Much Loving Bubble Wrap Will Soon Be Dead

Posted: Jul 4 2015, 12:37pm CDT | by , in Technology News


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Much loving bubble wrap will soon be dead

Kids love bubble wrap, but it is soon going to be dead

Recently we came across some loathsome news: Sealed Air, the company that makes Bubble Wrap, is revealing another variant that doesn't pop. In other words, we are going to lose our very own domestic and manual game- “BUBBLE WRAP”.

The thinking behind this decision is sound. The version of Bubble Wrap we all know and love takes up a considerable measure of space, and hence is costly for the company to deliver. That likewise implies they must utilize more trucks, which thusly creates more outflows. The new version — called iBubble — basically arrives deflated, and customers doing the packing inflate it on location.

The bubbles are no more individual, and rather every line of them is really one joined through a chamber of air. Rather than independent bubbles, it comprises of fixed strips, which will give the same security; as of the bubble wrap presently. Because of their length, notwithstanding, the distribution of stress when you press a strip implies you'll never again have the capacity to pop it.

Yet, the new iBubble Wrap won't totally supplant the OG Bubble Wrap yet it is plain to see that having a more practical alternative means the poppable and playable version of Bubble wrap is losing its importance. Those who hope to purchase this product will also have to buy an air pump. This pump has a price of $5,500. Sealed Air hopes to reduce this price down to $1,000 per pump by the year 2017, as reported by The Wall Street Journal.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/32" rel="author">Ahmed Humayun</a>
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