1. What is easy tear film?
"Easy to tear" and "easy to open" are often confused on packaging films. In fact, the so-called easy to tear means that a piece of paper can be torn from the middle, and the slit is straight. The easy-to-peel film is uncovered from the surface along the thermal cover of the two films. It can be imagined that the two films are heat-sealed together through a process. The easy-to-tear packaging commonly used in the market is the easy-to-peel film. The full name of the easy-to-peel film is thermoformed stretch easy-to-tear film. We are familiar with this kind of packaging.
Easy-to-tear film packaging originated in Europe in the 1990s. The reason is to reduce the harm to children and the problem of plastic packaging that is difficult to open. It advocates the promotion of child-friendly and harmless product packaging. Later, easy-to-tear film is not only used for children Packaging, but also extends to medical products, food packaging, pet packaging, etc. Compared with the traditional ordinary plastic packaging, the easy tear film has outstanding advantages in opening performance.
2. What are the characteristics of easy tear film?
1. Easy to seal and open
Ordinary plastics are easy to seal at the seal, and require a lot of effort when peeling and opening, and it is easy to spill objects or liquids in the package, resulting in unnecessary waste. It is difficult for children with much less strength than adults to open some packages by themselves, requiring parental assistance and inconvenient use.
The easy-tear film has a low tear strength, and it is easy to be torn in both vertical and horizontal directions after making the bag. After using the easy-tear film, consumers can open the package more easily without affecting the sealability of the package. During the opening and peeling process, the force is stable and smooth, and the opening is easier. No objects or liquids will be spilled. Consumers have better performance, and the materials are more suitable for children's packaging. When children open the packaging, they can provide better protection.
2. Cost saving
The easy-tear film only needs a lower unsealing temperature, which is suitable for high-speed automatic packaging and lower n-hexane precipitation, which can meet the sanitary performance of medicines while reducing production costs.
Multi-layer co-extrusion easy-to-tear film, currently mainly used for food and pharmaceutical packaging thermoforming stretch film, in terms of heat sealing performance, peeling stability, with various thermoforming stretch packaging machines, the user experience is better, and it has been Wide attention from packaging companies. Especially in the packaging of braised eggs, meat products, and snack foods, it has been widely used more and more.
3. Wide application
Due to the excellent properties of PE easy-tear film packaging such as shading, moisture resistance, air tightness, and barrier, it can be widely used in packaging of various foods, medicines, and cosmetics. This kind of PE easy-tear film packaging is usually composed of OPP matte, PET, pure aluminum, and PE composite. Easy-tear film is often used for facial masks that we often use.
In addition to its applications in the packaging of daily necessities and medicines, easy-tear films are widely used in agriculture, sheets, packaging bottles, electronic appliances, auto parts, and machinery and equipment.