EcoLam

The first of three barrier degrees in the EcoLam family.

Application areas

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Filling processes

Hot fill

Cold fill

Ambient fill

Aseptic

Heat pasteurisation

Dairy

Cheese

Milk products

Ice cream & frozen yogurt

Butter wrap

HPC

Detergent

Liquid soap

Food

Salt

Sugar

Confectionery

 

Top 3 reasons on why

you should use EcoLam

EcoLam is one of the products in the monopolymer EcoLam Family based on PE. Due to EcoLam’s special structure it has many advantages that are demanded in a modern world.

  • Mono-PE laminate applicable in a broad variety of packaging applications
  • Fully recyclable
  • Feel good factor to the consumer from purchasing a recyclable packaging product

Sustainability

of EcoLam

The recycling path of PE is well-established and there is and end-market for the recyclate (PCR)

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Certified by Cyclos HTP (Institute European Certification for Recyclability)  and CIPET (Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology India)

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Approximately 32% carbon footprint reduction (OPE 20 vs. PET 12)

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Fully recyclable due to mono-material structure

Technical Details

of EcoLam

Structure: oPE/PE

Barrier properties: Good barrier to water vapor

WVTR (38 ºC, 90% RH)     < 6  [g/(m²·day)]

Printability: Printable by rotogravure, flexo, digital; Reverse and Face-side

Lamination: Extrusion, solvent-based / solvent-free adhesive

Recyclability: Recyclable

Optical properties: High optical clarity, excellent transparency and available in white and gloss or matt versions

Thermal resistance: Enhanced thermal resistance of outer surfacer, one side heat sealable (low temperature)

Comparison

of EcoLam Family

EcoLam

EcoLamPlus

EcoLamHighPlus

Structure oPE/PE Barrier oPE/PE

 

oPE/met barrier oPE/PE

Barrier Good barrier to water vapor High barrier to oxygen and water vapor, effective barrier to MOSH/MOAH Excellent barrier to oxygen and water vapor, effective barrier to MOSH/MOAH
OTR (23 ºC, 75 % RH)  Less than 5000 <2 <0.05
WVTR       (38 ºC, 90% RH) <6 <6 <0.2
Recyclability Recyclable Recyclable Recyclable
Thermal resistance Enhanced thermal resistance of outer surface Enhanced thermal resistance of outer surface Enhanced thermal resistance of outer surface
Printability Rotogravure, Flexo, Digital; Reverse and Face-side Rotogravure, Flexo, Digital; Reverse and Face-side Flexo, Digital; Reverse and Face-side
Optical properties Transparent / White and Gloss / Matt Transparent / White and Gloss / Matt Metallized / White and Gloss / Matt
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