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January 29, 2014

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Thermoplastic elastomers



A new group of thermoplastic elastomers said to offer excellent barrier properties is targeted at food/beverage applications, including beverage closures, flexible films for foods and medical uses demanding barrier integrity such as vial stoppers and IV-bag films. The key benefit cited is a barrier to oxygen and moisture-vapor transmission, with the possibility of a two- to five-times boost in shelf-life over conventional materials, the co. says.

GLS Corp., 800/457-8777.
www.glscorp.com

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