INNOVATIONS IN MANUFACTURING OF FLEXIBLE PACKAGING
Nikolay F. Efremov
Pages: 100-107 Published: 2 Jun 2014
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Abstract: This article provides overview of innovative approaches to engineering design and manufacturing of flexible packaging. Following research results are elaborated: Fabrication of flexible films with predictable characteristics; Polymer films requirements definition to optimize utilization of flexible packaging machinery; Optimization of film pretreating mode to maximize ink layer resistance over the entire lifecycle of packaging; Engineering packaging design to optimize packaging material consumption and standardize packaging machinery.
Keywords: flexible packaging, plastic film, packaging machines, surface preparation and printing on polymeric films