Published on the Packaging World Web site
| October 31, 1996
Shell Chemical (Houston, TX) has announced an advance in cellular CPET. Petlite(TM) II is a new resin that can be thermoformed into containers made to withstand the high-temperature baking conditions of CPET, with the potential for source reduction and cost savings.
Final container densities of 0.2 g/cc have been achieved with the product says Shell equivalent to an 85% materials savings compared to conventional CPET.
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