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FILM DESCRIPTION
Two sides heat sealable; one side treated coextruded biaxially oriented polypropylene transparent film, suitable for:
Rotogravure and flexographic printing.
Lamination with similar films, paper or other films.
Horizontal and vertical packaging machines (HFFS – VFFS).
General overwrapping purposes.
CHARACTERISTICS
Two sides heat sealable with excellent hot tack.
High transparency.
Excellent ink adhesion on treated side.
High resistance to oil, grease, chemicals, puncture and abrasion.
Good barrier to moisture, odours and gases.
APPLICATIONS
Food packaging (biscuit, pasta, snacks, confectionary, chips, tea and bakery products).
Non–food packaging (stationary, textiles, gifts and flowers).
Properties unit Test method Tolerance Typical value

Thickness

micron

-- ±3% 15 20 25 30 35 40

Yield

m²/ kgm -- ±3% 73.3 55 44 36.6 31.5 27.5
Unit weight gm/m² -- ±3% 13.7 18.2 22.8 27.3 31.9 36.4

Tensile strength

MD
TD
N/mm² ASTM D 882
Min.
Min.
120 120 120 120 120 120
240 240 240 240 240 240

Breaking elongation

MD
TD
% ASTM D 882

± 20

± 10

160 160 160 160 160 162
50 50 50 50 50 50

Modulus of elasticity

MD
TD
N/mm² ASTM D 882
Min.
Min.
2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000
3400 3400 3400 3400 3400 3400

Heat
shrinkage

MD
TD
% In air, in oven
for 5 min.
at 130 ºC
Max.
Max.
4 4 4 4 4 4
2 2 2 2 2 2
Haze % ASTM D 1003 Max. 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
Gloss G.U. ASTM D 2457 Min. 85 85 85 85 85 85
Coefficient of friction -- ASTM D 1894

± 0.05

0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Water vapour permeability g/m².24 hrs
at 38 ºC
90% RH
ASTM E
96-66
BS 3177
Max. 10.7 8.3 6.6 5.5 4.7 4.1
Oxygen permeability cc/m². 24 hrs Bar, at 23ºC,
0% RH
ASTM D
1434
Bs 2782 –
514 A
Max. 2700 2200 1800 1500 1300 1100
Heat Seal
Ring
ºC OPMA METHOD

--

120 - 145 120 -145 120 -145 120 -145 120 -145 120 -145
Denisty Kgm/m³ ASTM D 1505

± 0.05

0.91 0.91 0.91 0.91 0.91 0.91
 
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