PETG

AcronymDefinition
PETGPolyethylene Terephthalate Glycol
PETGPerformance Evaluation Task Group
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UPM Raflatac says that during the recycling process, its RafShrink PO M DO 40 HS film ensures clean separation from clear PET bottles by floating to the top of the caustic washing solution, unlike PVC and PETG labels, which sink with PET bottle material.
Recycling the trim and thermoforming skeleton scrap is a challenge due to the widely different drying temperatures for PETG and APET, according to PTi's Jain.
During the recycling process, the polyolefin material ensures clean separation from clear PET bottles by floating to the top of the caustic washing solution, unlike PVC and PETG labels, which sink with PET bottle material.
PETG material had higher tensile strength, higher modulus, and lower elongation at yield than Thermolyn Rigid or Orfitrans Stiff.
Coca-Cola aims to take the lead in replacing PVC non-carbonated beverage labels with PETG films, in China, from the second half of 2011.
BOPET plastic films company Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co Ltd (Nasdaq:FFHL) reported on Wednesday the execution of a letter of intent (LOI) for the supply of PETG heat shrinkable label film for the second half of this year.
Using CNC technology, each template was cut from PETG sheets, before being thermoformed into shape using a neatly designed adaptable mould.
Bottle grades of HDPE typically include antioxidants and heat stabilizers, whereas PET and PETG contain few, if any.
Extrudable thermoplastics such as ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene), PETG (polyethylene terepthalate glycol) and PVC (polyvinyl chloride) are used to manufacture the enclosures in thicknesses to half an inch.
With the white PETG film, the customer eliminates the extra cost of preparing a white foundation layer.
The Pentalabel[R] film product line has been extended to include Pentalabel[R] PETG roll-sleeve films for shrink-label packaging.