Packing and Wrapping Materials Used For Safe Delivery
The moving industries also offer packing services to their clients. Before they move items from one location to another, the items are neatly packaged with a number of packaging materials. Having your items well packaged with the right packaging material is a veritable means of reducing damages and breakages that may result on the way due to shock. These materials help to reduce shock as the truck speeds to the final destination. Well packaging also protects items from the element of weather. If you are planning France to UK removals, here are some of the packaging materials that you will require.
Standard T-chest size boxes
The standard T-chest (Tea chest) size boxes refer to the large packing box. It is bigger in dimension than the book box. The normal dimension for this type of packaging box is 61cm for the height, 41cm for the width and 51cm for the depth. Originally, it was used for the shipment of tea. This is probably why it is named tea box. But today, the standard T-chest size boxes are specifically meant for the packaging of items that are somewhat heavy such as clothes, bed line, shoes, sport equipments, gardening tools, furniture, pots, toys, pans and others. This type of box is constructed from a very thick cardboard. You can also find some that are made with light wooden materials. Most of local man with a van firms use it for local, interstate and international removal and shipping. If you would like to compare man and van services, click on the button on tje top of the page and request free quote.
The standard packaging box used in the moving industry is known as the Book Box. It is also referred to as the standard box. The name book box can be deceptive. There is the tendency for some people to think that book boxes are mainly used for the packaging of books. They can be used to package items such as hand tools, files, albums, books and other heavier items. The standard dimension for a book box is 51cm for the height, 31cm for width and 41cm for depth. Book box looks similar to a T chest box except in dimension. It is also made with a very thick cardboard paper. If you are planning to send boxes to Germany you can buy them directly from our man and van company.
As implicit from the name, this is a type of box meant for packaging clothes, suits, winter coats, sport coats, dresses, slacks and the likes. The box comes with a metal or wooden bar on which clothes can be hung. Normally, about 30 clothes can be hung in a wardrobe box. However, the number can be more or less depending on the heaviness of your clothes. If the clothes are very heavy, it may not accommodate up to 30 clothes. Using wardrobe boxes to pack your clothes when you are moving house gives you a lot of benefits. It will preserve the smoothness of your clothes or protect it from rumpling. Secondly, it will also save you some time and energy of folding your clothes in a neat manner.
Bubble wrap also known as bubble paper or bubble pack is designed for the packaging of fragile and breakable items. It is normally made from foldable transparent plastic material. The bubble provides good cushioning effect which will protect sensitive or fragile objects wrapped with it from breaking. Bubble wraps are available in a number of types. Some types have high permeation barrier film while some come with lower permeation barrier film. There are various sizes of bubble wraps. It all depends on the size of items that will be wrapped with it. The bubbles themselves also have different diameter. The large sized bubbles will offer better shock absorption during shipment. The cushioning effect also depends to a certain extent on the quality of the plastic material used in making the bubble wrap.
Any type of paper that used for packaging purposes can be referred to as a wrapping paper. It can also be called a packing paper. Wrapping papers are widely used in the moving and packaging industries. They are available in a number of quality, textures, sizes and shapes. Superior quality wrapping papers offer better protection and shock absorption than others. To maintain safety of your goods during your house removals to Spain you should wrap delicate items in packing paper. This will protect them against potential scratches.
Tape and labels
Tape and labels are very important in the packaging of items. Tapes are used for wrapping, fastening and binding a package. Packages are labelled to enable owners to classify and locate various items easily.