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Shrinkable thermoforming films for meat, fish, and poultry

Excellent product presentation, no drying out, extended shelf life, increased mechanical stability – adapa offers a broad range of shrinkable thermoforming films with ideally adapted barrier and sealing properties for meat, fish, and poultry. Transparent, dyed, or printed – our efficient solutions for shrink applications can be processed on all common packaging machines. Our extensive portfolio also includes products for heat and deep freeze applications.

Technical features

  • Gauges: 50 to 180 μm 
  • Sealing layer: PE and PP, sealable overlapping (VACUshrink)
  • With/without PVDC barrier: 
    • Dixie 3D ShrinkTop: 60 to 90 μm 
    • Dixie 3D ShrinkBase: 60 to 180 μm
  • With/without EVOH or PA barrier
    • VACUshrink F-FO top web: 50 to 80 μm
    • VACUshrink F-FL flowpack films: 50 to 70 μm
  • Pasteurisation applications and autoclavable versions
  • Product versions: transparent, dyed or printed (duplex using flexo print, up to 10 colours)

Applications:

  • Fresh meat 
  • Poultry
  • Fish and seafood
  • Pasteurisation and slow cooking applications

Benefits for converters

  • Economical and sustainable production using innovative extrusion technology (double bubble/triple bubble technology)
  • Barrier properties customized to individual product requirements 
  • Smooth processing on all state-of-the-art automatic packaging and shrinking lines at high output and minimum rejects 
  • Excellent product presentation thanks to 3D shrinkage (shrinking ratio up to 40 %) – high contact transparency and excellent gloss
  • High puncture resistance 
  • Excellent sealing properties also at contaminated sealing areas
  • Product protection: no drying out, avoidance of drip losses 

Benefits for consumers

  • Extended shelf life
  • Premium look (gloss and transparency)
  • No discolouration, no smells
  • Natural touch: direct contact strengthens the consumer’s confidence in the product and emphasizes the product quality

Our services

  • Application related consulting
  • Development of individual packaging solutions 
  • Converting / Finishing
  • Technical service on site
  • PackScience Center for tests and training

Request for further information

If you would like to find out more about this product and our services, please contact us directly at sales@adapa-group.com. Our friendly sales team looks forward to hearing from you and will gladly provide you with the personal support and information you require.