Metallised film

Metallised films used for food packaging

Metallised films (or metallized films) are polymer films coated with a thin layer of metal, usually aluminium. They offer the glossy metallic appearance of analuminium foil at a reduced weight and cost. Metallised films are widely used for decorative purposes and food packaging, and also for speciality applications including insulation and electronics.

Manufacture
Metallisation is performed using a physical vapour deposition process. Aluminium is the most common metal used for deposition, but other metals such as nickel or chromium are also used. The metal is heated and evaporated under vacuum. This condenses on the cold polymer film, which is unwound near the metal vapour source. This coating is much thinner than a metal foil could be made, in the range of 0.5 micrometres . This coating will not fade or discolour over time. While oriented polypropylene and PET are the most common films used for metallisation, nylon, polyethylene and cast polypropylene are also used

Properties
Metallised films have a reflective silver surface similar to aluminium foil. The coating also reduces the permeability of the film to light, water and oxygen. The properties of the film remain, such as higher toughness, the ability to be heat sealed, and a lower density at a lower cost than an aluminium foil. This gives metallised films some advantages over aluminium foil and aluminium foil laminates. It was thought that metallised films would become a replacement for aluminium foil laminates, but current films still cannot match the barrier properties of foil. Some very high barrier metallised films are available using EVOH, but are not yet cost effective against foil laminates Table 1. Comparison of Metallised PET and aluminium foil Moisture (g/m2.day) Oxygen (mL/m2.day) UV light (%transmittance)

PET film.2 5 Aluminium foil 6 m. Metallised films are used as a susceptor for cooking in microwave ovens.7 m 31 465 91 Metallised PET 0.8 1. The controlled permeation extends shelf life. and in proximity (aluminized) suits are used by AR-FF fire fighters for protection from the high amount of heat released . Insulation Metallised PET films are used in NASA's spacesuits to make them radiation resistant and keep astronauts warm. Metallised nylon and polyethylene are used in the meat export market. The metallic helium filled novelty balloons given as gifts are made of metallised PET. coffee and candy. 12. as these produce a package with greater sparkle when compared to competing products that use printed paper or polymer films. Many food items are also packaged using metallised films for appearance only. 0 0 0 Uses Decoration Metallised films used for balloons Metallised films were first used for decorative purposes as Christmas tinsel. which do not require the superior barrier of aluminium foil. and continue to be used for items such as wrappers and ribbons. An example is a microwave popcorn bag. Packaging Both metallised PET and PP have replaced foil laminates for products such as snack foods.

optical density & barrier & Decorative. These reflective materials might also be used as part of industrial and commercial insulation (for example. Extrusion Lamination & Cold seal application Both side treated & heat sealable Metallized film B-TVB-M with high barrier Performance High barrier performance sandwich layer application Matt metallized heat sealable film with very good Packaging. insulated shipping containers. 1998. it was found to be a major cause of the in-flight fire of Swissair Flight 111 on September 2.from fuel fires. Label . Packaging & Conversion. Lamination metal adhesion. Metallised Films NEW CATEGORY NOMENCLATURE DATA SHEET PROPERTIES APPLICATION One side treated & other side non heat sealable B-TDM-M Metallized film Decorative & general purpose applications Metallized heat sealable film with very good metal adhesion. Electronics Metallised films are used as a dielectric in the manufacture of a type of capacitor used in electronic circuits. In particular. Silvered emergency blankets are also used to conserve a shock victim's body heat.) Insulating blankets made with Metallised PET were also used as insulation in aircraft until safety concerns resulted in their deprecation. optical density & barrier Metallized BOPP Films B-TVH-M properties.

optical density & barrier B-TVL-M properties.properties.23 & 36 microns & optical density from 2. High Speed packaging application Metallized non heat sealable both side treated film with very good metal adhesion. Packaging & Lamination . Conversion.19.0.0 to 3.15. Sandwich Lamination This grade of film is available on C-CPT type of C-CPT-M base film Twist Wrap & Confectionery Packaging Metallized CPP Films This grade of the film is available on C-CPM C-CPM-M type of base film Lamination This grade of metallized polyester film is Metallized Polyester Films F-PCR-M manufactured by using the raw material containing 25 % to 30% of Post consumed recycled PET Chips. This grade of polyester film is available in 12. B-MVH-M application Metallized Low heat sealable film with very good Packaging & metal adhesion. optical B-TSV-M density & barrier properties.

Tack seal application.Metallization on specially modified surface provides improved metal encourage. Decorative & Survival blanket application This grade of film is heat sealable metallised polyester film. The film having superior gloss when metallised Printing & Lamination. the metallized surface provides a F-GAP-M different aesthetic appeal. Board Lamination. large bags This grade of film is matt metallised polyester film. Decorative application . specially F-TST-M designed for twist wrap packaging application Twist Wrap & Candy Over wrap This grade of film is golden color metallised polyester film. The film have excellent metal bond to provide superior F-LLP-M laminate bond strength so as to prevent delamination after filling. The film provides superior F-ATU-M F-ATT-M F-CLR-T-M F-CLRbond strength when metallised on coated side. wine packaging. Liquid/paste packaging. the metallization on untreated F-HSP-M side and the other side is heat sealable. the matt surface provides a different F-MAT-M aesthetic appeal like Aluminum foil Lamination & Conversion This grade of the film is available on F-TST type of base films. Single layer PET bags & Food Trays sealing These grades are metallised polyester films with modified acrylic coating on base films of different haze level. They are low OD films.

Gift Packs & Decorative application. This grade of the film is available on F-ELE type of base films. Decorative application These grades are metallised polyester films with co-polyester coating on base film of different haze level . These films can be metallised on plain or corona side.These film can be metallised on either plain side or corona treated side as per specified by the customer. different base films. Printing & Lamination. The film having superior gloss when metallised on F-CLR and further improved when metallised on F-XLR. IC etc.These film can be metallised on either plain side or coated side or corona treated side as per specified by the customer. specially F-ELE-M designed for electronic goods packaging application Electronic component Packaging such as PCB.These film can be metallised on either plain side or chemically coated side or corona treated side as per specified by the customer. Decorative application . Printing & Lamination. The film having superior gloss when metallised on F-CLR and further improved when metallised on F-XLR. Embossing & Holograms These grades are metallised polyester films with acrylic coating on base films of different haze F-AUU-M F-AUT-M F-CLR-A-M F-CLRA1-M F-XLR-A-M FXLR-A1-M level.T1-M F-XLR-T-M FXLR-T1-M on F-CLR and further improved when metallised on F-XLR.The film provides superior bond strength when metallised on co-polyester coated F-CHE-M F-CHC-M F-CLR-C-M F-CLRC1-M F-XLR-C-M FXLR-C1-M side. Whisky Cartons. Board Lamination. These grades are metallised polyester films with Printing & Lamination. as specified by the customer. They are low OD films. The films have superior gloss when metallised on F-CLR and further F-CLR-M F-CLR-M F-XLR-M improved when metallised on F-XLR film.

This grade of film is specially designed for textile industry. with improved mechanical properties F-YRN-M and thermal stability. Synthetic Jari & Metallic Yarn This grade of film is specially designed for Lidding applications for Yogurt. creams F-IST-M etc. Specialty application . Lidding Applications This grade of film is available on F-CHC type of Polyester substrate for improved bond Strength F-CHC-PZ and better printability. with excellent bond strength Printing & Lamination.Available in metallized on corona and coated Substrates. Specialty Applications Plasma Metallized Polyester Films F-MTG-PZ This grade of film is available on F-MTG type of films. Board Lamination. Specialty application This grade of film is available on F-CHE type of F-CHE-PZ films. with excellent bond strength Printing & Lamination.

2 Optical Density:> 2. A brief description of these products have been given below: Product Range Metallised Polyester Film from 10 micron onwards to 250 micron. moisture and gases etc.5 12/15/19 micron Standard Flexible 12 /15/19micron Packaging. Finest in quality. Insulation High Barrier Packaging Chemically Treated 12/15 micron Liquid Packaging. GiftWrapping. metallized BOPP films. BOPP Film 8 micron to 50 micron. Varying roll widths & lengths can be supplied as per the requirement. we offer the complete range of metallized films that include metallized polyester films. PVC Films 15 micron to 500 micron along with CPP / Nylon and Paper of various thickness. Laminated Bag in Box Metallized . Confectionery Products.Metalized Films: Equipped with state-of-the-art German Technology from Leybold for vacuum metallizing. which have to be protected from light. these products have been designed stringently as per industry standards and norms. Product Thickness End Use Unlacquered Metallized Polyester Optical Density:> 2. Air Conditioning Ducts etc. This includes Snack Food Packets. Cosmetics Sachets. Soap Wrappers. metallized PVC films and metallized CPP films. Metallized plastic films are extensively used in flexible packaging of products.

19 micron Metallized Polyester Film Metallized Polyester Film Metallized Polyester Film 15/19/23 micron Metallized Pvc / Cpp / Bopp Film Twistable Grade 20/25/27/30 micron Metallized BOPP Films Co-Extruded (Heat Sealable) 15/20/25/30/35 micron Flexible Packaging Applications Metallized BOPP Carona Treated Lamination Grade 8/9/10/12/15 micron Lamination With Paper / Boards / Plastics / Al Foil For Decorative And Printing Applications Carona Treated 20/25/30/35 Micron Gift Wrap/Decorative Grade Films Clear Films For Lamination. Confectionery Twist Wraps Metalic Yarn / Sequins / Glitter / Labels / Bill 23/36/50/75/100/125/150/175/190/250 Board / Promotions / micron Xmas Decorative Items / Garlands / Mirrors / for Self Adhesive Labels Twist Wrap / Toffee Wrap for High Speed Candy Wraps and Gift Wraps(Printable and Twistable) Twist Wrap / Toffee Wrap for High Speed Candy Wraps and Gift Wraps(Printable and Twistable) Patterned. Labels.15. Strip 12. Opaque And Milky Insulation. Electrical And Printing Industry. Industrial Application.Milky 12-350 micron Polyester Film BOPP Film 8-50 micron .Opaque.Polyester with High metal bond Anti-counterfeit Packaging. Thin Glossy And Matte Films For Lamination Clear.

PVC Films 20-500 micron Other Products y 12 micron Metalized Aluminium PET film y plain transparent BOPP film y pearlized OPP film .And Thicker Films For Flexible Packaging Twist Grade Clear/Opaque Films Along With Thick Thermoforming/Vacuum Forming Grades.

y Solar Metallized MPET film y clear transparent PET film y one sidePVDC Coated PET film y 12 micron OPP matt film y both side corona MPET film .

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