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Polythene film is a sheet of plastic less than 2.5mm thick. Normally applied as a packaging material to cover or wrap products. Polythene film can be manufactured clear or coloured, with a printed logo or text, single or multi-layered.

Polythene Manufacturing

Polythene film is produced using a blown film process. Plastic pellets are melted and then extruded through a circular die gap forming a plastic tube. The polythene tube is then cut open at one end, inflated and stretched to the desired size and thickness.

This process is used to manufacture polythene film that can be as thin as .0004 inch to thicknesses beyond .01 inch. Pellets containing pigment are blended with the clear pellets to give the polythene film various different colours. Good equipment that maintains a consistent flow of polythelene throughout the process will produce high quality film.

Layflat Tubing

Layflat tubing or film on the roll is a flexible and economical form of packaging. LFT is perfect for packing products of the same width but varying in height or long items. Layflat tubing is generally provided in as a roll of continuous film.

Shrink Covers

Shrink wrap, or shrink film, is made with high strength shrink grade polythene film. Ideal for warehousing to use as pallet covers. After shrink film is heated it will shrink tightly leaving no gaps or holes on the packaging perfect to protect whatever it covers.

Stretch Wrap

Stretch wrap, also know as pallet raps, is another great way to protect items. As the name says, work differently than shrink film but offer just as much protection. Stretch wrap is pulled around the load and stretched providing a elastic band effect that will hold the load tight together. Pallet wraps offer excellent load holding force and puncture resistance to protects your goods during warehousing and transport.

Damp Proof Sheeting

Damp proof sheets are plastic membranes used in construction to provide with a base for a concrete floor. This waterproof sheet is laid between the insulation layer and the sand base, and offers the concrete protection against damp.

Manufacturers of polythene film

Layflat Tubing
Discount suppliers and manufacturers of all forms of polythene film-on-the-roll including a wide range of narrow, standard and wide layflat tubing. Free Delivery to UK.

Shrink Film
On-line resource for information about shrink film and shrink bags. Dedicated to find wholesale suppliers of shrink film and shrink bags.

Stretch Wrap is a website specialised in finding budget suppliers of stretch wrap films. Identify the most cost effective stretch wrap to fit your packaging needs.

Damp Proof Sheeting
Specialists in damp proof sheeting with great prices and discounts on brick sacks, rubble sacks, builders rolls, plastic sheeting and damp proof membranes.

UK polythene film suppliers

Polythene Film Supplies
Polythene Film is website designed to provide you with selected information about polythene packaging and polythene film.

Poly Roll Direct
For all your polythene rolls needs visit Poly Roll, buy direct from the manufacturer and save cash.

Poly Direct
Poly is your resource for polythene film and plastic tubing. Find all the information you need about polythene film, shrink wrap and poly tubing.

Polythene Film 2u
Polythene Film is a website dedicated to provide selected information and good quality suppliers of polythene film and other polythene packaging products.

Plastic Film 2u
Plastic Film specialises in plastic film and polythene sheets. Here you will find information about all types of polythene films and sheets.

Bargain Polythene Film
Bargain Polythene is the best place to source polythene film at manufacturers prices. Find the best suppliers of plastic sheets and polythene film. Also provides a buyers guide for plastics sheets with information on the different types of materials available for producing polythene film.

Plastic Film Direct
Plastic Film Direct specialises in suppliers and manufacturers of plastic film. Choose from wide range of products and buy direct from selected manufacturers.

Discount Plastic Film
Discount Plastic offers an online guide for plastic film with information on the different types of polythene materials available for producing plastic film and layflat. Also provides the best suppliers of plastic film and layflat tubing.

Plastic Film
Plastic is your resource for all questions about polythene film and plastic sheets. Buy the right polythene cover at the right price and save cash.

Discount Polythene Film
Discount Polythene is a website designed to help you understand what polythene covers are and how they are supplied. Also helps you choosing the right supplier of polythene film for all your needs.

International polythene film suppliers

Polythene Film
Polythene gives information about all kinds of polythene film and plastic bags. Also provides answer to common questions about polythene film and selected suppliers for all your plastic bags and packaging materials.

Specialists in polythene packaging with great prices and discounted suppliers. We have the best in polythene packaging, polythene rolls and polythene sheeting.

Discount Polythene Film
Discount Polythene Film is a place made for polythene sheets and poly-tubing. Find everything you need to know about polythene covers and its different materials.

Polythene Film 2u
Polythene Film is a free resourceful website aimed to provide you with everything you need to know about plastic film or polythene film.

Polythene Film Direct
Polythene Film Direct provides selected wholesale suppliers of polythene film. Buy all you polythene packaging direct from manufacturer and save money

Research & Resources

For more detailed information on polythene film please visit: plastic packaging directory where users and businesses can easily add their packaging product listings for free. Find useful websites about Plastic Tubing and Polythene Sheeting at

PackagingKnowledge: with articles and news regarding the flexible polythene packaging industry including this article on Poly Tubing and Sheeting

Goldstork: interesting directory where best of the web links are put into specific categories to help you find exactly what your looking for. On Goldstork you will also find selected information and links to great websites specialised in Plastic Film.

Eco Friendly Alternatives

If you are looking for alternatives to polythene film you will be happy to hear that options are available for most types of packaging, be sure to check our recommended website for more information about biodegradable bags.

Compost Bags
Compobag is a free website aimed to help you understand compostable packaging. What is a compost bag, how it is made, types of compost bags, features and more.