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Surface Protection Films

Surface Protection Films

The Metal Protectors offer an extensive line of surface protection films for all types of bare and coated metal surfaces. Our surface protection films provide complete protection during fabrication and handling - designed to hold up during manufacturing operations - roll forming, bending, cutting and stamping - yet apply flat, without wrinkles or bubbles. Adhesion levels suitable for Kynar, Urethanes, Zinc-coating, Galvalume, etc. Film can be removed withou residue or haze, in one piece.
Edge Protectors

Edge Protectors

The Metal Protectors stock a variety of edge protection solutions. Edge protectors are produced from multiple layers of paperboard, laminated with glue, and formed into a rigid right anle. When macerated, recycled paper and plastic are combined; it can be extruded to create a stronger product (Cornerboard by ITW) vs. traditional paperboard protectors. This combination also resists moisture and sea air, making it ideal for oversears shipments and wet climates. Available printed, unprinted and custom lengths.
Kraft Paper

Kraft Paper

Interleave flat rolled sheets; wrap aluminum extrusion bundles with natural or neutral kraft paper. Paper rolls can be wrapped and labeled per your requirements. Natural kraft custom sheeting is cut to your specifications and trimmed 4 sides.
Fiber Shipping Tubes

Fiber Shipping Tubes

Protect and ship your bar stock and aluminum extrusions in round or square fiber shipping tubes. Custom lengths, custom printing, and poly coated tubes in a variety of weights are available. VCI treatment is also available to control corrosion during shipment or storage. The Metal Protector stock a variety of cap solutions, including metal, plastic and self-locking.
Fiber Crates

Fiber Crates

Minimize shipping claims by protecting your long, narrow metal components in our multi-paneled solid paperboard fiber crates. Crates can be produced in square, triangular, and rectangular shapes. Ends can be capped off with heat treated wood or fiber. The Metal Protectors can supply pre-formed "U" or 5 panel (stored flat) shipping containers. See product specifications below:
Singleface Corrugated

Singleface Corrugated

The versatility of singleface corrugated allows you to wrap bundles of extrusions, bar stock, and irregular shapes. It can also be used as a barrier against pallet damage.
Stock Corrugated Sheets

Stock Corrugated Sheets

Use corrugated sheets to protect against damage from pallets and stacking. At only 1/8" thick, our pads are strong for better protection. You have a third less handling versus standard corrugated sheets. Available in single pallet quantities to eliminate the need for mill run purchases. Our corrugated sheets are 100% recyclable. Take advantage of the Metal Protector's pallet stocking program to keep your inventory costs down.
Chipboard Sheeting

Chipboard Sheeting

Chipboard sheeting is used for a variety of surface protection applications, including lining the inside diameter of a metal coil, interleaving between extrusions for surface protection, etc. Chipboard sheets and strips can be produced from Clay Coated New Back (CCNB), SBS, virgin and recycled kraft, and can be poly coated.
Stock and custom corrugated shipping containers

Stock and custom corrugated shipping containers

Corrugated boxes are commonly used as shipping containers, which are lightweight, recyclable, & strong enough to ship a variety of items. We have over 1,600 SKU's of standard size boxes available for same day pick-up or next day delivery. White #3 corrugated stock boxes are typically used when the customer desires a higher quality appearance. Brown corrugated stock boxes are typically used for standard shipping cartons.
Stock Cushioning Products Foam

Stock Cushioning Products Foam

Polycell’s PE Foam is available in a variety of thickness from 1/32 inch to ½ inch and comes in standard sizes of 48 and 72 inches. We custom slit and perforate your foam bundle to your specific requirement.** Just like the Anti-Static Bubble Cushion, Anti-Static Foam in all thicknesses, except 4” x 6” to 24” x 36” are also available to fit your applications. Quantity may require lead time.
Stock Cushioning Products Bubble

Stock Cushioning Products Bubble

Air Bubble Cushions are made from a carefully formulated blend of virgin linear low-density polyethylene resins (LLDPE). It has excellent air retention, high tensile strength, superior tear and puncture resistance, and it is all 100% recyclable.
Poly Sheeting

Poly Sheeting

Poly sheeting is widely used as an inexpensive dust cover for finished metal products. It is perfect for wrapping and protecting bundles of extrusions. Poly sheeting is also used as a moisture barrier, whether lining shipping crates or topping moist, wooden pallets. Also available with VCI for corrosion control.
Poly Bags & tubing

Poly Bags & tubing

Shrink bags, pallet covers, bin liners, box liners, drum liners, can liners, centerfold, protective covers, flat and gusseted, M-fold, centerfold, bottom seal bags, perforated and tubing (Stock and Custom Bags available).
Stretch Film

Stretch Film

Stretch film's elastic recovery keeps items tightly bound. It is frequently used to unitize pallet loads but may also be used for bundling smaller items. Available in regular and VCI treated.
Steel Banding

Steel Banding

Steel banding is available in a wide range of sizes and gauges to accommodate your strapping requirements. Our strapping ensures a safe rounded edge that is problem free during application. We offer high tensile and heavy duty strapping, which conforms to government and railroad specifications. The ranges of sizes we offer are tailored for maximum packaing strength and safety. Call The Metal Protectors for recommendations on the correct strapping for your application.
Polypropylene strapping

Polypropylene strapping

Polypropylene strapping, or PP strapping in both machine and hand grades offer the most economical straaping and banding. Polypropylene bundling and strapping is used for light and heavy bundling, light palletizing, and unitizing applications. This type of plastic strapping has a 5.5% to 25% elongation depending on your packaging application.
Poly Cord Strapping

Poly Cord Strapping

Cord strapping is the original non-metallic strapping. Our polyester cord strapping is portable, versatile, and available in both bonded and woven strapping. This type of strapping is soft finish so it will not damage or mar surfaces. It works like a flat rope with superior know strength, and can be used without tools or dispensers.
Polyester Strapping

Polyester Strapping

Polyester strapping or PET strapping is known for superior strength and retention on packaging loads. The poly strapping "elastic" effect keeps shrinking packages tighter together for long lasting pallet unitization. Polyester is also being made to handle heavier loads once only considered to be capable of steel strapping. The Metal Protectors offer both nad and machine grades.
Tape

Tape

We offer a full line of stain and adhesive transfer resistant tapes manufactured by Tesa, Intertape, Shurtape, Permacel, Polyken, and many more of the top tape producers. Our strategic tape partners produce specialty tapes, including, tensilized polypropylene strapping and MOPP backed filament tapes. We also supply standard masking, flatback, duct/cloth, and carton sealing tapes.
VCI Products

VCI Products

The Metal Protectors are experts in environmentally friendly corrosion inhibition and removal solutions. You can keep all metal free of corrosion via a packaging or chemical solution. Whether your requirement is short term or long term, indoor or outdoors, TMP has the answer. Our VpCI (Vapor Phase Corrosion Inhibitors) film, coated kraft paper and emitters protect the surface of the material without leaving any type of residue or oil. Our products are recyclable. The VpCI kraft and poly products are available in roll stock, sheet stock, perforated on a roll, bags (zip lock and heat sealable), tubing and gusseted. VpCI emitters are ideal when shipping or storing equipment. Contact our experts for an environmentally friendly corrosion solution!
Fabricated Foam Products

Fabricated Foam Products

The Metal Protectors inventory a complete line of foamed plastic materials, in various densities and colors, to meet all your requirements. Our products can be fabricated by the most modern manufacturing processes.