Polythene lay flat tubing
Layflat polythene tubing is a versatile packaging material used throughout numerous industries for a host of applications. Sold as one continuous polythene tube wound onto a roll, polythene layflat tubing is available in a selection of widths and gauges, each suitable for sealing with either a heat sealer, ties, staples or tape. Our polythene tubing is a superior quality packaging solution.
Medium Duty 250 gauge / 62.5 micron polythene tubing is widely used in warehouses and packing departments to produce custom sized plastic bags. Simply cut to length, seal at one end and your poly bag is ready for use. Medium duty lay flat tubing is best suited to lighter weight use, for example to create custom sizes polythene bags for clothing, linens, posters and stationary.
Heavy Duty 500 gauge / 125 micron layflat tubing is the polythene tubing to choose when a higher puncture resistance is required. Widely used for packing carpets and rugs, heavy duty lay flat tubing can be used to create custom sized poly bags to protect awkward shaped and heavy items from dust, dirt and moisture.
Extra Heavy Duty 1000 gauge / 250 micron polythene lay flat tubing can be used to provide superior protection to products in situations where a lighter weight polythene may become torn or ripped. Widely used in packing for export, extra heavy duty polythene tubing offers greater resilience and abrasion resistance.
Tubing width is measured when flat:
Please Note: The width of the polythene tubing is measured when laid flat. To calculate the diameter of layflat tube, multiply the width by 2 and divide by 3.142.
Creating tailor-made polythene bags
Lay flat tubing can be cut to any length to make custom sized bags. Simply
slide the tubing over your item, cut to desired length and seal both ends. Layflat
tubing can be professionally sealed using a heat sealer.
Alternatively close the bag using tape,
staples or cable ties.
It can also be used to protect long cylindrical items such as rolled up carpets,
blinds, posters etc.
Downloadable Product Guide:
Technical data sheet for Lay-Flat Tubing