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Flexible packaging laminates for the food sector 2013

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Quick review of the flexible packaging laminates for the food sector

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Flexible packaging laminates for the food sector 2013

  1. 1. FLEXIBLE PACKAGING (LAMINATES FOR FOOD SECTOR)
  2. 2. SOME HELP • PET = Polyester • MPET = Metallized Polyester • PE = Polythylene • OPP = Oriented Polypropylene • MOPP = Metallized Oriented Polypropylene • BOPP = Bi-oriented Polypropylene • AL = Aluminium • PAPER = …. • CPP = Cast Polypropylene • OPA = Oriented Polyamide • MBOPP = Metallized Bi-oriented Polypropylene
  3. 3. SOME HELP • Here you will find different laminates commonly used in the food sector for varied products categories • Please, note that these laminates can be compounded with different: • Microns per layer • Materials for the sealing layer (PE, Surlyn, Coex, …) • Lamination methods (extrusion / with glue, with solvents / Wo solvents) • Printing techniques (Rotogravure, Flexo, …)
  4. 4. 1.- COFFEE • PET + AL + PE • PAPER + AL +PE • PET + MPET + PE • PET + MOPP + PE • OPP + AL + PE
  5. 5. 2.- RICE + PASTA • PE + PE • PAPER + CPP • OPP + CPP • OPP + PE • OPP
  6. 6. 3.- FROZEN FOOD • PET + AL + PE • PET + PE • PE • MPET + PE • OPP + MPET + PE
  7. 7. 4.- SNACKS + CHIPS • OPP + OPP • OPP + OPP barrier • OPP + PE • OPP +MPET + PE • PAPER + MOPP + PE • PAPER + MOPP
  8. 8. 5.- SNACKS + DRIED FRUITS • OPA + PE • OPA + PE barrier • OPA barrier + PE • OPA + OPA + PE
  9. 9. 6.- BISCUITS + CHOCOLATE • OPP • OPP treated • OPP + MOPP • PET + MOPP
  10. 10. 7.- BREAD + CAKES • CPP bag • OPP • OPP treated • OPP + MOPP • PET + MOPP
  11. 11. 8.- ICE CREAM • MOPP + Cold Seal • MBOPP White • BOPP White • Two sides acrylic lacquered white MOPP • Two sides acrylic lacquered white OPP
  12. 12. 9.- SALAMI / CHEESE • Lids: PVDC + PET + PE • Bottom Film (tray) : PE + PA • Bottom Film (tray) : LLDPE/EVOH/LLDPE + PA • Lids for ALU trays: PET + PET peelable
  13. 13. 10.- SOUPS / SAUCES /SPIECES • PAPER + PE • PET + EVOH • PAPER + PVDC • PAPER + white MOPP • PAPER + AL + PE • PET + AL + PE • PAPER / OPP / PET + MOPP + PE
  14. 14. 11.- TEA • Crimped PAPER • White OPP • PAPER + PE • PAPER + PVDC • PAPER + EVOH • PAPER + MOPP • PAPER + PE + PET Siox + PE • PET + AL + PE
  15. 15. 12.- DESSERT MIXES • PAPER + PE • PAPER + PE +PVDC • PAPER + PVDC • PAPER + PVDC + PE • PAPER + AL + PE • MPET + PE • PAPER + MOPP + PE
  16. 16. José L. Giráldez (jose.madrid.es@googlemail.com) More interesting info in Slideshare & Pinterest Some of the graphics come from public documents or web sites, and have been used with the sole intention of delivering the messsage. There are no commercial purposes behind this document

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