Shrink Sleeve Labeling Aerosol Cans: Ensuring Safety & Brand Visibility


In recent years, there has been a marked increase in the use of shrink sleeving for aerosol cans. PDC International’s technology not only offers versatile sleeving options, such as tamper-evident bands, full-body labels, and multipacks, but also plays a crucial role in enhancing product safety—a priority for containers that hold flammable substances under pressure.

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Versatile Shrink Sleeve Applications for Aerosol Cans

Shrink sleeve labeling of aerosol cans by PDC International can be customized to meet diverse packaging needs:

  • Tamper-Evident Solutions: Secure overcaps and spray nozzles against in-store tampering and unauthorized use, using heat-shrinkable bands that remain intact through the point of purchase.
  • Full-Body Labeling: Maximizes the can's surface for branding and informational content, crucial for visibility and consumer appeal on crowded store shelves.
  • Multipack Configurations: Efficiently bundle multiple cans using shrink sleeves that feature large, eye-catching graphics, oriented for optimal consumer engagement.

PDC International's Commitment to Safety

PDC International emphasizes "Protecting People" by integrating advanced safety features into the shrink sleeving process for aerosol cans:

  • Advanced Detection and Handling Systems: Implementing Torque Guard Detent Clutches to prevent can punctures during jams, and using Tunnel Jam Sensors to monitor and ensure the correct count of cans into, and out of, the shrink tunnel.
  • Safety Enhancements in Machinery: The Power Auto Lift Tunnel Stand is an optional feature that lifts the shrink tunnel to clear any obstruction such as a fallen can, significantly reducing the risk of an explosion.
  • Automated Rejection for Non-compliance: Cans that do not meet required safety or quality standards are automatically removed from the production line via a sophisticated Rejection Unit.

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Precise Temperature Control in Shrink Tunnels

Shrink tunnels used in the application of shrink sleeves to aerosol cans require precise temperature management to avoid overheating, which could compromise can integrity and safety:

  • Tunnel Temperature Alarms: These are critical for maintaining the required temperature range within the shrink tunnel and ensuring the safe application of shrink sleeves to aerosol cans.

Conclusion: Reliability and Safety with PDC International

Shrink sleeving of aerosol cans requires meticulous care and advanced technology to ensure safety throughout the manufacturing process. PDC International is committed to "Protecting People" through rigorous implementation of safety protocols and equipment that guarantees both operator safety and maximum production uptime. With PDC's state-of-the-art systems, brands can enhance their packaging appeal safely and effectively.

Let us share with you how to safely shrink sleeve your aerosol products!

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