A Beginners Guide to Foam Packaging

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Companies large and small send products by mail. Without quality packaging, there is a risk of damage to any consignment. For those who send fragile items, the risk is even greater. Foam packaging meets many of the requirements of product sellers. Let’s find out.

How well products are packaged makes all the difference to the success of a business. With the transporting of goods, there is a lot of dependency on how well items are packaged. With the way, things are these days, more and more products are sent by courier and mail rather than purchased directly by the consumer in a physical retail space. Think of all the products we buy from Amazon, Etsy or even eBay.

Individuals and small businesses must find a way to make packaging cost-effective, but at the same time be light and shock absorbent.

Foam is one of the best packaging materials

Packaging materials come in various materials, but foam is one of the best for giving goods the protection they need. Foam packaging is an excellent option as it’s both lightweight and shock absorbent. Whether you’re sending a musical instrument, a picture for the wall, a thermometer or any other good that must have some protection, foam meets the needs of quality packing. Overall, here are the primary reasons why foam makes a great choice:

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Packaging foam is lightweight

When sending packages, it’s essential to keep the weight of the box at a minimum to reduce cost. Packaging foam will not add much to your packing costs as it truly is a lightweight product and can be easily cut to size to suit your needs.

Packaging foam is mouldable

Foam is a versatile material that can easily be cut or arranged to fit around the dimensions of any product. Whether it’s a large or small product, the foam will do the job of protecting it and keeping it padded so that it doesn’t move much when being transported. Much damage can be caused by a product sliding around in an oversized box.

Packaging foam is robust

Packaging foam is made in all kinds of densities, thicknesses and characteristics. You select the density you need to suit whatever you’re sending so that you control how much protection your products get. Packaging materials come in all sizes these days. Ensuring your item is wrapped to give it the best chance for surviving the journey will go far with keeping your customers happy.

Packaging foam can be high shock absorbent

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Foam has air in it, which means it is very shock absorbent. It will take a lot of shocks – will get depressed and then return to its original form. Even if a box is dropped, as long as the object is snug inside foam, it’s bound to survive the experience.

Foam is recyclable

Once packaging foam has been used, it can be used again or even repurposed for another job. It’s easy to find other uses for foam, and it will help the environment to do so. Think further transportation, crafts, or even sending it to a foam recycle plant so that it can be reconstructed into the reconstituted foam used in furniture and gymnastic’s crash mats.

Packaging foam is not messy

Unlike a material such as shredded paper, foam is not difficult to keep contained. It can be easily shaped around a product and then stay in one piece. Overall, it’s far easier to manage and far less messy. Who wants bits of paper all over their floor every time they receive a package? You’ll be the recipients best friend if you send in packaging foam!

In summary, foam makes one of the best packaging materials available. It’s not only lightweight to keep your costs down, but it’s great at absorbing shocks and keeping a product still during the transportation process.

As you can see for yourself, packaging foam is an outstanding choice for sending any products by courier or mail. It will keep your product in position so that it won’t be sliding around inside a box. It will also absorb any shocks or drops, keeping your product safe. It’s lightweight and cost-effective. Overall, there isn’t another packaging product that delivers to the same level.

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