GARWARE POLYESTER LIMITED

PRODUCT DATA SHEET—POLYESTER FILM

GARFILM—Release Liner
Effective in purpose; Effortless to release
P R O F I L E

G A R F I L M – Release Liner is a
specialty grade of biaxially oriented PET Film, uniformly coated with Silicone resin, on one side. The Silicone coating enhances easy release. The coating is transparent, giving full visibility of the surface.

ADVANTAGES • The ‘ S i l i c o n e ’ finish gives very good release characteristics, for applications as a release liner. •Very low surface energy, renders easy release. • Excellent compatibility to various ‘face stocks’.

APPLICATIONS

G A R F I L M — Release Liner is
an ideal choice for application as a ‘release layer’ for: • Labels • Posters • Stickers • Info tags • POP Advert materials • Cargo tags • Medical products

APPLICATION PROCESS & HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS
The film performs at ease as a ‘release liner’ on many varieties of substrates. Rolls are to be supported in hanging position prior to use, on cushioned stand, to avoid scratch on the silicone surface and are to be used preferably in dust free environment. Siliconised PET Film yield best results within 2 months of manufacture.

T Y P I C A L Sl Parameters

V A L U E S Test Method ASTM E252 GPL Method GPL Method ASTM D1894 GPL Method ASTM D1003 GPL Method p a c k i n g

O F

T H E

F I L M Values 23 32 31 0.15—0.35 <5 1.8—2.5 < 10 B o x e s

Units ( ) micron GSM M2 / kg Gms / inch % cm i n C a r t o n

1 Thickness 2 Grammage 3 Yield 4 Coefficient of friction 5 Peel Strength 6 Haze 7 Release Ball Transfer S h i p p a b l e

STANDARD PACKING — Roll of 3000 meters, wound on a 3”/6” core;

The data given herein has been obtained using standard test procedures, on defined specimens. The results should therefore only be regarded as a general guide to material properties and not as design data.

Technical assistance call: Garware Polyester Ltd, Aurangabad – Pune Road, P.O. Waluj, Aurangabad – 431133, INDIA; Ph: + 91 - 240 – 255 4124 to 30; Fax: + 91 - 240 – 255 5132; URL: www.garwarepoly.com
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