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General packaging

Product packaging design, printing and manufacturing.

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process inks

Packaging; General packaging

For high reproduction illustrations by halftone color separation process. Colors are: yellow, magenta, cyan, with or without black.


Packaging; General packaging

For paper, a unit of thickness equaling 1/1000 inch. For typesetting, a unit of height equalling 1/72 inch. Alt: Normally used to measure type size or fractions of a pica for the design process.

blow moulding

Packaging; General packaging

Formation of a bottle from a molten plastic tube by blowing air into the mass, forcing the material to follow the shape of the mould.

rigid plastic packaging

Packaging; General packaging

Freestanding plastic bottles and plastic fittings. The main raw materials used are PET, HDPE and PP.

cast film

Packaging; General packaging

Generally refers to films made by coating, or casting, a solution of a film former on an endless belt, drying the solvents, stripping the film from the belt and winding it up. Polyethylene cast film ...

tubular film

Packaging; General packaging

Generally used to mean polyethylene tubular film - produced by extruding the molten polyethylene in the form of a tube through a round die, cooling the plastic, flattening the tube so formed by means ...


Packaging; General packaging

Generally used to refer to the open portions of small type and half tones filled by ink.

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