Plastic Envelopes

Plastic Envelopes

Use plastic envelopes to give extra protection to your documents


Clear Plastic Envelope Bags


Plastic envelopes are available in clear or opaque and in many different sizes. The clear envelopes are more common in the C5 and C4 size.  
The clear envelopes can come with or without a panel, which is used to stick labels, stamps or where the envelope can be franked.

All clear envelopes have a peel and seal strip that means they have a long shelf life and they seal securely.

What can plastic envelopes be used for?

Plastic envelopes offer excellent protection for your important documents, shielding them from moisture, dust, and wear and tear.
When it comes to shipping or mailing sensitive materials, plastic envelopes provide an extra layer of security, keeping your contents safe and intact.
Whether you’re organising files or storing paperwork, plastic envelopes offer a transparent and durable solution, allowing for easy identification and long-lasting preservation.



Common Plastic Envelope Types

The most common type of plastic envelopes for posting are the opaque style, which are usually grey or white in colour.  They are available in many sizes from the smallest C5 envelope up to the giant 850 x 700mm envelope.  The largest sizes are ideal for posting large bulky items such as clothing or homeware and protecting it from water damage.

There are several qualities of opaque envelopes.  There are lightweight envelopes that can save money on postage, whilst giving some protection from dirt and water.  If more protection is required there are heavyweight plastic envelopes that are burst proof, so even objects with square edges can be posted with confidence.

DX Plastic Envelopes

Polythene envelopes have been used by law practices for years to transport files and documents.  They DX envelopes can be sent from office DX Bagsto office with the knowledge that the contents will be protected from the elements.  They can also be transported with the added benefit of the envelopes being tamper evident.  This means if anybody should open the DX envelope it cannot be re-sealed without it being obvious.


Plastic Envelope For Documents

Plastic envelopes for documents are durable and water-resistant, offering excellent protection for important papers. They are often used for transporting documents that need to be safeguarded from moisture, dirt, and tearing. These envelopes come in various sizes and styles, including resealable options, making them a versatile choice for both personal and professional use.



Opaque Envelopes

Opaque envelopes are designed to prevent the contents from being seen through the envelope, ensuring privacy and confidentiality. They are often used for mailing sensitive documents, such as financial statements, legal papers, and personal letters. These envelopes typically feature thicker paper or special coatings that block visibility, making them a secure choice for important correspondence.

Grey Mailing Envelopes For Mail Order

We supply a range of grey mailing bags for the mail order industry.  These are a cheaper, slightly thinner envelope that is great for high volume postage, where the contents are not fragile.  These grey plastic envelopes are waterproof and will protect the contents against rain, snow and the odd splash from a puddle.


Protective Plastic Envelopes Manchester and Stockport

If you require plastic envelopes in the Greater Manchester or Cheshire area, Octopus can help.  

Get in touch with us if you require same day delivery. We have stocks of many sizes of clear or opaque plastic envelopes and can often deliver the same day.


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