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If you plan on shipping fragile, easily breakable items, we recommend purchasing
one of our bubble wrap products in addition to your cardboard packaging. Our large
bubble wrap can be used in a wide range of applications, from interior packaging
support to external wrapping and cushioning. We understand that your
business relies upon secure transport, and is proud to offer one of the most reliable
and secure large bubble wrap products in the UK.
Depending upon the size of your project, we offer a range of competitive and budget-friendly
pricing options on our large bubble wrap rolls. For our high-volume clients, we
feature several bulk pricing options, as well as wholesale pricing reductions designed
to ensure that each our customers has a satisfactory, positive experience. If you
have any questions about our large bubble wrap roll, don’t hesitate to ask. You
can talk directly to one of our trained service representatives over the phone,
or search for the information you need on our easy-to-use website. More information
about our big bubble wrap products is provided below.
Our large bubble wrap is the ideal option if you have large items to protect or
sizeable gaps to fill inside packaging boxes.
Each of our large bubble wrap products is available in 50m rolls, ranging in width
from 300mm to 1500mm. Thanks to a flexible, non-porous nylon barrier design, our
large bubble wrap can be shaped to fit around your product while still offering
superior protection from the bumps and bangs of shipping. Our large bubble wrap
is also incredibly lightweight, helping to reduce the transportation costs for your
We are proud to feature Jiffy bubble wrap products, which offer superior bubble
air retention and an ‘easy tear’ design for improved efficiency and ease of use.
The bigger bubbles mean you can save money by using less material, so it's surprisingly
economical as well as being extremely convenient and secure.
Large bubble wrap refers to the fact it is manufactured with large bubbles. Each
has a diameter of 25mm and a height of 9mm. Larger bubbles are better for filling
bigger spaces or protecting larger items in transit. Bubble wrap is flexible, so
it conforms to the shape of your product. It is also light weight which helps lower
your delivery costs.
Each of the bubbles in our large bubble wrap products are capable of supporting
big, heavy duty shipping loads as well as individual items with large surface areas.
As one of the premier bubble wrap suppliers in the UK, we ensure that our large,
bubble wrap products are capable of withstanding the trials of professional
transportation and shipping projects. Whether your project is industrial or personal
in nature, our large bubble wrap products will get the job done.
Jiffy bubble wrap is a premium quality product in the market, with improved air
retention properties over standard bubble. It is made by applying an extra nylon
layer to the bubble film (through co-extrusion) to reduce air escape. This keeps
bubbles full for longer, providing a longer useable life and improved cushioning
of your products.
Bubble wrap from Jiffy meets MOD criteria.
Our Jiffy branded bubble wrap can easily be torn in straight lines by hand (watch
our demonstration video on the 'more details' tab). There is no requirement for costly perforations.
You can find more information about how to buy our cheap bubble wrap products using
our online checkout system.
Get ever better prices by ordering a mixed truck load of bubble wrap. You can mix-and-match
any combination of styles and sizes, at one of the cheapest prices on the internet.
Click here for prices and information.
* For orders of 16+ packs of bubble wrap, please allow 1 week for delivery. We
are unable to deliver to the following postcodes: IV, KW, HS, PH1-44,
AB, ZE, BT, Eire, PO30-41, TR, JE, GY, IM
Downloadable product guide
Bubble wrap data sheet
For customers requiring additional interior protection for fragile or delicate products, Kite Packaging offers a range of small bubble wrap products.
Small bubble wrap
General purpose bubble wrap. Made from small bubbles (10mm x 3.5mm).
A range of dispensers designed for cutting rolls of bubble wrap, paper, corrugated rolls or film.
Void fill guide
Compare different types of void fill materials using our handy guide.
Everything you need to know about our bubble wrap
Bubble wrap was invented in 1957 by two Americans called Marc Chavannes and Al Fielding
who were trying to make plastic wallpaper with a paper backing. The wallpaper was
unsuccessful! More importantly though they realised their invention could be used
as a cushioning material so the project resulted in a wonderful material for packaging
and bubble wrap was born. Until then, abrasive paper was the only packaging material,
and it was often useless for heavy or delicate items. The company they founded in
1960 now has a turnover of over $3b.
How is bubble wrap made?
The raw material for bubble wrap is polyethylene. Polyethylene is probably the most
commonly used polymer in everyday life. It is the polymer that is used to make grocery
bags, shampoo bottles, children's toys, and even bullet-proof vests! The polyethylene
enters the bubble wrap factory in a bead form (the size of a small pea).
This beaded polyethylene travels through a corkscrew and is heated (a process known
as extrusion) and melted into a liquid to create a clear, plastic layer. Two flat
layers of film are produced from this process. One layer is passed over a steel
cylinder with holes in it. A powerful vacuum pump inside steel cylinder pulls the
flat polythene layer tight over it to create the bubble. The second flat layer of
film is the passed over the cylinder-laminating itself to the first layer to seal
everything together and make it impossible for air to escape the bubbles.
The two most common sizes of bubble available (large and small) are made using cylinders
with different sized holes. Small bubble has a diameter of 10mm and a height of
4mm per bubble - large bubble has a diameter of 20mm and a height of 7mm.
Bubble wrap is the best way to package fragile and heavy items to ensure they will
not break or chip. Compared to other cushioning materials, bubble wrap holds its
air longer and more consistently. It is also thicker than most cellular cushioning
materials, making it stronger and more durable.
Bubble wrap will also save you money on shipping fragile items. Because you do not
need much bubble wrap to properly secure an item, less material is used to provide
better safety and security for the item.
Bubble wrap also provides some environmental benefits. Not only is it recyclable
at many independent recycling centres, but people can use it over and over without
it reducing its effectiveness. The fact that less material is used for packaging
when you choose bubble wrap also emerges as an environmental benefit.
Manufacturers love bubble wrap because they have found that when they use it for
shipping their products, a much smaller amount of replacements are needed. When
using other packaging materials, the number of replacement items is always elevated.
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