Customized Specialty Laminates:
Essel's facilities in China and India work proficiently with their Creativity and Innovation teams customizing specialty laminates. Essel offers new web structures for aggressive products or simply provide a distinct visual element to the material. The R&D and graphics facilities are made available to all its customers for development and testing requirements. The modern R&D unit uses the most sophisticated equipment for testing and new product development. From aluminum barrier laminates to custom coloured plastic laminates, the variety of Essel web structures offers something special for every unique product.
Aluminum Barrier Laminates (ABL):
ABL tubes have an aluminum foil barrier, which provides superior light, air and moisture barrier along with reduced flavor absorption. The material density offers a more durable tube and allows for additional dispensing of the products contents. Pastes, ointments, creams and gels that typically dentifrice as well as over-the-counter and pharmaceutical products fare well in ABL tube packaging.
Plastic Barrier Laminates (PBL):
PBL structures are a good option for packaging that needs to maintain its form and shape. It presents a more cosmetic look and is environmentally friendly. Special barriers can be provided such as EVOH (Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol Polymer) to offer strong chemical resistance. Standard material is offered in white or natural (clear) but specialty custom colours can also be developed.
Speciality & Custom Materials:
A metallic, iridescent, holographic, soft touch or custom coloured material is sure to capture the customer’s attention by adding to the look and feel of a product. For aggressive or hard-to-hold formulations, Essel can customize relevant materials to suit any kind of need. Essel offers different barrier strengths and thicknesses in web stock to comply with various requirements (5 Layer Laminate Structures, Barrier Layer -either Aluminum foil or EVOH for Plastic laminate, Copolymer / Tie layer and Polyethylene)