FreshCast™ XC-8 is a non-oriented coextruded polyethylene based film produced by a flat die, chill roll process. It is used for breathable packaging of fresh-cut vegetables.
FreshCast™ XC-8’s modified barrier properties make it the perfect choice for packing fresh cut vegetables and ready made salads.
FreshCast™ XC-8 features exceptional tear and impact resistance combined with outstanding sealing properties.
FreshCast™ XC-8 has superior transparency and gloss over PE film for a perfect product look and feel.
FreshCast™ XC-8 can be used in deep-freezing applications up to -18ºC (-0.4ºF).
Features and Benefits:
Easy handling – FreshCast™ XC-8’s exceptional mechanical properties and excellent sealing properties make it ideal for using on VFFS machines with both lap seal and fin seal.
Optical Clarity – based on a special polyethylene grade, FreshCast™ XC-8 features high transparency, high gloss, and high smoothness.
Durability – FreshCast™ XC-8’s film strength and impact resistance make it ideal for processing, transporting and display of the Produce.
Compliance – FreshCast™ XC-8 complies with the USA FDA 21 CFR part 175.300 (c) and EU Regulation 10/2011 as amended for food contact.
Printability – FreshCast™ XC-8 film and bags are offered transparent, tinted and printed up to 10 colors.
Form factor – FreshCast™ XC-8 is offered as bags in various shapes and sizes or roll stock from 8 inches (200mm) to 48 inches (1220mm) – macroperforated and microperforated.