Topic: Plasma Surface modification technology. Pretreatment in the packaging industry. Improved surface wettability. Surface treatment. Plasma treatment on plastic films.

High degree of activation means new options in manufacturing and processing plastic packaging

The packaging industry can no longer get by without physical surface pretreatment. It’s become a necessary step in extruding plastic films and using non-polar materials such as polypropylene, polyethylene and recycled materials.
Openair® Plasma is an especially effective tool in providing this pretreatment. Plasma treatment is a key surface modification technology that is critical to manufacturing cost-effective and environmentally responsible advanced composite materials.

Plasma treatment for plastic packaging is extremely effective:

  • Openair® Plasma surface modification technologies can achieve plastic activation at the highest level. It is not unusual to reach surface tensions of more than 72 mN/m.
  • Extremely long-lasting plasma activation increases storage life and facilitates subsequent processing up to 12 months later.
  • New material composites are only possible using targeted surface functionalization with Openair® Plasma.
  • Openair® Plasma treatment ensures targeted, exclusively single-sided surface pretreatment of plastic films.

Plasmatreat North America Inc.
1480 Sandhill Dr., Unit 8,
Ancaster, ON L9G 4V5

Phone: +1 905 304-5200
Fax: +1 905 304-5260

Contact: Mr. Tim Smith

Plasmatreat USA, Inc
2541 Technology Drive, Suite 407
Elgin, IL 60124

Phone: +1 847-783-0622
Fax: +1 847-783-0991

Contact: Mr. Jeff Leighty

Plasmatreat USA, Inc
4th State, Inc.
1260 Elmer Street
Belmont, CA 94002

Phone: +1 650 596 1606
Fax: +1 650 596 1180

Contact: Mr. Wally Hansen

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