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Shrinkable thermoforming films for frozen food products

Extended shelf life, high mechanical stability, reliable protection against freezer burn – Schur Flexibles offers a broad range of shrinkable films with ideally adapted barrier and sealing properties for frozen food products. Transparent, dyed, or printed – our efficient shrink solutions can be processed on all common packaging machines.

Technical features

  • Gauges: 40 to 180 μm 
  • Sealing layer: PE and PP, sealable overlapping (VACUshrink)
  • With/without PVDC barrier: 
    • Dixie 3D ShrinkTop: 60 to 90 μm 
    • Dixie 3D ShrinkBase: 60 to 180 μm
  • With/without EVOH or PA barrier
    • VACUshrink F-FO tob web: 40 to 80 μm
    • VACUshrink F-FL flowpack films: 40 to 70 μm
  • Pasteurisation applications and autoclavable versions
  • Product versions: transparent, dyed or printed (duplex using flexo print, up to 10 colours)

Benefits for converters

  • Economical and sustainable production using innovative extrusion technology (double bubble/triple bubble technology)
  • Scalable Barrier properties customized to individual product requirements 
  • Individual sizes, shapes, and sealings possible 
  • Efficient processing on all state-of-the-art automatic thermoforming and shrinking lines - high output and minimum rejects
  • Excellent product presentation thanks to 3D shrinkage (shrinking ratio up to 40 %) – high contact transparency and excellent gloss
  • High puncture resistance 
  • Excellent sealing properties also at contaminated sealing areas
  • Product protection: no drying out, avoidance of drip losses 

Benefits for consumers

  • Extended shelf life
  • High stability and rigidity, protection against freezer burn
  • Handling protection

Our services

  • Application related consulting
  • Development of individual packaging solutions 
  • Converting / Finishing
  • Technical service on site
  • PackScience Center for tests and training 

Request for further information

If you would like to find out more about this product and our services, please contact us directly at sales@schurflexibles.com. Our friendly sales team looks forward to hearing from you and will gladly provide you with the personal support and information you require.