barrier plastic

barrier plastic

[′bar·ē·ər ‚plas·tik]
(materials)
A polymer that is impermeable to gases and can be fabricated into an object such as a container that will not permit aromas or other gases to pass through it in either direction.
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Another major change has been the evolution from metal cans to lighter-weight and less-expensive thermoformed barrier plastic packages.
PET (or Mylar(tm)) is the most commonly used barrier plastic, primarily because it has a lower cost than the other three materials.
The high barrier plastic bottles are used to package a wide array of beverages such as soy, dairy and juice.
now offers Sun Smoke, a smoke-impregnated barrier plastic casing that adds smoke flavor and color to a product.
What is described as the world's first pasteurizeable barrier plastic beer bottle is due to be unveiled late this year in China.
This compares favorably with high-side estimates of 12-18 months for products packaged in retorted, barrier plastic bowls.
BARRIER PLASTIC FOOD PACKAGING MARKET VOLUMES BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2012 (MILLION LBS.
Good times are ahead for the pre-cooked meals and healthy snacks markets, so Gallina Blanca has joined the trend of packaging with on-the-go caldos packed in rigid barrier plastic containers.
The FDA approval is a major step forward in Constar's commitment to providing the marketplace with superior oxygen scavenging technologies for use in high barrier plastic packaging.
RPC Bebo Nederland has introduced a new size to extend it leading range of high barrier plastic cups for the processed fruit industry.
Ten years ago, the rush was on to make barrier plastic containers to replace steel and glass.
It has global leadership positions in high value-added specialty collapsible tube packaging (health & beauty), aluminum aerosol cans, luxury plastic containers (cosmetics & perfumes) and flexible packaging, barrier plastic bottles, capsules and overcapping (food).