Total has collaborated along the value chain to demonstrate a 11-layer high performance barrier for packaging. Using Total Lumicene PE on Hosokawa Alpine’s blown film line at the recent K show, it exhibited a barrier film with superior toughness that is suitable for food preservation applications. The Total resin formulation boosts the water vapour barrier, which protects the gas barrier block and increases down-gauging potential, providing good optics and fast sealing.

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