Films

Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

HPG Confidential Film offers privacy for sensitive printed materials.

November 29, 2016

With combination of privacy and strength, HPG Confidential opaque shrink film is ideal for concealing and protecting high-value items. Ideal for hiding valuable contents from prying eyes, unit protects products from scratching and damages. Meeting USPS polywrap requirements, light gray colored film minimizes breakage and spills during shipping. Available in 100 and 150 gauges, product reduces tamper and theft. Unit is resistant to tear and puncture.

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Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

40-3907 Epoxy Resin provides resistance to chemicals.

November 23, 2016

Ideal for bonding and sealing applications that cannot utilize heat to cure the adhesive, 40-3907 Epoxy Resins are electrically conductive room temperature curing adhesives. Used as repair material for electrical traces, device includes thin film set time of ninety minutes at room temperature and within six hours is close to full hardness (Shore D 78). Film is used for applications like solder replacement, EMIRFI shielding, grounding and die attach.

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Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

SketchUp Viewer for Microsoft HoloLens Offers visibility control.

November 14, 2016

Available in both tabletop and immersive mode, SketchUp Viewer provides access to the most critical pieces of information for making vital project decisions. With SketchUp Viewer, users can view models that are published to their holoLens device via AR|VR extension for SketchUp Desktop, unit enables re-scaling, moving and rotating model as desired. Offering anchoring and re-anchoring in physical environment, device offers 3d view.

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Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Clysar Kicks Off Pack Expo 2016 with Wide Range of New Shrink Packaging Solutions

November 11, 2016

New shrink films, both narrower and wider roll widths and updated, resource - rich websites offer compelling reasons to engage with Clysar at Pack Expo 2016.

CHICAGO, IL - Nov.1, 2016 - Clysar LLC, a leading manufacturer of polyolefin shrink films, will be unveiling exciting new packaging solutions at Pack Expo International-the world’s largest packaging show - at McCormick Place,...Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Water-Soluble Films for Pool and Spa Chemical.

October 31, 2016

Providing easy to use pre measured pouches water-soluble film improves convenience in cosmetic department. Offering a more sustainable option, unit offers pouches engineered from MonoSol’s water soluble film technology. Films dissolve and release their contents when exposed to water and are transparent, tasteless and odorless. Applications include personal care and cosmetics departments. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Materials & Material Processing

MonoSol's Water Soluble Film Technology provides odorless films.

October 31, 2016

Transparent, tasteless and odorless, MonoSol's water soluble film is an easy to use medium to deliver personal care and cosmetic products in pre-measured pouches. Food grade film pouches dissolve and release contents when exposed to water. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Anti-Fog Coated Films help prevent condensation.

October 26, 2016

Suitable for packaging of vegetables and fruits, anti-fog OPP film with controlled perforation helps keep produce fresh. Coated films do not alter coefficient of friction (COF), while providing improved transparency. FDA approved for microwave applications, films control the respiration rate of different vegetables making them ideal for bag and lidding applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Backlit Polycarbonate Film reduces hot spots.

October 21, 2016

Offering rigidity needed for many applications, 15 mil JetView™ Latex White Translucent Matte/Gloss Backlit Polycarbonate Film minimizes need for mounting film post-print. Product offers optimized ink adhesion, with vibrancy across color spectrum. Light transmission of 32.5% helps diffuse light in way that will minimize hot spots when backlit, but also allows enough light through to ensure latex inks pop as intended. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Metal-Transfer PET Film creates reflective surface.

September 8, 2016

Suitable for decorative packaging, point-of-purchase displays, and specialty printing applications, Lumirror® MR20 allows vacuum-deposited aluminum on film surface to be transferred with adhesive to paper and paperboard for superior brightness. Paper and paperboard exhibit optimized dead-fold properties, remain flat and smooth, do not delaminate or curl, and metal does not flake off. After transfer metallization process is completed, PET base film can be returned for recycling. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Intertape Polymer Group Shrink Fill Now Under the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)

September 7, 2016

MONTREAL, QUEBEC and SARASOTA, FLORIDA — Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (“IPG” or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of packaging products, has announced that all shrink film manufactured by IPG has been certified under the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). GFSI is a globally recognized standard that benchmarks existing food standards against food safety criteria. GFSI also looks...Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Toray Plastics (America) to Feature its OPP and Pet Innovations, Collaborative Spirit, and Global Reach at Pack Expo International 2016

August 25, 2016

The industry's leading innovator invites attendees to visit Toray at booth N-5789 and learn how to get more from a film supplier. North Kingstown, Rhode Island - Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (www.toraytpa.com), announces that it will feature its advanced Torayfan OPP and Lumirror PET film technologies, collaborative spirit, and global reach at Pack...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Backlight Reflective Film brightens displays.

August 3, 2016

Measuring just 65 microns thick, 3M Enhanced Specular Reflector Film reflects 98% of incident and generated light to optimize performance of backlit displays used in portable devices. Film maintains uniform high reflectivity across visible spectrum without color shifts. Unlike diffuse reflection where light is reflected in many directions, ESR Film reflects light back toward viewer in single outgoing direction. Non-metallic, multi-layered polymer film will not interfere with electronics or WiFi. Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Materials & Material Processing, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Two-Step Oxygen Barrier Silage Cover serves agricultural market.

July 29, 2016

Two-step silage covering system prevents oxygen from reaching feed and preserves nutrients, Base layer, as first step placed directly against pile and just below primary exposed cover, involves SealFresh™ 7-layer oxygen barrier film. Second step consists of Dura-Skrim® string-reinforced cover, which blocks UV rays and provides long-term durability. Alternative outer cover, FeedPro-G, is offered in white/black non-reinforced option that incorporates recycled resins in core layer. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Clear PET Lidding Film features anti-fog properties.

July 8, 2016

Manufactured with advanced PET film and enhanced with chemically formulated surface for anti-fog performance, LumiLid® XL7AF Film is designed for use with fresh and refrigerated food that is packaged in polypropylene trays, including mineral-filled PP trays. Film has sealant layer that is strong enough to protect product freshness while providing easy, clean peel resistant to shredding. Available in 128, 164, and 200 gauges, FDA-compliant film has sealing range of 200–350°F for PP trays. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Barrier Lamination reduces sealant side extractables.

June 16, 2016

Targeting pharmaceutical and medical device markets, PRO FlexiPURE™ addresses trace contaminants found in film structures. Solution reduces sealant-side extractables (in water, alcohol and hexane) by 60% as well as time and effort needed to complete drug submission packaging requirements. With low extractable profile that minimizes compounds requiring identification, analysis, and monitoring, aluminum foil barrier provides low moisture and oxygen transmission rates and light penetration. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Material Highlight: Polyimide Films

June 9, 2016

What Are They? Polyimide films are anything but ordinary. These films are engineered for long-term performance at extreme temperatures between -450F to over 500F over extended periods of time. So, obviously, thermal stability is a major benefit, which is why this film is so widely used in aerospace, electronics, and electrical industries when a high temperature material is required. Polyimide...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings, Services

Carestream Contract Manufacturing Upgrades Precision Coating Services for 2016

May 26, 2016

Strategic Initiatives Expand Capabilities for Growth into New Markets Carestream Contract Manufacturing is a proven provider of roll-to-roll precision contract coating services for advanced materials applications. MEDFORD, Ore. – Carestream Contract Manufacturing, a proven provider of roll-to-roll precision contract coating services for advanced materials applications, opened the year...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Nanosys and Hitachi Chemical Partner to Accelerate Adoption of Quantum Dot Technology for Displays

May 25, 2016

Hitachi Chemical to begin sampling Nanosys certified Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF) immediately with mass production volumes available in the second half of 2016 SAN FRANCISCO - Nanosys, Inc. announced today that Hitachi Chemical and Nanosys have partnered in the development of QDEF optical films for display applications. Hitachi Chemical plans to begin shipping QDEF to display...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Infiana Receives AIMCAL Award for its FlexPLAS Release Film

May 20, 2016

Infiana has received the 2016 Technology of the Year Award for its FlexPLAS product, a plasma-coated release film developed and distributed in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (IFAM). FlexPLAS plays a decisive role in the manufacture of large and complex fiber reinforced plastics for lightweight structures, with its use speeding up the...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

CVD Graphene Films meet diverse application requirements.

May 19, 2016

Produced via chemical vapor deposition (CVD) methods, graphene film can be used as transparent conductors and in other applications. CVD graphene on copper foil has copper foil thickness of 0.035 mm, monolayer thickness from 2–3 nm, and film morphology with continuous monolayer >95%. While ultra-clean graphene on SiO2/Si Wafers transfer by PSA films, graphene on quartz glass supports transfer by hot pressing. Graphene on PET, also available, delivers maximum flexibility. Read More