In automated packaging operations, a device, a table, or a type of conveyor designed to permit the gathering of packs or objects.
Trade name for a polychlorotrifluoroethylene (PCTFE) polymer. The polymer has outstanding moisture and excellent oxygen barrier properties, as well as being clear, rigid, and relatively easy to thermoform. Its main packaging application is for pharmaceutical blister packages.
A monomer with the structure ( CH = CHCN). Its copolymers have good gas barrier and chemical resistance properties. Also known as trade name Barex.
A laminating process in which individual layers of multi-layer packaging materials are laminated to each other with an adhesive.
A general term describing those micro-organisms that propagate only in the presence of oxygen
In packaging, a gas-tight, pressure-resistant container, a valve, a product, and a propellant that forces the product from the container when the valve is opened.
The distance from the die lips of a polymer-melt extruder and the chill roll.
A thin gauge (.285-1.0 mil) aluminum foil laminated to plastic films to provide oxygen, aroma and water vapor barrier properties.
A general term describing those micro-organisms that will propagate in the absence of oxygen.
Engraved ink metering roll used in flexo presses to provide a controlled film of ink to the printing plates which print onto the substrate.
A pack and product system in which the product and pack are individually rendered aseptic(sterile) and then combined and sealed under aseptic conditions. In contrast, in a typical canning operation neither can nor food is sterile when they are brought together and sealed. Sterility is achieved by heat-treating the sealed can.