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Pira International Ltd

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  • Developments in Radiation Curing for Adhesivesby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    The demand for UV/EB adhesives has grown dramatically over the last five years and the same rates of growth are expected to be sustained given the environmentally friendly nature of this technology. Ultra violet and electron beam (UV/EB) offers superior heat and chemical resistance, excellent clarity, high shear strength, fast production speed and... more...

  • Biodegradability in Plastics Packagingby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2005; US$ 460.00

    Part of a series of four technology studies assessing the very latest innovations and killer applications in plastics technology for packaging. Retailers and brand owners are under pressure to deliver healthy, safe and environmentally friendly products. Being ‘green’ is an image worth cultivating, providing potential marketing benefits in... more...

  • Developments in Barrier Coatings for Paper and Board Packagingby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    Paper based packaging's inherent properties mean it's not naturally good as a barrier to moisture and air. However the addition of a coating can transform its usability, expanding the potential for this lightweight cost effective packaging material to many more applications. This study brings you up to speed with the latest technical advances... more...

  • Developments in Barrier Coatings for Plastic Packagingby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    Plastic is one of the most widely used materials for consumer goods packaging in the world. And it's this wide range of applications which demands varying degrees of protection through barrier coatings. From volatile liquids which need to be shielded from UV light, to plastics in contact with foodstuffs, barrier coatings can provide the solution.... more...

  • Developments in Barrier Films for Packagingby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2005; US$ 435.00

    Part of a series of four technology studies from Pira assessing the very latest innovations and killer applications in plastics technology for packaging. Consumers are demanding – insisting on fresh food in a convenient format, high-quality flavours, innovative products, added value and low cost. Brand owners, retailers, converters and material... more...

  • Developments in BOPP Films for Packagingby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    BOPP film has been a success story in flexible packaging for a number of years. Its beneficial properties range from good moisture barrier to handling well in machinery. This has enabled BOPP to displace competing materials across a range of end-use sectors and led to an increased number of technology advances as developers look to take the film to... more...

  • Developments in Clarified Polypropylene for Packagingby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    Polypropylene is a semi-crystalline polymer, and as such it is naturally translucent or opaque. The introduction of additives, known as clarifying agents, makes PP highly transparent. The development of a high clarity PP has opened up many possibilities for the material to compete with other polymers and glass in packaging applications. This study... more...

  • Developments in Metallised Films for Packagingby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    The flexible packaging industry has grown significantly in recent years. As the cost of technology falls and the trend towards reducing packaging continues, metallised films are becoming increasingly popular. Their adaptability to many different applications and designs has made them the top choice for many brand owners, with their high barrier properties... more...

  • Developments in Metallised Papers for Packagingby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    The flexible packaging industry has grown significantly in recent years. As the cost of technology falls and the trend towards reducing packaging continues, metallised paper is becoming increasingly popular. Its adaptability to many different applications and designs has made the method a top choice for many brand owners, with its high barrier properties... more...

  • Developments in Microwaveable Packagingby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2005; US$ 460.00

    Part of a series of four new technology studies from Pira assessing the very latest innovations and killer applications in plastics technology for packaging. The growth of the convenience food market has placed stiff demands on microwaveable packaging. Brand owners and retailers have had to overcome key problems in the technology, such as food sogginess,... more...