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PET - PW

48 GAUGE WHITE OPAQUE POLYESTER FILM

Phoenix "PET-PW" is a biaxially oriented polyester film with a white semi-opaque, pigmented color. After metallization this film provides a totally opaque white appearance on one side. The white side appears glossy and opaque to light with proper metallization. "PET PW" is intended for lamination to aluminum foil or, after metallization, for lamination to other plastic films. Premium food packaging, pharmaceutical, industrial and graphic arts applications are some of its end use markets. "PW" has the following features:

  • Optimum white tint
  • FDA approval
  • Excellent heat resistance and thermal stability

Typical Properties

Properties Unit Test Method Typical Values
Gauge   microns

mils

  12

0.48

19

0.75

23

0.92

36

1.42

Yield in2/lb 1.4 41,000 26,700 21,500 14,000
Tensile Strength MD kg/mm2 ASTM D 882 170 170 190  
TD 180 180 200
Elongation MD % ASTM D 882 120 125 130  
TD 90 95 100  
Tensile Modulus MD kg/mm2 ASTM D 882 4,500 4,500 4,500 4,500
TD 5,600 5,600 5,600 5,600
Haze   % ASTM D 1003 88 89 90 92
Co-efficient of Friction   film to film ASTM D 1894 0.45 0.45 0.45 0.45
Shrinkage MD % 150C, 30 min ASTM D 1204 <1.2 <1.2 <1.2 <1.2
TD <1.0 <1.0 <1.0 <1.0
Melting Point   C ASTM D 2117 265 265 265 265

The information above is believed to be reliable and accurate but is presented without guarantee on our part. Nothing herein is intended as a recommendation for use of our product in infringement of any patent.

 

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Phoenix Films, Inc.
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Clearwater, FL 33767
727-446-0300
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