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1st Edition

Plastic Films
Technology and Packaging Applications

ISBN 9780877628439
Published September 25, 1992 by CRC Press
272 Pages

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Book Description

This is a complete illustrated guide and reference to today's plastic films for packaging. All significant aspects of plastic films for packaging are clearly and concisely presented: from materials, processes and machinery to applications and regulatory, social and economic considerations. More than 70 schematics illustrate materials, processes and package constructions. More than 30 tables provide important reference data in convenient form. The authors are leading authorities on plastic packaging films with first-hand experience in the R&D of many of today's widely used films. Published in cooperation with the Institute of Packaging Professionals.

Table of Contents

1. Polymers 2. Processes for Making Plastic Films 3. Processes for Modifying Plastic Films 4. Package Functions and Requirements 5. Packaging Machinery 6. Packaging Applications for Plastic Films 7. Future Trends and Possibilities

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