New cast film grade stretches limits in cost and energy efficiency

05/06/2011

Improved stiffness, the potential to improve line speeds considerably, and excellent mechanical properties are the claimed attributes of a new grade of LLDPE for cast film applications from Sabic (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia).

Grade Sabic LLDPE 430BE is also said to feature outstanding quality consistency and its combination of properties opens up new opportunities for quantifiable energy and material savings - which supports converters to improve their cost efficiency as well as their sustainability performance, according to the supplier. "This new cast film resin is a very pure grade with a controlled low gel level, making for a reliable and consistent product ensuring smooth processing. Moreover it optimizes energy and material usage," comments Krzysztof Rozensal, technical marketing engineer for LLDPE at Sabic....
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