Bubble Wrap Types and Benefits of Using Bubble Wrap

Bubble wrap which protects items during shipping and for storage are generally available in different types and sizes. This depends on the size of the object being packed, as well as the level of cushioning protection needed.

Bubble Wrap Types:

  • Bubble bags: Quick & Easy to use, Ideal for faster wrapping
  • Medium duty bubble wrap rolls: Used for cushioning of medium weight products, interleaving
  • Heavy-duty bubble wrap rolls: Used for cushioning heavier items such as shipping motors, compressors, valves etc.
  • Lightweight/Standard bubble wrap rolls: Used for cushioning lightweight products, interleaving and surface protection
  • ‘Plain Bubble Bags’ – to protect general purpose items & ‘Antistatic Bubble Bags’ – to protect sensitive electronic parts and components from static damage
  • Bubble mailers or Bubble envelopes: Used to protect CD’s, DVD’s, videocassettes, jewelry, antiques, valuables in shipping

The Benefits of Using Bubble Wrap

  • Easy to use
  • Multiple use
  • Elastic and strong
  • Moisture resistant
  • Good insulation properties
  • Protecting surface against abrasion
  • Easy to trim by hand tools and trimming machines
  • Light weight – reduces freight and packaging costs
  • Transparent – enabling visual inspections of the product