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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Today there are more than 18,000 grocery and retail stores that collect plastic film for recycling, and 90% of Americans have ready access to one of these locations.
com)-- The Town of Branford, CT now offers recycling for #2 and #4 plastic film materials including carryout bags, packaging, and bubble wrap.
Tenders are invited for 2,495 LF paint epoxy line 4" wide, 324 LF paint epoxy line 6" wide, 194 LF paint epoxy line 8" wide, 60 LF paint epoxy line 16" wide, 16 SF paint epoxy message, 17,655 LF F&I grooved plastic film 16" wide, 1,800 LF F&I grooved plastic film 6" wide, 6,100 LF F&I grooved plastic film 8" wide, 777 LF F&I grooved plastic film 16" wide, 381 LF F&I grooved plastic film 24" wide, 4,820 LF F&I grooved contrast film 7" wide, 1,400 SF F& I grooved plastic film message, 800 SF obliterate pavement markings.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists developed a new high-volume production method for hot embossing microscopic channel structures onto large areas of plastic film at a low cost for use, for example, in wearable technology and cosmetic applications.
The adoption of these materials, such as polyvinyl alcohol, polyanhydrides, and polylactic acid, by plastic film manufacturers will reduce the market shares of conventional plastic manufacturers.
The plastic film is optimally suited to advertising campaigns, in which large light-emitting surfaces can be used to draw significantly more attention than can be gained through mere printed graphics or e-ink-type black-and-white displays that do not emit light," says Raimo Korhonen, who heads up research for VTT.
Finland-based technical research centre, VTT, has developed a large-surface, light-emitting plastic film it says will expand the use of the technology to a wider range of applications from the traditional mobile phones and TV screens.
After partnering with premier film manufacturers, Multi-Plastics established itself as a leader in the slitting and converting of thin gauge plastic film in rolls or sheets supplying the envelope, carton, label, printing and packaging industries.
Guiding installations have been made on many different web processing lines such as printing presses, laminators, coating machines, slitters, plastic film extruders, plastic and paper bag machines, multi-wall tubers, envelope machines, packaging machines, etc.
The main objective of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of using unmodified plastic film as a novel wood adhesive in the plywood production, which is done to eliminate formaldehyde release during plywood production and use.
Demand for plastic film in the US is projected to grow 1.
A new type of compostable plastic film has been launched by Peterborough-based Paperfeel.