The differences of stand up pouch food bags made from co-extruded and laminated film In order to increase the convenient features of product handling and storing, stand up pouch packaging is one such way that makes the packaging of food products and beverage both safe and easy. Stand up pouches...
The differences of stand up pouch food bags made from co-extruded and laminated film
In order to increase the convenient features of product handling and storing, stand up pouch packaging is one such way that makes the packaging of food products and beverage both safe and easy. Stand up pouches provides more flexible space than tin and boxes. Unlike tin cans and cardboard boxes that have a rigid form,the air left in the spare space can be squeezed out by rolling the flexible pouches to keep an relatively low oxygen content. Many food manufacturer choose the stand up pouches packaging because the food in stand up pouches
are easy to store and handle. Thanks to less space occupancy and light weight, the storage and transportation cost is greatly reduced. Supouch can offer a broad line of flexible pouches for almost unlimited packaging options.
The customer to use flexible pouches may be confused by the various material combinations of plastics: VMPET, BOPP, CPP, LLDPE, PA , and non-plastic material such as Kraft paper and foil. According to the film to be converted, stand up pouches can be divided into two categories based on two different film manufacture processes as co extruded and laminated bags. Their difference lies in the binding agent to make the different substrates together.
The film made of co-extrusion can have 2/3/4 even up to 9 layers together depending on the packaging needs. normally, there are two methods of co extrusion: casting and blowing. Adhesive is not needed for co extrusion. The advantages for co extrusion are as below:
Co extrusion are faster than lamination
Co extruded film are thinner than laminated film
Lower the price especially for large quantity order for bland stock or surface printed bags.
The films made of lamination ofen have 2/3/4/5 layers with the adhesive as binding agent. It's ofen used for small order or if it need aluminium foil, kraft paper, VMPET, VMOPP, Kpet, KOPP, KNY, SiOx coated film as substrates that can not be used for co extrusion. These special films provide excellent chemical resistance and reverse printing options especially suitable for food packaging.
Supouch have a wide range of flexible pouches made from co extruded and laminated film:
Stand up pouches
side gusset bags
block bottom pouch
Flat pouch - 3 side seal or pillow pouch
Flexible pouches use less packaging materials by 30% as compared with box and tin cans, also it can be customized with logo, size and shape for food and non food industry. The shaped stand up pouches can be made in accordance with the function and appearance of the product. The spouted stand up pouches have a seperate spout for pouring or squeezing out the content based on the function requirement. Supouch can provide other add-ons parts to increase the end user convenience such as laser scorching line , hang holes, resealable ziper, valve, retortable zipper, etc.
It's mainly the food and beverages companies that are the end users of the stand up pouches. The rising generation have modified life styles that are adapted to the fast paced life. It has created more demand for packaged food products over the last several years and this need is sure to increase for the upcoming years, which will be an incentive to food manufacturer for stand up pouch packaging. The food and beverages industry are proven to have the highest market share for stand up pouches. It is estimated that the need for stand up pouch will maintain a high level of demand with the increasing competition in the snack food market.
With the explainations above , we hope that your first adventure into stand up pouch food packaging will be much easier. Any problem, welcome to contact us.
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