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How Bubble Wrap Is Made

Popping bubble wrap is an interesting idle pass time, isn't it? Admit it, some of your fondest childhood reminiscences are of you popping away at a sheet of the stuff with absorbed interest, proper? In these treasured idle moments did you ever wonder how that bubble wrap is made? Or how these perfect little pockets of air are trapped between the plastic just for your popping pleasure? Read on to find out precisely how it's all done.First, granules of plastic are intently sprinkled onto a heated conveyor belt. This warms the plastic grains to a pliable consistency, although they still hold their shape. Think of these bits of plastic like heated chocolate chips; even when they're sizzling they still stay the same shape unless disturbed, at which point they turn into liquid. So the warm plast...