UFlexbrings recyclable F-WSP film
UFlex has launched F-WSP film which is a transparent BOPET film water-based heat-sealable coating and a peelable surface on one side. According to the company, the F-WSP film is useful for all packaging applications which involves heat sealability and easily removable of the lid or pouch.
The film is used for lidding rigid food containers made out of APET, RPET or PVC. It is also used for the lidding of pharma, medical devices and accessories put in APET or PVC-based thermoformed containers.
There are various benefits of the film making it superior. It is recyclable thus making it environmentally safe. In addition, it has better transparency; a strong seal which can be deployed even at low temperatures of 140 degrees Celsius, yet is smooth and has easy peelability; and is priced cheaper than other similar products. There are no solvents in the coating formulation, it is eco-friendly and can be recycled along with APET trays.
When compared to other available films >10% haze, this film has a low haze of < 4%, offering it better transparency. This results in enhanced clarity and makes its more desirable for consumers who are buying the product of the shelves or chemists. Smooth peelability allowed by the film ensures that the product doesn’t get damaged while opening, this provides the end-users ease in opening the food container during consumption.