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  • Reply to: VCI - Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor: A need for secured packaging

    What is VCI? VCI - Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor VCI provides anti-corrosive metal protection to address the corrosive nature of ferrous and non-ferrous metal products. A unique multi-metallic VCI concentrate for plastic and paper application. VCI is the environmentally preferred corrosion protection for metal components. VCI master batch can be blended with many polyethylene resins (LLDPE/LDPE/HDPE/PP) to form a broad range of anti-corrosion packaging systems.  Kraft paper can also be used as the carrier for VCI. Why to Use VCI? Worldwide corrosion costs industry and manufacturing approximately US $1.8 Trillion annually. VCI protects against corrosion and other environmental variables that are directly responsible for loss due to corrosion attack.

    • It provides effective corrosion protection to a wide range of metal types
    • Its versatility allows it to be used in a wide range of polymer systems and many fields
    • VCI films provide protection against moisture
    • VCI is clean, very easy to use and handle
    • VCI films allow for visual inspection of product without unwrapping
    • VCI reduces the need for additional oils, greases and desiccants
    • Vapors penetrate recessed inaccessible areas
    • Once unpacked the metals do not require additional cleaning or degreasing treatments
    • Numerous benefits result in reduced labor costs

    Corrosion

    • Corrosion is the deterioration of a material undergoes as a result of its interaction with its surroundings. Although this definition is applicable to any type of material, it is usually reserved for metallic (ferrous and non ferrous) alloys. Corrosion processes not only influence the chemical properties of a metal but also generate changes in its physical properties and its mechanical behavior.
    • Corrosion is the electrochemical reaction between a material, usually a metal, and its environment that produces a deterioration of the material and its properties.
    • Corrosion is the oxidation of metals in the presence of water or water vapor etc. Corrosion results in tarnish, pitting, and flaking

    Cost of Corrosion

    • A recent estimate of the worldwide direct cost of corrosion – for prevention as well as repair and replacement – exceeded $1.8 trillion.
    • India loses $40 billion* a year due to corrosion in infrastructure and industries segments - about 4 % of the size of the total economy *Ref. Press Trust of India New Delhi, Oct 2014

    Fighting Corrosion With VCI

    • Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors work by diffusing corrosion inhibiting molecules from a source (packaging film or paper for example) to metal surfaces.
    • These molecules settle on metal surfaces and form a protective corrosion inhibiting layer that inhibits the electro-chemical reactions that cause corrosion to form.
    • An estimated 25 to 30 % of the annual cost of corrosion can now be avoided if optimum corrosion management practices are employed i.e. VCI packaging.
    • VCI is one of the most cost effective versatile tools fighting corrosion.

    How Does VCI Work?VCI works When VCI is incorporated into a polymer system or Kraft paper, the finished product offers corrosion protection by releasing vapors which form a monomolecular protective layer on the surface of the metal component to be protected. This protective layer remains until the package is opened and then evaporates leaving a clean metal surface that is free of corrosion. VCI Protection is a Function of:

    • Which metals are in need of protection?
    • Corrosion inhibiting chemicals used and their effectiveness on the metals.
    • Ratio of chemicals in the formulation.
    • Amount of VCI in the paper or in the film.
    • Water solubility and the effectiveness of the corrosion inhibitor in presents of moisture and/or high humidity.
    • The overall packaging design and the conditions expected during packaging, shipping and storing.

    VCI Applications Automotive                        Engineering                Defense                Metal Mills       VCI automotiveVCI engineeringVCI defenceVCI metal mills Electricals and Electronics VCI electronicsVCI others Note: Pictures are randomly taken from Google, thank you Google! Author - Mercy P. Bulsari Mercy Bulsari Polymer Technologist Member- International Committee, Plast India Foundation Member – Indian Plastics Institute (IPI) Email: mbulsari5@gmail.com Phone: +91-740 559 1482 (Cell)

    Hey chhavi,
    Thank you for sharing such wonderful information,
    After reading your post I thought your points absolutely right and you have clearly explained how detail Vapour Corrosion Inhibitor works and its uses but I would like to suggest only one thing that best Corrosion inhibitors for steel we will get in Harita NTI just visit this site for more details http://haritantiindia.com/

  • Reply to: Flexible Printed Electronics For Smart Packaging

    The interest is increasingly high in adding electronics to everyday items including the wearables space, smart packaging and smart labels

    Really a great article.
    This will really help to enhance my study on the printed electronics technology.
    I have been doing some research on the same and find this website that provided free samples, please go through it once:
    http://www.occamsresearch.com/printed-electronics-market

  • Reply to: VCI - Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor: A need for secured packaging

    What is VCI? VCI - Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor VCI provides anti-corrosive metal protection to address the corrosive nature of ferrous and non-ferrous metal products. A unique multi-metallic VCI concentrate for plastic and paper application. VCI is the environmentally preferred corrosion protection for metal components. VCI master batch can be blended with many polyethylene resins (LLDPE/LDPE/HDPE/PP) to form a broad range of anti-corrosion packaging systems.  Kraft paper can also be used as the carrier for VCI. Why to Use VCI? Worldwide corrosion costs industry and manufacturing approximately US $1.8 Trillion annually. VCI protects against corrosion and other environmental variables that are directly responsible for loss due to corrosion attack.

    • It provides effective corrosion protection to a wide range of metal types
    • Its versatility allows it to be used in a wide range of polymer systems and many fields
    • VCI films provide protection against moisture
    • VCI is clean, very easy to use and handle
    • VCI films allow for visual inspection of product without unwrapping
    • VCI reduces the need for additional oils, greases and desiccants
    • Vapors penetrate recessed inaccessible areas
    • Once unpacked the metals do not require additional cleaning or degreasing treatments
    • Numerous benefits result in reduced labor costs

    Corrosion

    • Corrosion is the deterioration of a material undergoes as a result of its interaction with its surroundings. Although this definition is applicable to any type of material, it is usually reserved for metallic (ferrous and non ferrous) alloys. Corrosion processes not only influence the chemical properties of a metal but also generate changes in its physical properties and its mechanical behavior.
    • Corrosion is the electrochemical reaction between a material, usually a metal, and its environment that produces a deterioration of the material and its properties.
    • Corrosion is the oxidation of metals in the presence of water or water vapor etc. Corrosion results in tarnish, pitting, and flaking

    Cost of Corrosion

    • A recent estimate of the worldwide direct cost of corrosion – for prevention as well as repair and replacement – exceeded $1.8 trillion.
    • India loses $40 billion* a year due to corrosion in infrastructure and industries segments - about 4 % of the size of the total economy *Ref. Press Trust of India New Delhi, Oct 2014

    Fighting Corrosion With VCI

    • Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors work by diffusing corrosion inhibiting molecules from a source (packaging film or paper for example) to metal surfaces.
    • These molecules settle on metal surfaces and form a protective corrosion inhibiting layer that inhibits the electro-chemical reactions that cause corrosion to form.
    • An estimated 25 to 30 % of the annual cost of corrosion can now be avoided if optimum corrosion management practices are employed i.e. VCI packaging.
    • VCI is one of the most cost effective versatile tools fighting corrosion.

    How Does VCI Work?VCI works When VCI is incorporated into a polymer system or Kraft paper, the finished product offers corrosion protection by releasing vapors which form a monomolecular protective layer on the surface of the metal component to be protected. This protective layer remains until the package is opened and then evaporates leaving a clean metal surface that is free of corrosion. VCI Protection is a Function of:

    • Which metals are in need of protection?
    • Corrosion inhibiting chemicals used and their effectiveness on the metals.
    • Ratio of chemicals in the formulation.
    • Amount of VCI in the paper or in the film.
    • Water solubility and the effectiveness of the corrosion inhibitor in presents of moisture and/or high humidity.
    • The overall packaging design and the conditions expected during packaging, shipping and storing.

    VCI Applications Automotive                        Engineering                Defense                Metal Mills       VCI automotiveVCI engineeringVCI defenceVCI metal mills Electricals and Electronics VCI electronicsVCI others Note: Pictures are randomly taken from Google, thank you Google! Author - Mercy P. Bulsari Mercy Bulsari Polymer Technologist Member- International Committee, Plast India Foundation Member – Indian Plastics Institute (IPI) Email: mbulsari5@gmail.com Phone: +91-740 559 1482 (Cell)

    Hey chhavi,

    Thank you for sharing such wonderful information,
    After reading your post I thought your points absolutely right and you have clearly explained how detail Vapour Corrosion Inhibitor works and its uses but I would like to suggest only one thing that best VCI material we will get in Harita NTI just visit this site for more details "http://haritantiindia.com/"

  • Reply to: Chaayos: What an experience with teas

    Yesterday afternoon I got a surprise in office when I was suddenly served warm tea on my desk. You will be thinking so what was so great that I was surprised? Simple reason, it was a traditional tea that we find on roadside corner tea stalls that we all love in hard day's work but we hardly get such ready tea in our sophisticated offices. The reason is simple, if we order from roadside corner then hygiene is an issue. So this was something that came in the area new and experimented by our Kanpur boy Rohit.

    This is the traditional tea prepared by Chaayos hygienically and packed in stand up pouches with spouts. Later on that spouted pouch is put into a kind of cost effective insulated box of micro fluted carton having a spout popping out with simple easy to carry & easy to pour handle. Chaayo-flask Interestingly this came in easy to carry brown bags with 4 numbers of earthern pots: the traditional way of having tea and that is also environment friendly. I loved the tea and was proud to be a packaging technologist as this happened only because of packaging that someone could implement his nice idea.

    I wish all the success to #chaayos Its name is also nice as I guess it comes from Indian name Chai for tea.

     

    Now a similar pack is readily available online in low MOQ  at store.packagingconnections.com

     

    For quality evaluation, please order one sample online

    To know more please contact:

    Radhika 

    email id: radhika.rewri@packagingconnections.com

     

    Contact no: 0124-49-65-779


     

    Thanks for sharing with us this information

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