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Poly Roll Stock & High Quality Custom Die Cutting Services

Glossary - Belcorr Packaging (2005) Inc.

Grades of Material

Virgin / FDA: Premium material FDA/CFIA approved.

Off Spec: Virgin material that does not meet the CFIA/FDA criteria.

Utility/Repro: Material will contain recycled materials.

Types of Poly

Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE): The oldest type of polyethylene. A soft, tough and flexible polyethylene. Clarity of LDPE is good.

High Density Polyethylene (HDPE): This is the sturdiest and most inflexible type of poly. Its increased barrier properties are used for improved freshness. Frosted/cloudy appearance to this bag decreases its clarity.

Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE): It has some features from both of the previous-mentioned types. Both flexible and sturdy products are made from it. LLDPE is extremely tough and inflexible.

Cast Polypropylene (CPP): CPP is crystal clear and has a crisp appearance to it. Polypropylene is normally tough and flexible. Ideal for the retail industry.

Mil: The unit of measure used to in the plastic industry to determine the gauge/thickness of material.

Bag Types

Plain Flat Poly Bag: 8inch x 12inch
Plain Flat Poly Bag: 8inch x 12inch
Side Gussetted Poly Bag: 8inch x 4inch x 12inch
Side Gussetted Poly Bag: 8inch x 4inch x 12inch
Flat Bag with Lip: 8inch x 12inch + 1.5inch Lip
Flat Bag with Lip: 8inch x 12inch + 1.5inch Lip
Flat Bag with Lip: 8inch x 12inch + 1.5inch Wicket Lip
Flat Bag with Lip: 8inch x 12inch + 1.5inch Wicket Lip
Reclosable/Zipper Poly Bag: 8inch x 12inch + 1.5inch Zipper Lip
Reclosable/Zipper Poly Bag: 8inch x 12inch + 1.5inch Zipper Lip
PTO Rolls (Preforated Tear Off Rolls): 8inch x 12inch
PTO Rolls (Preforated Tear Off Rolls): 8inch x 12inch
T-Shirt Poly Bag - Shopping Bag: 10inch x 6inch x 21inch
T-Shirt Poly Bag - Shopping Bag: 10inch x 6inch x 21inch
Fold Over Die Cut Handle: 8inch x 12inch + 3inch FODC (Fold Over Die Cut Handle)
Fold Over Die Cut Handle: 8inch x 12inch + 3inch FODC (Fold Over Die Cut Handle)
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