Polyethylene Terephthalate – PET

Polyethylene terephthalate, is the most common thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family and is used in fibers for clothing, containers for liquids and foods, and thermoforming for manufacturing, and in combination with glass fiber for engineering resins.

Benefits

Crystal clear, good barrier ,shatterproof, is non-reactive when in contact with food or water, and provides a high strength-to-weight ratio. Being lightweight also provides for cost savings when transporting products using PET packaging.

Applications

Injection, blow, sheet extrusion, textiles rigid packaging flexible packaging (BOPET -MYLAR), water application, CSD, hot fill, and 5 gallon bottles

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