Polyethylene Plastic PE Films Glossary

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There are currently 4 glossary in this directory beginning with the letter H.
HAZE
Measure of clarity of film. Expressed in percent. For example, a resin which has a haze of 5.5 allows 94.5% of light to pass through the film. Learn more about ASTM D 1003. Haze is crucially important for optimum product presentation at retail, especially when ink coverage is over 90 %
Ink Coverage
HEAT SEAL
HEXENE
Used as a monomer in the formation of polymers, usually LLDPE resin. Stronger film strength than butene. Visit our blog to learn more about the varieties of LLDPE.
HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE ( HDPE )
Polyethylene resin with a density over .940 gm/cc. Much stiffer than low density polyethylene. Common examples of HDPE are milk jugs, motor oil bottles and plastic grocery sacks.
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PEVA, PVC, PE and METALLOCENE SIMPLIFIED

Verbal shorthand when thrown around casually can lead to misunderstandings especially to an industry insider who takes these terms literally.  Herewith is a short explanation

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