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PHARMA STRIP FOIL

PHARMACEUTICAL STRIP FOIL (LAMINATED )

Aluminum Strip foil is an outstanding barrier to humidity, mist and gases. It completely blocks the passage of light and entry of unwanted odours. Each Tablet is separately guarded.

Laminated foils can be offered both un-printed and printed strip foil as per customers requirements in Foil/LDPE and Foil/HSL formations.

These are extraordinary foils with common lamination of LDPE of 150 gauge or 35-37 micron on the aluminum foils. Employed for aluminum tablet packing as strips both side with printing

FOIL MATERIAL :

Soft fully annealed aluminium alloy AA 8011 / AA 1200 conforming to Aluminium Association specification.

Std Foil Gauge Options Tolerance ( +/-8% ) Min. Bursting Strength
0.025 mm +/- 0.002 mm 1.5 kg/sq. cm
0.030 mm +/- 0.0024 mm 1.9 kg/sq. cm
0.040 mm +/- 0.0032 mm 2.5 kg/sq. cm

SEALANT :

Colourless LDPE conforming to the applicable Government regulations regarding direct contact with medicines and drugs

Standard Polymer Gauge Nominal Tolerances ( +/- 15% )
Options GSM GSM
150 34.39 +/- 5.16
180 41.27 +/- 6.19
200 45.85 +/- 6.88
  • DENSITY OF LDPE: 0.917 g/ccPEEL STRENGTH OF LAMINATION: 200 g/15 mm min.
  • SEAL STRENGTH BET. TOP & BOTTOM FOIL: 450 g/15 mm min.
  • PRINTING AND LACQUER COATING: Printed as per wording, layout and endorsed by the Customer. For non-printed requirement, obvious Lacquer to be coated as a shielding coating and fine printability. Printing inks and lacquer coatings are competent to endure 180 deg. C for 1 sec. dwell time.
  • CONFIGURATION: Printed and Unprinted Pharma Foils are accessible in the reel forms. Unprinted pharma foils are also obtainable as Jumbo roll.
  • WINDING DIRECTION: Usually, printed or plain lacquer side is out in the finished reel.
  • CORE: Material options (a) Plastic (b) Aluminium (c) Card Board
  • SPLICES: Butt type made with 25 mm pressure sensitive tape.
  • REEL OUTER DIAMETER: 250 +/- 10 mm for slit material. 400 +/- 10 for Jumbos.
  • REEL WANDER: Within +/- 1 mm
  • REEL/WEB WIDTH: Plain : 45 mm to 1500 mm with a tolerance of +/- 0.5 mm.
  • JOINTS PER REEL: Maximum 2. Average less than 1.
  • PIN HOLES: Nil.
IDENTIFICATION: Each reel shall be identified with a sticker with Reel number, Specification, Net weight, Gross weight,
Operator name & Date manufacture.
PACKING: Pharma foils are packed in cardboard carton. Relevant makings are provided on each outer Package.
RECOMMENDED OPERATING
CONDITIONS:
Sealing temperature
Sealing pressure
Dwell time
: 130 to 150 deg. C
: 2.8 to 5.6 kg/sq. cm or 40 to 80 lbs/sq. inch
: 0.25 to 0.5 sec.
COVERING AREA OF 1 Kg FINISHED MATERIAL ( NOMINAL ) Gauge & Temper Foil Covering area in sq. mts/kg with 150 Gauge Polyethylene lamination
0.025 ( soft )
0.03 ( soft )
0.04 ( soft )
9.78
8.64
7.00
TABLE SHOWING THICKNESS TOLERANCES OF FOIL: Foil Gauge Thickness ( mm ) GSM
Min. (-8%) Nominal Max. (+8%) Min. (-8%) Nominal Max. (+8%)
0.025 mm 0.023 0.025 0.027 62.33 67.75 73.17
0.03 mm 0.028 0.030 0.032 74.80 81.30 87.80
0.04 mm 0.037 0.040 0.043 99.73 108.4 117.07
THICKNESS TOLERANCE OF POLYETHYLENE: Poly Gauge Thickness ( mm ) GSM
Min. (-15%) Nominal Max. (+15%) Min. (-15%) Nominal Max. (+15%)
150 0.0319 0.0375 0.0431 29.23 34.39 39.55
180 0.0383 0.045 0.0518 35.08 41.27 47.46
200 0.0425 0.05 0.0575 38.97 45.85 52.73
TEST CERTIFICATES: Test certificates giving the actual observed values of different parameters will accompany the supplies.

Notes :

  • Above mentioned specifications are standard specifications. We also offer custom-made specifications as per customers prerequisite i.e. diverse amalgamations of foil and LDPE (poly) / HSL (heat seal lacquer).
  • In case of Printed Designs, customer require to state unwinding direction and supply design / artwork of printed designs with colour scheme in soft or hard form..
  • Normal packing of the product is corrugated cartons / wooden case / Pallets etc. Customer to identify their packing requirements.