The growing population and increasing awareness for healthy food are some of the driving forces behind the horticulture industry increasing focus on sustainable production and higher profit margins. SABIC aims to provide lightweight, durable polyethylene portfolio solutions for greenhouse cladding to support this industry. SABIC’s materials provide an outstanding balance of light transmission, lightweight, high tensile strength, tear resistance ,dart impact and puncture resistance offering potentially lower cost alternatives to glass, acrylic (PMMA) and other commercial materials commonly used in the greenhouse cladding.
SABIC SOLUTIONS FOR GREENHOUSE FILM POTENTIALLY OFFERS:
- Good process ability with high output, good bubble stability and wider lay flat
- Good mechanical property resulting in high tensile strength, tear resistance, dart impact, puncture resistance and softness.
- Down gauging possibilities
General Greenhouse film:
Good mechanical property (tensile strength, tear resistance ,dart impact, puncture resistance and softness) and high clarity and low haze.
Functional Greenhouse film:
Anti-aging, anti-dripping, anti-fog, anti-UV, color transfer, good mechanical property and high clarity and low haze.
SABIC MATERIALS FOR GREENHOUSE FILM APPLICATIONS:
These are just a few examples of SABIC’s materials. For specific product selection, please contact SABIC technical team. You can find more about SABIC material solutions by clicking on the relevant product line below.
SABIC® LLDPE PRODUCT
Good processibility, outstanding mechanical and optical properties.
SABIC® LDPE PRODUCT
SUPEER™ Metallocene Linear Low Density Polyethylene (mLLDPE) PRODUCT