It’s microwavable, it can be frozen, and, unlike foil, it permits metal detection after it’s been applied. Available in daisy chain (shown) or roll-fed formats, it can also be supplied in stacks of individual, die-cut pieces. NyLid, which can be converted to seal to HIPS, PE, PP, or CPET, debuted at Pack Expo Las Vegas at the Autoprod (Clearwater, FL) booth; the film used there was converted by Genpak’s Processor Packaging Div. (Peterborough, Toronto, Canada).
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Honeywell’s (Morris Township, NJ) NyLid™ nylon film for lidding is suitable for cold-fill, hot-fill, or aseptic packaging. It’s said to resist tear propagation so that it peels cleanly from a tray’s flange without tearing down the middle.
Nov 30th, 2001