Apex Barrier Tube Film
Available from ProAmpac
Apex 7862 Barrier Tube is a new film product that can be formed into an easy-to-seal, easy-to-open, single or sample-use tube package for a wide variety of healthcare, personal product and consumer applications.
Developed initially for single-use personal care product applications, the Apex Barrier Tube (BT) film can be utilized by packagers for a wide variety of sample tube and single-use tube applications that require superior barrier properties for oxygen. Ampac Flexibles’ Apex BT film is a 7- or 9-layer coextruded film produced at the company’s Performance Films business in Cincinnati, OH. This new film brings to the market an excellent solution for unit-of-dose manufacturers who need a durable, heat-sealable, barrier film for a wide assortment of applications.
Ampac Flexibles’ Apex BT film features a custom-blended 7- or 9-layer coextruded structure that provides excellent oxygen transmission rates (OTR) and can be surface treated for printing or lamination. The sealant technology does not require radio frequency (RF) sealing, but has been designed with a broad seal range providing exceptional seal strength and durability for tube applications. Overall, the structure is a lower cost, high-quality, easy-to-manage film that allows manufacturers to create a wide range of tube sizes and shapes.