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ICO WHITE
FILM DESCRIPTION
Two sides heat sealable, one side treated coextruded biaxially oriented polypropylene opaque white film, suitable for:
Rotogravure and flexographc printing.
Horizontal and vertical packaging machines (HFFS – VFFS).
General overwrapping purposes.
CHARACTERISTICS
Milky white appearance.
Good protection against light.
Two sides heat sealable with excellent hot tack.
Excellent ink adhesion on treated side.
Good barrier to moisture, odours and gases.
APPLICATIONS
Food packaging (candies, snacks, chocolate and biscuit).
packaging (soaps, and cosmetics).
Properties unit Test method Tolerance Typical value
Thickness

micron

-- ±3%   25 30 35 40  
Yield m²/ kgm -- ±3%   41.45 34.54 29.61 25.91  
Unit weight gm/m² -- ±3%   24.12 28.95 33.77 38.6  

Tensile strength

MD
TD
N/mm² ASTM D 882
Min.
Min.
  100 100 100 100  
  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.
  1400 1400 1400 1400  
  2300 2300 2300 2300  
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.   0.5 0.55 0.58 0.62  
Gloss G.U. ASTM D 2457 Min.   40 40 40 40  
Coefficient of friction -- ASTM D 1894 ± 0.05   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.   6.5 5.5 4.5 4  
Oxygen permeability cc/m². 24hrs Bar, at 23ºC,
0% RH
ASTM D
1434
Bs 2782 –
514 A
Max.   1800 1500 1300 1150  
Heat seal range ºC OPMA Method --   120-145 120- 145 120-145 120-145  
Denisty Kgm/m³ ASTM D 1505 ± 0.05   0.965 0.965 0.965 0.965  
 
Contact us
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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