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POLYESTER (PET) FILMS

Our global relationships with PET suppliers allows us to offer to you virtually any and all product types, ranging from 6 micron (25 gauge) to 250 micron (1000 gauge).   Here is a sampling of the films and applications:

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:   LISTED BELOW ARE THE MOST COMMON TYPES OF PET

 FILMS

GAUGE

MICRONS

COMMON APPLICATIONS

CLEAR PET:

Untreated

25 to 1000

6 to 250

Tape, stationery, release liners and transfer films.

Corona Treated

25 to 1000

6 to 250

Laminations, Tape, Metallization, Hot Stamping, Holographic, Food & Retort Packaging.

Chemically Treated

36 to 1000

9 to 250

Laminations, Metallization, Food and Retort Packaging. Enhanced Bond Applications to 1000 grams. Acrylic, Copolyester and PU coatings available.

Ultra Clear

36 to 200

9 to 50

Decorative, General Packaging, Laminations.

Thick Films

200 to 1000

50 to 250

Packaging, Industrial

Matte PET

48 to 200

12 to 50

Security tape, general tape, lamination, decorative

Hazy PET

52 to 500

13 to 125

Wire and cable wrapping and insulation.

Shrinkable PET

140 to 300

35 to 75

Shrink sleeves for odd shaped bottles

High Bond
40 to 48
10 to 12
Laminations requiring above average to very strong metal bond to film

BARRIER PET:

Metallized

32 to 200

8 to 50

General Packaging, balloons, laminations.

Ultra Metallized

36 to 92

9 to 23

High barrier applications, replacement for Aluminum Foil.

PVDC Coated

32 to 92

8 to 23

Laminations

ALOX & Others

36 to 48

9 to 12

Barrier applications which require transparency.

HEATSEALABLE:

Standard

48 to 120

12 to 30

Food Packaging, Bags, Laminations

Antimony Free 48 to 120 12 to 30 Food Packaging, Bags, Laminations

Anti-fog

48 to 120

12 to 30

Produce Packaging


OTHER PRODUCT FEATURES:

  • HAZE--Available under 1% and up, depending on the grade. 
  • CORONA Treatment - Generally on one side but available on both sides or without treatment on certain grades.
  • CORES--Either 3" or 6". 
  • WIDTHS--Minimum of 0.5" to maximum of approximately 90".
  • MINIMUM OD'S OR FOOTAGE--Rolls can be produced as low as 1000 meter length. 
  • MAXIMUM OD'S--Varies per producer with some having capabilities reaching 36" (120,000 feet at 48 gauge thickness) 
  • PACKAGING--Either horizontal or vertical packaging.  Small rolls can be specifically boxed.