Traditional packing materials such as polystyrene loose fill are becoming an item of the past. They are expensive, cumbersome and heavy and today’s economic environment, no longer a viable solution.
Airpad cushions from FROMM Airpad has lightweight properties which lower shipping costs, and because you’re creating the inflated packing materials on-demand they require minimal storage space and handling in your facility.
By using FROMM Airpad systems, your packaging will be consistent and controlled. The labor requirements are low and you will appreciate the ease of production as well as its clean, dust-free characteristics.
FROMM films combine reliable protection and multiple uses with cost-saving features for the ideal in-the-box packaging products.
Versatility of Airpads
The large number of programs allows you to produce the most suitable Airpads for your product. Since both Airpad models can process a wide range of film qualities of various thicknesses, a virtually unlimited number of combinations and applications are possible. The number of combinations can be multiplied again by changing the air pressure used in the Airpads.
Type L: 40 mm / 1 9/16″
Type L: 60 mm / 2 1/3″
Type L: 80 mm / 3 1/8″
Type L: 160 mm / 6 1/4″
Type XL: 160 mm / 6 1/4″
Type XXL: 160 mm / 6 1/4″
Economic and environmental advantages
Airpad protective material consists of 99% air and 1% film. The savings over competitive systems are from 30% to 50%. Airpad is clean, free of dust and reusable. In the event of disposal it represents a minimum amount of waste and can be recycled.
Less material, less weight and less storage space result in lower costs and substantial overall savings. Airpad is the economical and environmental alternative.
FROMM Cushion Film is an extremely versatile and durable packing product made with the same film process as Void Film air pillows.
Each perforated section of FROMM Cushion Film is divided into air chambers making it flexible enough to wrap, bend and fold the film around products for multiple uses and optimum protection.
|FROMM Void Film is a reliable cushioning material for light to medium weight objects. This serves as a fast and neat void-fill, a durable block and brace product.
|Optimal Product Protection – when compared with traditional packaging alternatives Airpad gives you far more superior product protection. Film thicknesses are available to withstand static loads exceeding 300 kg.
|Time & Space Efficient – with FROMM boxed materials there is less reloading and reduced lifting. There is no expensive storage required as the cushioning materials are ‘on demand’ therefore transportation costs are also eliminated.
|Opportunity for Branding – You can even have your company logo or a message printed* on the pads to enhance your image and product presentation.
|Simple and Environmentally-Friendly – The entire volume of an air pillow can be shrunk to just 1% of its original size upon deflation, the remaining film can be easily recycled.
|Safe, Clean and Convenient – Items protected by FROMM Airpad eliminates the need for other type of cumbersome polystyrene loose fill, reduces waste and lowers returns for breakages.
|Flexible – Airpads are available in many sizes and thicknesses and adapt instantly to your packing needs, the pads are stretchable therefore less risk of perforation or bursting when transporting goods.
|Lightweight – With air pads you are simply shipping ‘air’ therefore you pay none of the costs associated with other packaging materials such as paper and polystyrene.
|User Friendly – easy tear perforations also making it adaptable for many products to be safely packaged.
The Airpad mats are superior thanks to the high impact absorption capacity of each separate Airpad element. A single pad can withstand an impact of over 1000 N, depending on the film used.
Your goods are excellently protected against shock and other impacts. These characteristics also apply for delicate items without the use of any further packaging material.
The range of pad sizes lets you efficiently customize your packaging operation. This system has been proven effective for any type of shipment and transportation.
Fields of Application:
High Shock Absorption
No Extra Interior Packaging
Fixing Without Compromise
Which film for which packaging application?
Cushions: Absorbs shock
Block and brace
Holds heavy items or single objects inside the box
Void fill: Fills empty space and keeps products from rattling in the box
Wrap: Covers product services to avoid contact damage and provides optimal protection against scuffing and scratching