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Article | August 31, 2002
Dow Plastics: Resin for flexible packaging
Propylene-based Inspire® Performance Polymers from Dow (Midland, MI) provide excellent melt strength, bubble stability, and gauge uniformity, enabling converters to run better, thinner films on existing lines at higher output rates, company says.
Polymers have outstanding film stiffness impact and puncture resistance temperature performance grease resistance and tensile strength. Optical and heat-seal properties remain consistent while low-temperature performance is actually improved com- pany reports. Inspire is FDA- compliant and can be used as a stand-alone product blended or coextruded with Dow PP or PE resins.
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