Specific provisions for certain plastic materials and articles

Multi-layer materials and articles are those articles which are made out of at least two layers. The layers can be held together by glues or by different means; for instance, they can be created through co-expulsion. Two unique cases can be separated: those that are made just out of plastics or of plastics together with […]

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Plastic Food packaging

The two most authority mineral compliance any plastic corporation needs to know

The article takes aim to illustrate information regards on the list of two most authority regulations that have the most influential on minerals and plastic raw material industry. RoHS – the first most authority mineral compliance RoHS the UK Directive that stands for Restriction of Hazardous Substances (2011/65/EU) has officially launched from 1st July 2006, […]

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General arrangements of FCM Food Contact Material

General arrangements of FCM Food Contact Material

The Plastics Regulation applies to plastic materials and articles as set out in the extension. Plastic materials and articles incorporate the accompanying sorts of items: Plastic transitional materials (e.g. pitches and movies for the further change) and those which as of now have their last synthesis, yet at the same time require mechanical re-molding to […]

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REACH – the Regulation for Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals.

REACH Legislation On June 1, 2007, the EU and part conditions of the European Economic Area forced new directions for the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemical substances, usually alluded to as REACH. With an objective of better securing human well being and additionally the earth, REACH is the strictest law to date controlling […]

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RoHS and similar environmental regulatins around the world

RoHS – the Influence on Global Market

Worldwide markets require mindfulness and comprehension of several prerequisites from bundling and transportation to import and fare directions. For hardware unique gear makers (OEMs) and providers, there are included ecological prerequisites. These controls require OEMs, and by augmentation, their providers, to record the materials that the hardware and parts are reached amid the assembling stage. […]

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FCMs Chemicals sectors and intermediate materials Part 8

FCMs – Rubbers and elastomers Besides plastics, rubber plays a vital role in the plastics and rubber industry. Rubber falls into two broad types: natural rubber (latex from plants) and synthetic rubber synthesised using petrochemicals. Vulcanisation is often used as a chemical process by which the physical properties of natural or synthetic rubber are improved; […]

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Food Contact Materials Chemicals sectors and intermediate materials Part 7

Food Contact Materials for Regenerated cellulose Regenerated cellulose is manufactured by the conversion of natural cellulose to a soluble cellulosic derivative and subsequent regeneration, typically forming either a fibres or a film specially Alger, M., Polymer science dictionary (second edition, 1996). The raw materials used to manufacture regenerated cellulose casings are cellulose pulp, plasticisers, and […]

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FCMs Chemicals sectors

FCMs Chemicals sectors and intermediate materials Part Six

Metals and alloys Metals and alloys are used in a range of different FCM applications, from flexible packaging materials including multi material multilayers and containers to household cooking utensils such as saucepans and coffee pots, as well as in the industrial food processing sector. Different types of metal packaging include food and drink cans, drums […]

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FCMs Chemicals

FCM Chemicals sectors and intermediate materials – Part 4

Ceramics and enamel Ceramics are inorganic and non-metallic materials used to produce such items as bricks, and tiles and, as FCMs, in particular tableware, such as plates, dishes, cups, bowls, and jugs. Ceramics are generally made from mixtures of clay, earthen elements, powders and water shaped into desired forms. Once the ceramic has been shaped, […]

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Varnishes and coatings FCMs

FCMs Chemicals sectors and intermediate materials Part three

Continuing the previous chapter of FCMs Chemicals sectors and intermediate materials, the article will dig deeper into the vanishes, coating and wax with the detailed estimated annual turnover of different types of enterprises. Varnishes and coatings Varnishes and coatings are non-self-supporting layers composed of substances applied on another material or article in order to impart […]

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