The transparent barriers

The plastic films for food packaging are often coated with one or more oxygen and / or water vapor barrier layers, this is dependant of the food packaged. Apart from the well-known films such as aluminum vacuum metallised or aluminum foil complexes, the packages can be made of films coated with transparent barrier layers. The…

A reflection on mirror effect !

In many applications of everyday life, the mirror aspect is sought: in packaging to attract attention and trigger the act of sale, manufacturers of perfumes or spirits have noticed much better returns on sale with this aspect. A special application is also the lightweight stretch mirror which makes it possible to obtain very large mirror…

The 3 best solutions to replace aluminum foil

Aluminum foil has been used for decades in food packaging. There are several reasons for this success. Firstly, alumnum confers on flexible packaging very important barrier properties. Whether in water vapor resistance (WVTR) or oxygen resistance (OTR), the values are the best that can be found. Aluminum also has the advantage of having a shape…

Let’s pack the candy !

Packaging of candy, chocolate or other confectionery is becoming more attractive; They have to inspire consumers to buy, which is better than attracting the eye with packaging that is both glossy and transparent so that you can see gluttony. How to combine both colored metal foil and transparent fenestration? The demetallisation process (already shown) will…

What is emissivity?

Every object or earth body emits energy by radiation. We can take as an example in a house the walls, furnitures, inhbitants, pets … This energy is emitted in the form of very long infrared waves. This ability to emit by radiation is called emissivity. The more an object has high emissivity, the more heat…

An insulation up to 20 times more efficient !

The Vacuum Insulation Panel (VIP) is a ultra-thin and high-performancce insulating material that can be up to 20 times more efficient than traditional insulation products. The VIP provide optimum energy efficiency while preserving the useful volume of household appliances, temperature controlled packaging or refrigerated transport systems. A Vacuum Insulation Panel consists in a highly porous…