5 Reasons Why You Should Automate Your Pallet Wrapping Process

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Pallet wrapping is a focal point of packaging during warehousing activities. The process ensures that products are bound tightly together to make one pallet load. This eases transportation and reduces the risk of goads toppling over while in transit. If you are still wrapping your pallets manually, there are a number of reasons you should consider automating the process. Read on to see what they are. Speed up the process First, pallet wrapping machines will speed up the wrapping process. Done manually, pallet wrapping can be a time-consuming and monotonous process. One has to go round the pallet in person, sometimes repeating the process altogether. With automated machines, each pallet can be wrapped in a very short time. With high speeds of up to 16 RPM, you can wrap tens on pallets each hour. Economize use of shrink wrap Another key aspect of pallet wrapping is the wrap material itself. It’s a high consumable that adds to the packaging costs. Using pallet wrapping machines, you can reduce these costs in several ways. One, automated machines are pre-programmed so no wastage will occur. Two, thanks to stretch technology, you pallet wrappers will extend your wrap material to wrap more pallets, thereby reducing your wrap budget. Improve wrapping efficiency As with any other automated process, pallet wrapping machines will improve the efficiency of the process. One, you can enjoy the consistency on knowing how many pallets you’ll have wrapped within a given time. Wrapping machines will also maintain quality consistency, by wrapping every pallet the same way, without making errors or using less wrap than needed. This will reduce pallet damage while in transit, ensuring you don’t get any faulty returns. Reduce human labor Pallet wrapping machines will also reduce your human labor needs. Semi-automatic wrappers need only one or two people – one for loading and one for managing the machine. Fully automated wrapping machines need one person at most as the machine doesn’t need constant operation. This will save you on costs in the long-term and allow you to concentrate your workforce in other areas. Use less work space Last but not least, pallet wrapping machines reduce the work area needed to prep your pallet loads. If you have a constrained work area, these machines will save you on space. You only need just enough space to install them, plus and extra allowance for loading and removal. Talk to a pallet wrapping machines supplier to find out the right machine for you. Remember to consider load capacity, wrapping speeds and the type of automation. Will the right machine, you can reduce errors, costs and processing time in the packaging...

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Everything you need to know about dental sealants

Posted by on Jun 5, 2015 in Uncategorized |

There are many forms of treatment for dental problems. However, you may not be aware that preventative treatment is available for various issues. In this case you could potentially avoid fillings, by using what is called a dental sealant: What are sealants? Fissure sealants, or more commonly dental sealants, is a treatment in which a plastic material is placed over fissures and pits. It is only applied to the back teeth, molars, and pre-molars. It works in that it blocks food and bacteria from performing dental caries, much like a protective shield. Dental caries? When your tooth’s surface either loses or gains minerals important for maintaining its health you are experiencing the process that leads to dental caries. Through a variety of different reasons, such as poor dental hygiene, we can create an imbalance in this process. It is the act of losing more minerals than gaining which causes tooth decay. What is the process of getting sealants? Sealants are a relatively quick and easy process. The tooth in question is first cleaned so that no plaque is underneath the sealant. After cleaning the tooth, the sealant liquid is then set into the tooth, which is then dried underneath a bright light, more often than not blue. Note, that unlike fillings, sealants possess absolutely zero pain, and will not feel uncomfortable after treatment. For parents, it would be a good idea to get sealants done as soon as your child’s adult teeth start coming into their own. The process can usually be started from 7 – 12, and then 14-17 respectively. Longevity and effectiveness Sealants can last for a long time, many years in fact. To increase the longevity of the treatment, make regular visits to your dentist, so he can replace any lost sealant, and check up on how effective it is at preventing your dental caries. Provided you maintain your normal dental hygiene routine, sealants will be very effective at preventing dental caries. Note that sealants make brushing much easier, as it is upon a smooth surface. Potential problems Sealants while effective can be to the contrary if you do not make annual visits to the dentist. This is because the sealant can eventually start trapping the bacteria and food under the sealant, thus causing more damage than originally intended. Conclusion Sealants are a great consideration for anyone wishing to further protect their teeth. They make cleaning your teeth much easier, and more effective, and can also protect you from more trips to the dentist for more...

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