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PPE Isolation Gowns and Coveralls Simplified


Plastic - a Weapon vs. Coronavirus

Plastic Films Substitution

PE Film Lead Time Factors

Post Consumer Recycled Content " Gen 3 " Solution ?

Plastic Shortages

PE Resin in the Age of Madmen

Designing for Recycling and Sustainability

Multilayer Packaging Lexicon

Developing Custom Plastic Films

Poly Film Industry Consolidation

PE Film Make / Buy Decision

Buy American / Hire American ? - as if !

Factors Determining Shelf Life

High Density HMWDPE Conundrum

What Is Polyethylene?

Packaging Film Blame Game

Why Recycled Plastic Content is not Always Practical

Prime vs. Off Grade Plastic Resins

Surlyn - sometimes there is no substitute

Odor and Taste / Leachables and Extractables in Plastics

EPR Extended Producer Responsibility - You will pay, not producers

The Fine Art of the Sabotage Spec

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

Visqueen  Construction Film

No Plastic Clean Enough

What is poly LDPE shrink film ?

What Plastic does not contain is most important

Plastic Film Property Trade-Offs

Creep in PE films

Melt Fracture in PE film

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

Poly Film Thickness vs. Poly Film Yield

Barrier Films depends on the context

BPA free is irrelevant to most plastics

LLDPE Linear Low Density Polyethylene varieties

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

Green Wash - What is Green Wash Plastics ?

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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