Packaging films have many terms, acronyms, and abbreviations as well as several ways to work with weights and thicknesses. Here are handy conversion charts, glossaries, and calculation tables to help you understand the expansive language of packaging materials.
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The language of packaging film and flexible material is expansive. Here are lots of packaging terms and definitions for film materials.
Packaging film terms and names have many, many acronyms and abbreviations. Here are all the abbreviations we can think of for film materials.
Need to know the square inches per pound for LDPE? How about MDPE and HPDE? Here are a few charts to help you know how much film you are getting.
Need to know the square inches per pound of film? Here's a chart of several types of film with several film thicknesses.
Know the microns and need to know the film guage? Need to convert the guage to microns? Here's a handy conversion chart for hand wrap film and machine film.
Know the fraction and need to know the decimal? Know the millimeter and need to know the fraction? Here's a table with fractions, decimals, and millimeters to help you.
Know the grams and need to know the pounds? Know the inches and need to know the millimeters? Here's a chart with the multiplier to convert one unit to another.