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Placon: Eco-friendly Recyclable PET

Placon has introduced EcoStarT HS 1000, a PET-based, eco-friendly recyclable material that can be sealed with existing machinery and tooling.
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Comparable in cost to PVC, the material carries an efficient resin identification code, offers good clarity, and is heat-sealable. Adhesive is said to seal more efficiently than other materials accommodating leading seal technologies, providing energy savings of 8-10% by reducing the duty cycle on RF machines, while also sealing to a variety of materials. It is also easy to wield and offers 100% fiber tear on blister-to-card seal and allows easy sealing on aqueous-based cards.

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