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Shrink Bands

Shrink Bands BBQ SauceThe Cary Company carries a vast selection of tamper evident shrink bands and products in various sizes, colors and styles.  Styles include Neck Bands, Roll Stock, Preforms, Combo Bands, and Shrink Sleeves. The high quality shrink film consist of PVC and PET-G materials, great for creating a tamper proof seal.

Unlimited Selection

If you are unsure where to start or the sizes you need, our shrink product specialists are ready to assist you. You can reach us quickly by calling (630) 376-2400.   Depending on what type of product you are looking for, The Cary Company can create custom sizes and colors for your shrink wraps or heat shrink band within a couple of weeks. The Cary Company Offers Unlimited Sizes and Colors!

5 Different Styles to Choose From


Shrink Bands Neck MarinadeHeat Shrink Neck Bands (Cut Bands)

Shrink Bands can be applied by hand around the cap, neck, or cover of a container. A snug fit is achieved by applying heat with a heat gun or heat tunnel. Shrink bands are ideal and cost-effective when tamper evident protection is needed for your products. Our seamless neck bands are clear, color, or custom printed on clear and colored PVC film.

Options include:

  • Pull tabs
  • Perforations
    • Horizontal Perforated
    • Vertical Perforated
    • Single Perforated
    • Double Perforated
  • Clear
  • Color
  • Standard Print “Sealed for your Protection”

Uses of PVC heat shrink cut bands are bottle caps and container lips. Product examples include: sauces, dressings, condiments, drum sticks, ball bats, prescription drugs, home and garden, and many others.

Technical Specifications

Shrink BandsDimensions (lay flat):
Clear Bands are available from 25 mm to 560 mm in size.
Color Bands are available from 35 mm to 151 mm in size.

Thickness:
Clear – .50 micron
Color – .50 to .70 micron

Shrinkage:
Moderate – 10% to 45%
High – 10% to 63%


Neck Band Examples

Shrink Bands


Shrink Roll Stock

shrink-roll-stockShrink roll stock tubing is shrink material provided on a whole roll for use with an automated machine. Our roll stock shrink film meets tolerances and performance standards required on high speed automated labeling equipment. Inventoried in clear, generic printed and a rainbow of standard colors. Custom graphics, special colors, and vertical perforations are also available. We can specially formulate film to meet the precise requirements of your machinery. Custom, individualized inventory programs with just-in-time delivery can be developed to meet your particular scheduling needs.


Shrink Wrap Preforms

Preforms are shrink bands formed to a certain size with a built in lip and skirt. They are applied by placing the preform over the container edges and applying heat until they are snug. Shrink wrap preforms secure caps to bottles and lids to containers. They are economical and require no technical ability to use. Customized to fit any size and perfect for hard to seal container.

Technical Specifications

Preforms Shrink BandsFlat Width:
Available from 35 mm to 650 mm in size

Thickness:
.04 mm to .08 mm

Shrinkage:
Moderate – 5% to 13%

Both clear and colored preforms are available (Max 4 colors/side).


Shrink Wrap Combo Bands

Shrink Wrap Combo Bands (multi pack bands) provide a way to put two or more items together in one package. It is a great way to help move additional products. PVC heat shrink combo bands are made using clear or color material with the option of custom printing. They can be ordered in a wide range of sizes. Products are held together on the shelf with the multi pack bands. They remain on the product until removed by the consumer after purchase.

Technical Specifications

Shrink Wrap Combo Bands
Dimensions (lay flat):
Clear Bands are available from 25 mm to 560 mm in size.
Color Bands are available from 35 mm to 151 mm in size.

Thickness:
Clear – .50 micron
Color – .50 to .70 micron

Shrinkage:
Moderate – 10% to 45%
High – 10% to 63%


Custom Printed Shrink Sleeves

Shrink Sleeves PerforatedPVC Heat Shrink Sleeves are made to cover a product either in part or in full. They are reverse printed and seamed using clear or color, PVC or PET-G materials. With flexographic and digital printing presses, our sleeve capabilities include up to 9 colors. Our colorful shrink film labels are eye catching and provide product enhancement. They can be made to the contour of any size container. Their features include: scuff resistant, quality graphics, no label look, and tamper evident packaging.

Options include: Perforations (Horizontal, Vertical, T-perfs), Cut or on rolls, Clear, Color, Matte Finish, Heat Activated Adhesive.

Technical Specifications

Shrink SleevesDimensions (lay flat):
Available from 20 mm to 250 mm in size.

Thickness:
.40, .50, & .70 micron

Shrinkage:
PVC – Moderate: 10% to 45%
PVC – High: 10% to 63%
PETG – 10% to 74%