Coex or Coextruded - a
multilayer film or coating in which each distinct layer is formed by a simultaneous extrusion
of hot polymers through a single
Combination Run - A common image
remains throughout a print run; plate or color changes are made for different
design elements such as weight marks, UPC codes, ingredients etc. In flexographic printing line plates can be changed
but process color plates cannot.
LDPE or Low Density
Low cost Resin. LDPE film has good moisture barrier,
heat sealability, and strength.
LLDPE orLinear Low Density
LLDPE has the same
features as LDPE but is stronger
with better hot tack strength.
– The distance
across the opening of a bag. The bag width is always placed first in designating bag size
Lip – A flap of film extending beyond the opening of the bag.
Gusset – Folded film at the bottom or side of a bag that expands to increase bag capacity.
Freon Proof - Non-freon-proof adhesive closures can be sprayed with this chemical and the adhesive will crystallize and lose its adhesion, allowing undetectable tampering.