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ICO PLB
FILM DESCRIPTION
Non heat sealable, both sides treated super white opaque biaxially oriented polypropylene label film, suitable for:
Rotogravure and flexographic printing.
Cut & stack and reel fed labeling applications.
Outstanding opacity and bright white background.
CHARACTERISTICS
Outstanding opacity and bright white background.
Excellent stiffness.
High gloss.
Excellent printability and receptivity to adhesives.
Improved resistance to label tearing.
Good mould resistance.
Low density and high yield.
APPLICATIONS
Labelling of mineral water, juice, carbonated beverages and oil bottles.
Properties unit Test method Tolerance Typical value

Thickness

micron

--

±4%

  38 42 47 70  

Yield

m²/ kgm -- ±4%   34.17 30.92 27.63 18.55  
Unit weight gm/m² -- ±4%   29.26 32.34 36.19 53.9  

Tensile strength

MD
TD
N/mm² ASTM D 882

Min.

Min.

  60 60 60 60  
  130 130 130 130  

Breaking elongation

MD
TD
% ASTM D 882

± 20

± 10

  135 135 135 135  
  30 30 30 30  

Modulus of elasticity

MD
TD
N/mm² ASTM D 882

Min.

Min.

  1000 1000 1000 1000  
  1700 1700 1700 1700  

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.

  0.65 0.68 0.7 0.75  
Gloss G.U. ASTM D 2457

Min.

  100 100 100 100  
Coefficient of friction -- ASTM D 1894

± 0.05

  0.4 0.4 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 4.8 4.5 3.5  
Oxygen permeability

cc/m². 24hrs Bar, at 23ºC,
0% RH

ASTM D
1434
Bs 2782 –
514 A

Max.

  1550 1450 1300 1100  
Wetting tension dyne / cm ASTM D 2578

± 2

  40 40 40 40  
Denisty Kgm/m³ ASTM D 1505

± 0.05

  0.77 0.77 0.77 0.77  
 
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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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