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Klockner Pentaplast: Light foamed medical packaging

Because current FDA medical-packaging regulations prohibit the use of post-consumer recycled (PCR) content, Klöckner Pentaplast’s Pentamed light foamed high-impact polystyrene (HIPS) films fill customers’ sustainability goals by providing material reduction as they reduce package weight while maintaining physical properties comparable to standard materials.
FILED IN:  Material Type  > Polymers  > Foamed polymer

The films can improve package yield by 5 to 20% providing cost-saving opportunities. 

Pentamed light films offer quality formability and processability on standard thermoforming and form/fill/seal equipment. They are sealable to a wide range of lid stocks. The films can be EtO, gamma, and E-beam sterilized and can be used for trays, containers, clamshells, and liners.

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