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Bubble bags

Bubble bags are made with bubble wrap and its production starts as polyethylene resin, in the form of beads about the size of pea gravel. The beads go into an extruder - a long cylinder with a screw inside that runs its entire length. As the screw is turned, heat builds up and the resin melts into a liquid that is squeezed out of the cylinder into two stacked sheets of clear plastic film. One layer of the film is wrapped around a drum with holes punched in it, and suction is applied drawing one web of film into the holes that form the bubbles. The second layer of film is then laminated over the first so that when the two films are joined, they stick together and trap the air in the bubbles.

Bubble Wrap was invented, by happy accident, 50 years ago. Two American engineers, Alfred Fielding and Swiss-born Marc Chavannes, had been trying to invent a new form of easy-to-clean, easy-to-hang plastic wallpaper when - pop! - They discovered that their strange creation made a brilliant lightweight packaging material.

A useful product if you have antique furniture to protect or treasured pictures and mirrors to pack. It allows you to protect larger items during transit and gives you extra peace of mind when wrapping those family heirlooms for moving.

Bubble bags is used by some as a distracting amusement or stress relieving activity. These people enjoy popping the plastic bubbles and listening to the sound that it makes.

Cushion Wrap is ideal cushion protection for valuables and delicate items during mailing, shipping and storage. Nylon barrier adds strength and helps retain the air. Lightweight, neat, clean and non-scratching.

Where to buy good quality bubble bags

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Types of bubble wrap

Adhesive bubble wrap

Adhesive bubble wrap have an adhesive backing and this in turn sticks to any surface.

Cohesive bubble wrap

Cohesive bubble wrap is similar to adhesive wraps but it sticks only to itself.

Anti-static wrap

Anti-static wrap are made from a special combination of plastic and it provides protection for electronic goods that can get damaged due to any static energy.

Some of the key advantages of using Bubble Wraps are:

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