimize your packaging experience. There are many varieties of film on the market. While they’re largely interchangeable, specific tasks or specific products may require a specific film.

The smaller the gauge number of the film, the thinner the film. For most general applications, 75 gauge will suffice. In applications where strength is of particular concern, large baskets, heavy and bulky multi-packs etc., you'll want to consider 100 gauge film. There are two types of film that predominate, Polyolefin and PVC. Both types of film that we carry are FDA-approved for direct contact for food. Not all PVC shrink film is.

Most films you see are 40-40's. That is, they shrink 40% in each direction...exerting pressure on the package as you shrink it. Most items from baskets to CD's can be wrapped with this type film.

If you need to wrap a softer, less rigid item, the pressure will cause it to warp and/or ripple if you wrap it with traditional shrink-wrap. To wrap this type of item there is limited shrink films, 10-10's. They only shrink approximately 25% compared to typical shrinks. This exerts much less pressure on your packages making it suitable for soft, pliable items like mouse pads, magazines, photos etc. Limited shrink is available in both Polyolefin and PVC. There are special films available for specific applications. SSXP40, for example, stops shrinking as soon as it encounters resistance.

*Please contact us if you are unsure as to what film would work best for your specific application.

Suggested Application Guide

Polyolefin...

Cold Processed Soap... 60 gauge or 75 gauge Polyolefin.

60 gauge has better "Smell Through" but is a little harder to work with. This is best with Goat's Milk, Milk Soaps and High Superfat Soaps because it breathes better.

75 gauge is easier to work with and works great with most CP soaps. Most Popular.

Melt & Pour (Glycerin) Soap... 75 gauge or 100 gauge Polyolefin.

Use no less than 75 gauge film. The thicker the film the more it resists the "wet spots" that plague M&P wrapping. These "wet spots" can leave "blisters" or bubbles on the thinner gauge film. 100 gauge will eliminate most of the bubbles. It's harder to cut, and takes longer to shrink, but will give your M&P bars a relatively smooth, wrinkle-free finish. It is a little harder for the customer to remove. In very humid, outdoors conditions such as fairs, festivals, etc.,100 gauge will help protect your soap from sweating.

Bath Bombs... 75 gauge Polyolefin.

75 gauge Polyolefin is generally best.

Multi-bar Samplers and Promotions... 75 gauge Polyolefin.

If you are bundling several full bars or sample bars 60 gauge is too thin.

Baskets.....75 gauge and 100 gauge PVC.

75 gauge is good for small baskets and gift sets. Rule of thumb 12" (31cm) in diameter and under. 100 gauge for larger baskets, trays, heavy objects.

Candles... 75 gauge PVC.

75 gauge PVC is the best. Most Chandler's prefer non-perforated but we do carry perforated upon request. Just note this in the comments section of your order.

Perforated Film... All Gauges and Types.

We can provide perforated film in all of our gauges and in both Polyolefin and PVC. Just note this in the comments section of your order.

> 100 Gauge Polyolefin,> 500' Roll, is available upon request. Note this in your comments section of the order.

Polyolefin is a very strong, puncture-resistant shrink film that's FDA approved for direct food contact. It has a matte finish, clear, very soft and flexible, yields to pressure, resists breakage and allows scents and smells to come through.

It is very effective for wrapping irregularly-shaped items and items with sharp edges or corners. Polyolefin is softer than PVC, feels like a plastic bag, and because it's acid-free, makes it especially suited for matted prints, artwork, photos, cards, scrapbooking and all paper products. If you plan on bundling or multi-packing you might want to consider it as well.

PVC...

For manual, semi-automatic and automatic equipment. Traditional PVC is known for it's crystal clear, glossy, crisp look, its reflective shine and high clarity. This film comes in Centerfold (film is two layers that is folded on one side and open on another like a "<" (or Tubular (like a pillowcase, sealed on both sides and open like a tube on the other sides)

Our traditional PVC is FDA approved for direct food contact (NOT ALL PVC FORMULAS ARE!). Choose traditional PVC to prevent color bleed and smells escaping. This industry favorite is great for CD's, DVDs, VHS, candles and to overwrap most packages on a variety of machines or equipment.

This is particularly good for wrapping gift baskets and trays. 100 gauge for big basket and trays or 75 gauge for smaller baskets and trays.

It is beautifully clear and is crisp enough to wrap a basket with a spray of film on top like wrapping a basket with cello.

The difference being that you can clearly see what is in the basket as opposed to trying to look through the folds of cello to try to figure out what is in the basket.

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Deluxe Dual-Temp Heat Gun

Deluxe Dual-Temp Heat Gun

Model: SWHG

$53.90

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Deluxe Dual-Temp Heat Gun

Model: SWHG220v - 220v for International customers

$88.95

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Replacement Teflon Tape and Heating Element Kit

Replacement Teflon Tape and Heating Element Kit for 14" Shrink-Wrap System

Model: SWKIT14 - Includes: 2 each - Teflon Tape and 2 each - Heating Elements

$16.50

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Replacement Teflon Tape and Heating Element Kit for 18" Shrink-Wrap System

Model: SWKIT18 - Includes: 2 each - Teflon Tape and 2 each - Heating Elements

$16.50

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Replacement Teflon Tape and Heating Element Kit for 24" Shrink-Wrap System

Model: SWKIT24 - Includes: 2 each - Teflon Tape and 2 each - Heating Elements

$16.50

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