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The patented “S” design on the newly redesigned S-Carriage InstaThread Pre-stretch Film Carriage from Orion Packaging Systems can save up to 15% on film per load – a substantial savings to help offset the rising cost of film seen over the past year.
At heart of the design are two pre-stretched rollers. Film travels in an S pattern around the rollers, providing over 180° of film contact to reduce slippage and neckdown. The result is a consistent pre-stretch of 260% at different tensions and 1” less neckdown. In other words, achieving this consistent level of pre-stretch means the customer can wrap faster while receiving better film yield; it reduces film acquisition costs for shippers and improves end-user sustainability through less waste.
The S-Carriage’s InstaThread design eliminates to weave film through the rollers. Rather, the InstaThread design has streamlined this process by simply opening the dual lock carriage door, pulling the film right through the middle of the rollers and closing the carriage doors.
Other features and benefits of the redesigned S-Carriage InstaThread Pre-stretch Film Carriage include: