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Article | September 30, 1998
Sealed Air Corporation: Barrier film
NylShield(TM) from Sealed Air Corp. (Saddle Brook, NJ) is an extra-wide, heavy-gauge, nylon-based, five-layer barrier film. The new film is available in thicknesses from 2 to 6 mils and can be produced in widths of 90" or greater.
Nylon percentages are between 10% and 40% of the total structure. The outside layers of NylShield can be chosen from LDPE LLDPE HDPE EVA mPE and mLLDPE. Applications include liners of bulk containers food packaging and heavy-duty shipping sacks.
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