APET Film Overview


APET Film Overview

What is APET?
APET (Amorphous-polyethylene terephthalate) is a thermal plastic and part of the polyester product family. It provides unsurpassed gloss and transparency for the ultimate in product visibility. APET is utilized in a broad range of applications, including vacuum forming, food and non-food packaging, folding and set-up boxes, stationery, as well as printing and graphics.

Properties and Benefits
Excellent Transparency and Gloss
Gas and Water Barrier Properties
Non-Toxic and Odor-Free
Chemical and Grease Resistance
Toughness, Stiffness and Impact Strength
Deep Forming Capabilities
Gamma Ray Sterilization Resistance

A-PET sheeting is available in thicknesses ranging from 8 mils to 45 mils.

A-PET is non-toxic, 100% recyclable, and environmentally friendly. If incinerated, A-PET combusts completely, creating only water and carbon dioxide.

The Granwell Products Advantage
Granwell’s strategic partnership with the Formosa Plastics Group of Taiwan provides our customers with access to world-class polyester film technology and manufacturing capabilities, a complete range of A-PET grades, and the most competitive market pricing available.