Thin Wall Packaging
An increasing complexity in the packaging industry creates the need to minimize packaging weight while complying with ever more stringent food and consumer safety regulations. Sustainability, which includes both recycling and bio-based raw materials, is becoming more and more important for the long-term growth of the packaging industry. SABIC’s Thin Wall Packaging segment team engages with brand owners and converters on the market trends, support them with sustainable innovations that simultaneously enable down gauging and light weighting, lowering cost through faster production cycle times, minimizing waste and the environmental impact. SABIC offers an extensive portfolio of solutions including renewable bio-based plastics for thin wall packaging.
SABIC SOLUTIONS FOR THIN WALL PACKAGING POTENTIALLY OFFERS:
- Good flow behavior combined with fast crystallization, enabling shorter cycle times leading to higher productivity
- Offering phthalate-free solutions and excellent organoleptic performance
- Good mechanical property resulting in excellent top load performance for high stackability, leading to lower transport and storage costs
- Down gauging possibilities
- Renewable PE & PP product range using a renewable feedstock supporting our customer’s sustainability goals
Non- food packaging applications for:
Personal care, pails, household products such as detergent bottles or containers for pods, wipes and cotton buds.
SABIC MATERIALS FOR THIN WALL PACKAGING APPLICATIONS:
These are just a few examples of SABIC’s materials for Thin Wall Packaging. For specific product selection, please contact SABIC technical team. You can find SABIC's portfolio offering for thin wall packaging applications in our portfolio overview document under literature.
SOLUTIONS FOR VERY HIGHLY TRANSPARENT CONTAINERS
SABIC® PP QRYSTAL RANDOM COPOLYMER
|QR6711K||Injection molding applications (MFR 45)|
|QR674K||Injection molding applications (MFR 40) (only EU)|
|QR675K||Injection molding applications (MFR 80) (only EU)|
|QR678K||Injection molding applications (MFR 80)|
|QR681K||Thermoforming applications (MFR 2.2)|
SOLUTIONS FOR HIGH IMPACT RESISTANT PACKAGING WITH VERY GOOD BALANCE OF PROPERTIES
For thin wall packaging of yellow fats, cheese spreads, dairy, frozen, chilled and ambient food, household chemicals, paints & others.
SABIC© PP IMPACT COPOLYMER
|512MK46||Injection molding applications (MFR 50)|
|513MK46||Injection molding applications (MFR 70)|
SABIC© PP FLOWPACT IMPACT COPOLYMER
|FPC45||Injection molding applications (MFR 45) (only EU)|
|FPC70||Injection molding applications (MFR 70) (only EU)|
|FPC100||Injection molding applications (MFR 100) (only EU)
SOLUTIONS FOR THERMOFORMED, TRANSPARENT APPLICATIONS
Solutions for extruded and thermoformed cups, trays, lids and various containers with high stiffness.
SABIC© PP HOMOPOLYMER