Flexible

Woman stacking shelves in supermarketFood packaging made with Aegis® Nylon 6 resins are tear- and puncture-resistant with excellent flexural strength. These characteristics make these resins well suited for meat and cheese packaging and other packages having sharp edges.

In addition, Capran® biaxially-oriented nylon (BOPA) films can be used in a variety of packaging applications requiring excellent mid-barrier oxygen requirements and extended shelf life. These range from general foods, pet foods and coffee beans to packaging lids and liquid bag-in-a-box flexible containers. Selecting Capran® nylon films can help you meet a virtually unlimited range of flexible food and liquid packaging needs.

Equally important, you can count on a knowledgeable team of application development engineers dedicated to support your needs and requests. Contact us to see how we can enhance your manufacturing processes and flexible packaging applications.

Key benefits of our portfolio of resin and film products for flexible packaging include:

  • Scratch and flex-crack resistance
  • Puncture resistance
  • Delamination resistance
  • Extended shelf life
  • Flavor and aroma-preserving capabilities
  • Exceptional strength and toughness
  • Light weight
  • Clarity and printability for consumer appeal

[ + ]Aegis®: Flexible Food Packaging Products

Product Description TDS
BarrierPro2™ Aegis® BarrierPro2™ is an oxygen-scavenging polyamide resin formulated specifically for use in hot-fill and other high-performance packaging applications where high oxygen barrier is required.  This product is useful in injection and extrusion molding applications, particularly in PET co-injection stretch blow molding processes.  Aegis® BarrierPro2™ resin offers high oxygen barrier even at high humidity, outstanding delamination and whitening resistance, clarity and easy processing. (120 KB)
CSDE Aegis® CSDE Generation II resin is an injection moldable barrier nylon resin for use in multi-layer PET container applications where enhanced shelf life, transparency and delamination resistance are desired.  Aegis® CSDE Generation II resin has a good carbon dioxide barrier and is particularly useful for carbonated soft drink applications. (87 KB)

[ + ]Capran®: Flexible Food Packaging Products

Product Description TDS
1000 Capran® 1000 is a 0.40 mil (10 micron) biaxially oriented nylon 6 film produced by Simultaneous Tenter Frame Orientation technology. It features a balance of superior properties, including high gas barrier, excellent flex crack resistance and outstanding optics.  It is well-suited for packaging applications requiring optimum protection and performance. (69 KB)
1200 Capran® 1200 film is a 0.47 mil (12 micron) biaxially oriented nylon 6 film produced by Simultaneous Tenter Frame Orientation technology.  It features a superior balance of properties, including high gas barrier, excellent flex crack resistance and outstanding optics.  It is well-suited for packaging applications requiring optimum protection and performance. (69 KB)
1500 Capran® 1500 is a 0.59 mil (15 micron) biaxially oriented nylon 6 film produced by Simultaneous Tenter Frame Orientation technology.  It features a superior balance of properties, including high gas barrier, excellent flex crack resistance and outstanding optics.  It is well-suited for packaging applications requiring optimum protection and performance. (69 KB)
2500 Capran® 2500 is a 1.0 mil (25 micron) biaxially oriented nylon 6 film produced by Simultaneous Tenter Frame Orientation technology.  It features a superior balance of properties, including high gas barrier, excellent flex crack resistance and outstanding optics.  It is well-suited for packaging applications requiring optimum protection and performance. (69 KB)
1200RT Capran® 1200RT is a 0.47 mil (12 micron) biaxially oriented nylon 6 film produced by Simultaneous Tenter Frame Orientation technology.  It features a superior balance of properties, including high gas barrier, excellent flex crack resistance and outstanding optics.  It is particularly recommended for retort applications and is well-suited for packaging applications requiring optimum protection and performance. (70 KB)
1500RT Capran® 1500RT film is a 0.59 mil (15 micron) biaxially oriented nylon 6 film produced by Simultaneous Tenter Frame Orientation technology.  It features a superior balance of properties, including high gas barrier, excellent flex crack resistance and outstanding optics.  It is particularly recommended for retort applications and is well-suited for packaging applications requiring optimum protection and performance. (70 KB)
2500RT Capran® 2500RT is a 1.0 mil (25 micron) biaxially oriented nylon 6 film produced by Simultaneous Tenter Frame Orientation technology. It features a superior balance of properties, including high gas barrier, excellent flex crack resistance and outstanding optics. It is particularly recommended for retort applications and is well-suited for packaging applications requiring optimum protection and performance. (70 KB)
1200M Capran® 1200M is a 0.47 mil (12 micron) biaxially oriented nylon 6 film produced by Simultaneous Tenter Frame Orientation technology with a polymeric coating that enhances adhesion to a variety of printing inks, coatings and adhesives. “M”-coated products are also excellent for metallization processes. Capran® 1200M features a superior balance of properties, including high gas barrier, excellent flex crack resistance and excellent optics.  It is well-suited for packaging applications requiring optimum protection and performance. (70 KB)
1500M Capran® 1500M is a 0.59 mil (15 micron) biaxially oriented nylon 6 film produced by Simultaneous Tenter Frame Orientation technology with a polymeric coating that enhances adhesion to a variety of printing inks, coatings and adhesives. “M” coated products are also excellent for metallization processes. Capran® 1500M features a superior balance of properties, including high gas barrier, excellent flex crack resistance and outstanding optics.  It is well-suited for packaging applications requiring optimum protection and performance. (70 KB)
2500M Capran® 2500M film is a 1.0 mil (25 micron) biaxially oriented nylon 6 film produced by Simultaneous Tenter Frame Orientation technology with a polymeric coating that enhances adhesion to a variety of printing inks, coatings and adhesives. “M” coated products are also excellent for metallization processes. Capran® 2500M maintains a superior balance of properties, including high gas barrier, excellent flex crack resistance and outstanding optics.  It is well-suited for packaging applications requiring optimum protection and performance. (70 KB)

[ + ]Oxyshield®: Flexible Food Packaging Products

Product Description TDS
2545 OxyShield® 2545 is a 1.0 mil (25 micron) biaxially oriented nylon 6 film coated on one side with PVdC. The coating is applied without the need for a primer layer, offering superior coating adhesion and laminating adhesion to other films. Medium oxygen and moisture vapor barrier, and superior clarity, make it well-suited for packaging applications requiring excellent mechanical strength and long shelf life. (69 KB)
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