plastic film

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Noun1.plastic film - a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things
Polaroid - (trade mark) a plastic film that can polarize a beam of light; often used in sunglasses to eliminate glare
flat solid, sheet - a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
shrink-wrap - the clinging transparent plastic film that is used to shrinkwrap something
wrapping, wrapper, wrap - the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped
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A new type of compostable plastic film has been launched by Peterborough-based Paperfeel.
And in Italy, customs authorities were being "very punctilious" about the description of goods, treating plastic film as "non-exportable waste" because it had not been subjected to transformation.
Farrel recently sold twin-screw mixers to two plastic film processors, allowing them to go from 65% CaC[O.sub.3] up to 75% in LLDPE/LDPE masterbatch.
He used porous plastic film to set up six enclosures in each of six natural ponds in rural Pennsylvania.
Plastic film demand in the US is projected to rise nearly three percent per annum to 15 billion pounds in 2004.
Argha Karya Prima Industry (AKPI), a plastic film and converting industry, planned to make an important divestiture by transferring all activities relating to its Converting Division to a third party.
First, a thin plastic film is heated to its deformation point and then vacuum-formed over a pattern on a hollow carrier plate.
Patent 8,535,810 (September 17, 2013), "Transparent Plastic Film for Shielding Electromagnetic Waves and Method for Producing a Plastic Film of this Type," Matthias Fahland, Tobias Vogt, Nicolas Schiller, Waldemar Schoenberger, Steffen Guenther, and John Fahlteich (Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der Angewandten Forschung E.V., Munich, Germany).
An intermediate sheet is formed by a plurality of plastic film strips sandwiched between the inner and outer sheets.
Today, too few companies are aware that their plastic film scrap is not only an economic resource but a strategic one.
Large quantities of plastic film are used in the palletizing process to stabilize, secure and protect a range of products and goods.