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glassine

[¦gla¦sēn]
(materials)
A thin, dense, transparent, supercalendered paper from highly refined sulfite pulp, used for envelope windows, for sanitary wrapping, and as an insulating paper between layers of iron-core transformer windings.
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Its glassine products are fully recyclable and can be made into compost and offers transparency and grease resistance from mechanical processing, not chemical treatment.
Small amounts of powder drugs could be bubble-wrapped and vacuum-sealed inside a Post Office-supplied box or even just enclosed in a glassine pouch wrapped in a piece of paper in a normal envelope.
This coating, according to Potts, is designed to provide uniform anchorage to challenging super-calendered kraft (SCK)/clay-coated papers, as well as traditional substrates such as glassine and SCK paper, while also being easy to use and resistant to rub-off.
Fischer showed up and pulled a glassine bag that appeared to have 30 grams of cocaine in it from his pants pocket.
SPO's product portfolio includes technical papers for a range of capacitors used in consumer and industrial products, insulation papers for cables and transformers, as well as glassine paper used in cosmetics and food packaging.
Philip Seymour Hoffman Death Update: 70 Glassine Bags of Heroin Found in NYC Apartment with Charred Spoon Beside Dead Body
Also impounded were hundreds of thousands of glassine bags stamped with brand names such as "NFL" (in a nod to Sunday's Super Bowl football final), "iPhone" or "government shutdown".
To my surprise, I found a box full of jumbled negatives from the 1960s - mostly 4-inch-by-5-inch size - stored in yellowing glassine envelopes.
TOP TIP: Peanut brittle is best presented in either greaseproof bags or glass jars - you can buy glassine bags, which look fabulous with a printed label topper and ribbon fastening.
The first tax stamp, introduced in the early 1980s in Tamilnadu, was a printed glassine paper product, then the first stamp with a hologram stripe appeared in 1998, then in 1999 members of HoMAI worked together to introduce the Holographic excise adhesive label (HEAL), again first used in Tamilnadu.
When focusing on environmentally friendly packaging, it is essential to work on new materials with a Polypropylene liner, rather than Glassine.
At the museum would be a Gallery of Envelopes showcasing the glassine, the engraved, every size from AO to something you could mail a horse in.