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Brentwood Plastics blog

" Gen 3 " Plastic Packaging

Factors Determining Shelf Life

Plastic Shortages

Hurricanes, Fossil Fuels and Plastics

PE Resin in the Age of Madmen

Packaging: Leading Economic Indicator

The Fine Art of the Sabotage Spec

Buy American / Hire American ? - as if !

Designing for Recycling and Sustainability

Multilayer Packaging Lexicon

PE Film Lead Time Factors

PE Film Industry Consolidation ?

Developing Custom Plastic Films

PE Film Make / Buy Decision

Homopolymers, Copolymers and Terpolymers - easy as 1, 2, 3

High Density HMWDPE Conundrum

Packaging Film Blame Game

What Is Polyethylene?

Why Recycled Plastic Content is not Always Practical

Surlyn - sometimes there is no substitute

EPR Extended Producer Responsibility - You will pay, not producers

Visqueen  Construction Film

Prime vs. Off Grade Plastic Resins

Odor and Taste / Leachables and Extractables in Plastics

What is shrink film ?

What Plastic does not contain is most important

Plastic Film Property Trade-Offs

Melt Fracture in PE film

Creep in PE films

Yellow Dye Concerns, Lead Apathy

BHT in Polyethylene Film

PE film tin canning

PVC replacement is complex

Timing is crucial to biodegradable plastics

Clear Polyethylene Film

Polyethylene Film Thickness vs. Polyethylene Film Yield

LLDPE Linear Low Density Polyethylene varieties

Barrier Films depends on the context

BPA free is irrelevant to most plastics

Plastic Film Thickness Variation

Fracking shale gas - how it affects price of plastic

Is plastic from oil ? What is plastic made from ?

The truth about coextruded film packaging

Thicker plastic film is not always better

What is Regular Poly Film ? is an oversimplification

PE films - Why is PE film so inconsistent ?

EVA and PEVA - be specific

Polyethylene Density

Carbon in PE film

Polyethylene Resin Factors of Production

Metallocene VS EVA

FDA Approved Packaging - what does it mean ?

PEVA film is not the only PVC substitute

Plastics in-depth and insights


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