Flexible Packaging Material Key Terms
Learn the language of flexible packaging materialsFlexible packaging is one of the largest sectors of the packaging industry. Flexible packaging materials are useful in various industries ranging from the food industry to the medical and pharmaceutical industry.
If you want to use flexible packaging material for your industrial applications, you will need to be aware of various technical terms that specify the types, standards and specifications of the flexible packaging materials. This guide will familiarize you with various key terms, including bubble wrap, barrier material, spout pouches and DIN EN 13628-2:2003.
Barrier materialsA barrier material is a type of flexible packaging material that restricts the transmission of various gases through a material or product, thus protecting it from any kind of damage.
Co-extruded filmsA co-extruded film is a flexible packaging material that consists of two or more different materials that are layered within a single ply during the extrusion process.
Laminated structures (also known as lamination)A laminated structure is another type of flexible packaging material that comprises two or more layers of separate materials. These materials are attached using adhesives to form a multi-layered material that provides specific protective functions.
Spout pouchesA spout pouch is a resealable pouch that is used in a flexible package, especially for liquids.
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DIN EN 13628-2:2003DIN EN 13628-2:2003 is a European standard that outlines the quality control measures for monitoring the level of residual solvents used in the production of flexible packaging materials.
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