Packaging for the food industry can be divided into several groups. The productgroups are characterized by the material of the packaging, namely: A-PET, PP (Homo-Polymer), PP freezer safe (Co-Polymer)and PS freezer safe.

 

APET

PP (Copolymer)
Freezer safe

PP (Homo-Polymer)

PS

PS
Freezer safe

Applications suitable for the packaging dry, watery, sourly and oily food dry, watery, sourly and oily food dry, watery, sourly and oily food dry, watery, and sourly food dry, watery, sourly and oily food
Brightness transparent

basic color milky-white, can be mixed with color concentrate

basic color transparent, can be mixed with color concentrate transparent(Styrolux) or with color concentrate (PS) not transparent
Max.temperature + 66 ˚C + 121 ˚C + 121 ˚C + 85 ˚C + 85 ˚C
Min. temperature - 40 ˚C - 40 ˚C 0 ˚C - 18 ˚C - 40 ˚C
Stiffness good reasonable sufficient very good reasonable
Impact resistance good good reasonable not good good
Tear strengt good good good reasonable good
Gloss very good reasonable reasonable good bad
Gas permeability Oxygen 02
Water vapor H20
Carbonic C20
low
average
low
average
low
average
average
low
average
high
high
high
high
high
high
Grease proof excellent excellent excellent bad reasonable
Freezer-proof yes yes no no yes
Microwave proofe no yes yes no no
Oven proofe no no no no no
Taste influence very little very little very little reasonable alternative. ico styrolux apply PET-G layer very little
Known figurative usage chemical storage chemical storage chemical storage chemical storage chemical storage
Used raw material
Regenerated APET Regenerated freezer-proof PP-COPO Regenerated PP-Homo Regenerated styrolux (transparent) or regenerated HIPS/GPPS Regenerated freezer-proof HIPS
Packaging suitable for food yes, see the food symbol on the packaging yes, see the food symbol on the packaging yes, see the food symbol on the packaging yes, see the food symbol on the packaging yes, see the food symbol on the packaging

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