OPP – Polypropylene/ Coated OPP
This film, available in thicknesses from 15 micron up to 50 micron, is a low cost, highly versatile, general purpose packaging film which is mostly commonly used in horizontal flow wrappers for packaging confectionary, biscuits, snacks , cakes etc .
OPP film is available
- as plain film,
- centre folded
- and printed.
It is also available
- as an opaque film providing a white appearance
- with a PVdC coating which increases the barrier property of the film against oxygen and water vapour . Coated OPP can be a cost effective alternative to laminate films dependent upon the application
- with an anti-mist additive
- in low heatsealable form (HND) enabling high speed HFFS packaging capability, whilst retaining hot tack and seal integrity
Polyester packaging film can withstand extremes of temperatures from -20c up to 220c which means it’s ideal for products such as pastries and pies which can be flow wrapped, frozen and then reheated in a conventional oven or microwave
It can be supplied with micro perforations to allow steam to escape
It is also ideal for lidding film applications for the likes of ready meals as it is easily weld sealed to PET trays