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metallize

[′med·əl‚īz]
(engineering)
To coat or impregnate a metal or nonmetal surface with a metal, as by metal spraying or by vacuum evaporation.

metallize

To apply a coating of metal on a base material, usually by spraying the coating metal in a molten state.
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Increasingly, these metalized films are used within stand-up pouches, a popular packaging format within the snacks sector--for items such as cookies, nuts and dried fruits--but also within the wider food industry, for cereal items like granola and muesli, or for stir-in sauces.
This is indicative that the EL film exhibits superior mechanical integrity between the metalized PET and sealant layers, and is therefore able to better distribute the scratch-induced stresses through its structure.
Depending on the application area, we have seen product flow seriously impacted by x-ray shielding curtains as much as 20 percent of the time," said Bob Ries, lead product manager, metal detection and x-ray inspection, Thermo Fisher: "A good example is gas-flushed metalized snack bags that do not have enough weight to push through the flexible but dense curtains.
Soft Touch Metalized provides a textured visual effect and even a holographic sensation combined with the smooth and velvety Soft Touch feel.
Key words: metalized textile, shielding effectiveness, fullwave modelling, SE measurements, finite element method
Extensive tests on the products, carried out by Lincoln & York, show that the metalized packaging decomposes within one year and the transparent packaging takes just six to seven months to decompose.
Vacuum metalized coatings are used to place a thin metal layer on plastic substrates, and they decorate many smartphones, music players and other hand-held devices in bright, shiny colors.
When inspecting polywrapped product, it will automatically select high frequency, whereas for a product packaged in metalized film it will operate at low frequency.
Metalized substrates can in addition be printed with conventional colors for further individual effects and designs.
The requirement is expected to cost airlines millions of dollars in additional costs as they replace the insulation blankets covered with metalized Mylar.
Bayou says tests confirm the effectiveness of metalized coatings over extended periods in a variety of aggressive environments.
The grommets are available in chrome and brass metalized finish, and a choice of many colors, including black, white, almond, folkstone and fog gray.