PET in der verpackung: Perspektiven und grenzen

Translated title of the contribution: PET in packaging: Prospects and limitations

H. C. Langowski, F. Welle

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle


The emerging trends in the use of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) as plastic packaging material for bottles, containers, and thermoforming films was discussed. High temperature resistant films, laminates based on aluminium metallized PET, polymeric barrier coatings and oxygen barrier coatings were the new introductions. PET recycling was forming an important topic for research and included a plan for bottle-to bottle recycling.

Translated title of the contributionPET in packaging: Prospects and limitations
Original languageGerman
Specialist publicationKunststoffe Plast Europe
StatePublished - Aug 2001
Externally publishedYes


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