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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