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Buying a New Shrink Wrap Machine From Amazon?

Amazon has taken over the world! Fast shipping times for free with a Prime membership. This is an often-overlooked convenience for us in this day and age—the ability to have what we want when we want it. Anything from electronics to home décor and groceries can be ordered and delivered within hours.

Buying a new shrink wrap machine from Amazon is no different. There are machines to fit all production levels, from lower-level impulse sealers to semi-automatic and fully automatic shrink wrap machines. Find the machine you want, and have it delivered within days. What happens after you order and the machine is received? That’s what we would like to discuss. What to consider when buying a new shrink wrap machine from Amazon.

After the Delivery

The amazon machine you ordered came as fast as advertised. Upon arrival, you may find the machine does not have detailed instructions or any instructions at all. No need to worry; operating most starter shrink wrap machines is easy.

Depending on the sealer you ordered, you should be able to adjust the seal time to slightly under halfway to begin sealing. After the seal is complete, be sure to keep the bar down while tearing away excess film. If the extra material does not easily tear away from the sealer, turn the seal timer higher.

If you have ordered a shrink gun from Amazon, you will want to turn it to low when you first begin. High heat can cause the material to burn easily. With minimal trial and error, you should be able to get it going.

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When Things Go Wrong

With enough production, shrink wrap machines will eventually wear down, and parts will need to be replaced. Be sure you can purchase parts as needed. Some shrink wrap machines for sale on Amazon are not of the highest quality and do not offer replacement parts. Even high-quality machines will need replacement parts over time. Purchases on Amazon make it difficult to have a technician to speak with if things go wrong.  Consider the technical capabilities in-house before making a machine purchase.

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Applications and Increased Production

As your business grows, you will need to increase production speeds and capabilities. Amazon sells various shrink wrap machines, and some of the high production shrink machines have attractive pricing. Some things to consider are set up, parts, and the type of material the machine can run.

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Customers call all the time looking for shrink wrap materials that are not commonly stocked items. We strongly recommend looking at all options available for more expensive machines before making a purchase they can not use a few months down the road. If you have any questions about purchasing a shrink wrap machine, give our sales team a call at 1-800-441-5090.


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