|Dr. Shrink Buyer’s Guide|
What is a mil?
A mil is a unit of measurement used to determine thickness. 1mil is equal to .001 (1/1000) inch. All of Dr. Shrink’s shrink wrap material is made with 100% virgin resin,
7mil—is the standard thickness for shrink wrapping boats in snow load areas, for light construction jobs and for medium sized machinery that will be transported.
|What Shrink Wrap Mil Thickness Is Right For You?
All of Dr. Shrink’s premium shrink wrap is made of 100% virgin resin materials with maximum UV inhibitors for long term outside usage. Dr. Shrink offers several mil thicknesses for different types of applications. All of Dr. Shrink’s wrap is recyclable using the REBAG® Recycling Bags. It is a #4 Low Density Polyethylene.
What Color Shrink Wrap is Right for You?
White shrink wrap is the color that works best for most shrink wrapping applications. White reflects heat and stays tight in all weather conditions which makes it an ideal
Blue shrink wrap is generally used in snow-load areas as it absorbs heat which helps any accumulated snow to slide off the shrink wrap covers. Its heat absorption capabilities make it a less than desirable product for warm climates where it can overheat the products under the covers. It will also “loosen up” in hot conditions which means it can move and chafe on itself and is not good for use as a transportation cover. Blue Shrink Wrap comes in 7, & 8-ml thicknesses.