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FILM DESCRIPTION
Metallized biaxially oriented polypropylene film, metallized on one side and heat sealable on the other side with a broad seal range, suitable for:
Rotogravure and flexographic printing.
Lamination with other films.
Horizontal and vertical packaging machines (HFFS – VFFS).
CHARACTERISTICS
Excellent adhesion of aluminum to film.
Good barrier against oxygen, moisture and odours.
Suitable for food contact.
Broad seal range.
Very good barrier to light.
APPLICATIONS
Food packaging (chips, snacks, biscuit wafer, confectionary and chocolate).
Non – food applications (gift sheets).
Properties unit Test method Tolerance Typical value
Thickness micron -- ±3%   15 20 25 30  
Yield m²/ kgm -- ±3%   73.3 55 44 36.6  
Unit weight gm/m² -- ±3%   73.3 18.2 22.8 27.3  
Tensile strength MD
TD
N/mm² ASTM D 882

Min.

Min.

  120 120 120 120  
  240 240 240 240  
Breaking elongation MD
TD
% ASTM D 882
± 20
± 10
  160 160 160 160  
  50 50 50 50  
Modulus of elasticity MD
TD
N/mm² ASTM D 882

Min.

Min.

  2000 2000 2000 2000  
  3400 3400 3400 3400  
Heat
shrinkage
MD
TD
% In air, in oven
For 5 min.
At 130 ºC

Max.

Max.

  4 4 4 4  
  2 2 2 2  
Optical
density
% Tobias Denstiometer

Min.

  2 2 2 2  
Gloss G.U. ASTM D 2457

Min.

  100 100 100 100  
Coefficient of friction -- ASTM D 1894 ± 0.05   0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5  
Water vapour permeability g/m².24 hrs
at 38 ºC
90% RH
ASTM E
96-66
BS 3177

Max.

  0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8  
Oxygen permeability

cc/m². 24hrs Bar, at 23ºC,
0% RH

ASTM D
1434
Bs 2782 –
514 A

Max.

  120 120 120 120  
Heat seal range ºC OPMA Method --   120-145 120- 145 120-145 120-145  
Denisty Kgm/m³ ASTM D 1505 ± 0.05   0.91 0.91 0.91 0.91  
 
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Address:
6th of October City - Industrial Area No.1 - Plot 200 & 201 - Giza - Egypt
Tele
+2 02 3833 1875
+2 02 3833 1876
+2 02 3833 1365
Fax
+2 02 3833 0989
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