Posts Tagged terephthalate

New shrink labels suitable for the recycling stream

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 | Permalink

Sealed Air has developed a new Cryovac LT-1 shrink sleeve label, calling it one of the first in the industry with a density lower than the 1g/cu cm polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling standard. The labels are composed of a multi-layer polymer-based film to provide 360-degree, form-fitting bottle coverage. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging news shrink labels recycling read more

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Partial biobased PBT proves its processability

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 | Permalink

Resin supplier Toray Industries, Inc. (Tokyo) and U.S. renewable chemicals process technology firm Genomatica, Inc. (San Diego, CA) have successfully synthesized a partially biobased PBT (polybutylene terephthalate) using 1,4-butanediol (BDO) made with Genomatica’s biobased process technology. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – May 2013 Keywords:  Toray polybutylene terephthalate PBT biobased read more

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Battle of the bottle: Opposing sides talk bottled water views

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 | Permalink

You already know that talk of politics or religion brings about spirited and emotional debates. Would you be surprised to know that bottled water has a similar effect? Yes, the package, typically made out of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), has received quite a bit of attention in recent years, both positive and negative.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  bottled water packaging plastics PET read more

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Amcor uses patent-pending technology to create a new lightweight 64-oz hot fill PET bottle

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 | Permalink

Amcor Rigid Plastics said it has developed the industry’s lightest 64-oz hot-fill polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle and established a new standard for the size category. The new stock container for juices and teas utilizes novel design, tooling and process technologies to trim 9g, or 13.2%, from the typical 68g PET bottle. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastic packaging amcor lightweight PET hot fill read more

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PET foam offers light weighing options

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 | Permalink

At the upcoming JEC Composites Show in Paris being held from 12 to 14 March 2013, BASF (Ludwigshafen, Germany)will introduce for the first time a structural foam based on PET (polyethylene terephthalate). The new material with the trade name Kerdyn offers lightweighting opportunities in a variety of market segments, including automotive. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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