An advantage for thermoforming is the broad softening and melt range. arbopearl can be used within a wide processing window, allowing good formability in contrast to semicrystalline materials.
Packaging made with arbopearl is clear transparent and stiff and distinguishes itself through exceptional barrier against moisture, alcohol and aromas and flavors.
The unique properties of arbopearl such as glass-like transparency, easy thermoforming, low density, extremely low water absorption allow for a large variety of applications. The legal requirements for compliance with medical and worldwide food regulations and has excellent heat-sealing properties. Further characteristics like blood compatibility, sterilizability and resistance to acids and alkalis suggest utilization for:
US-FDA and EU Directives for direct food contact
Regulatory for ensuring that no harmful substances like additives or monomers migrate to packaged foods.
USA Drug Master und Device Master File
Verifies compliance to specific requirements and biocompatibility of applications which are in direct food contact.
150 – 900 mm
(depending on the thickness)