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ICO PG
FILM DESCRIPTION
High glossy pearlized, one side treated coextruded biaxially oriented polypropylene film, suitable for:
Rotogravure and flexographic printing.
Lamination with other films.
Horizontal and vertical packaging machines (HFFS – VFFS).
General overwrapping.
CHARACTERISTICS
Pearlescent appearance.
Low density and high yield.
Good protection against light.
Excellent ink adhesion on treated side.
One side heat sealable with excellent hot tack (non glossy side).
Suitable for cold seal applications.
Barrier to moisture, odours and gases.
APPLICATIONS
Food packaging (chocolate & biscuit).
Non – food packaging (gifts).
 
Properties unit Test method Tolerance Typical value

Thickness

micron

--

±4%

  35 40  

Yield

m²/ kgm -- ±4%   40.8 35.7  
Unit weight gm/m² -- ±4%   24.5 28  

Tensile strength

MD
TD
N/mm² ASTM D 882
Min.
Min.
  60 60  
  130 130  
Breaking elongation MD
TD
% ASTM D 882
± 20
± 10
  135 135  
  30 30  

Modulus of elasticity

MD
TD
N/mm² ASTM D 882
Min.
Min.
  1000 1000  
  1700 1700  

Heat
shrinkage

MD
TD
% In air, in oven
for 5 min.
at 130 ºC
Max.
Max.
  4 4  
         2 2  

Optical
density

% Tobias denstiometer Min.   0.5 0.53  
Gloss (Glossy layer) G.U. ASTM D 2457 Min.   100 100  
Coefficient of friction -- ASTM D 1894 ± 0.05   0.4 0.4  
Water vapour permeability g/m². 24 hrs
at 38 ºC
90% RH
ASTM E
96-66
BS 3177
Max.   5.2 4.7  
Oxygen permeability

cc/m². 24 hrs Bar, at 23ºC,
0% RH

Astm D 1434
Bs 2782 – 514 A
Max.   1550 1400  
Heat seal range ºC OPMA method --  

120-145

120-145

 
Denisty Kgm/m³ ASTM D 1505 ± 0.05   0.7 0.7  
 
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