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Article | March 31, 1999
Cryovac (Duncan, SC) has introduced the K-9000, a multilayer polyolefin barrier bag to package dry pet food. According to the company, the bag offers a true oxygen barrier with a transmission rate of less than 10 cc/sq m/24 hr and a water vapor transmission rate of 0.12 g/100 sq"/24 hr.
The bag comes in sizes ranging from 2 to 50 lb and is available with side gusset (for bags up to 50 lb) or bottom gusset (for bags up to 15 lb). Easy-open feature is standard and zipper reclosures are available as an option on bottom-gusseted bags.
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