Pharmaceutical Strip Foil

 

Specification

1. Soft Aluminium Foil one side primer coat for printing and other side laminated with LDPE film. 2. Soft Aluminium Foil one side printed and other side laminated with LDPE film.

Application

1. The LDPE laminated soft pharmaceutical strip foil is suitable for packing the tablet, and capsules (Both side strip foil and in center tablet or capsules).

2. Suitable for Lidding Foil in certain cases.

3. Any other use with the consent of manufacturer.

Structure.       1. Primer/Alu.Foil/LDPE Film - Plain

2. Printing/primer/ Alu.Foil/ LDPE Film - Printed

Compliances The product is fully compliant to the tests of FDA, REACH, RoHS and anti-microbiological

Detail Description of the product

Foil Rolled from Aluminum Alloy - AA 8011 grade imported foil stock conforming to ICH Q3D Schedule, Rolled with FDA approved consumables and international guidelines on Health and Safety.

Standard Foil Gauge (mm)

Tolerance Limit (±8%)

0.025

± 0.0020

0.030

± 0.0024

0.040

± 0.0032

Tolerances of Foil Gauge and Unit Weight:

 

Foil Gauge mm

Thickness mm (±8%)

Unit Weight g/sq.mtr. (±8%)

Lower Value

Standard Value

Upper Value

Lower Value

Standard Value

Upper Value

0.025

0.0230

0.025

0.0270

62.33

67.75

73.17

0.030

0.0276

0.030

0.0324

74.80

81.30

87.80

0.040

0.0368

0.040

0.0432

99.72

104.4

117.07

 

Mechanical Properties.

 

Foil Gauge (mm)

 

Surface

 

Temper

Bursting Strength (Kg/sq.cm)

Pin Holes (Nos./sq.mtr)

0.025mm

Matt /Bright

Soft

1.5 Min.

0.4

0.030mm

Matt /Bright

Soft

2.3 Min.

NIL

0.040mm

Matt /Bright

Soft

2.8 Min

NIL

LDPE Film

Low density polyethylene film is made in monolayer from 100 % virgin grade raw material with MFI of 6 to 8 and through autoclave (low pressure) process without any mix up. It is clear, transparent and treated for perfect lamination.

Tolerance of LDPE Film thickness and Unit Weight g/sq.mtr.

 

LDPE Gauge

Thickness Tolerance (mic.) (±10%)

Unit Weight g/sq.mtr. (±10%)

Lower

STD

Upper

Lower

STD

Upper

150

33.8

37.6

41.40

31.17

34.64

38.10

180

40.0

45.10

49.60

37.41

41.57

45.75

Combined unit Weight (Alu foil + LDPE) and Yield (Sq meter per Kg of laminated foil)

 

Type of Laminates

Combined Unit Weight (Alu Foil + LDPE) Grams / Sq mtr of laminated foil

Yield -Standard

Lower

STD

Upper

Sq Mtrs./Kg

0.025mm Foil+ 150 Gauge LDPE Film

93.5

102.39

111.27

9.76

0.03mm Foil + 150 Gauge LDPE Film

105.96

115.94

125.9

8.62

0.04mm Foil + 150 Gauge LDPE Film

130.89

143.04

155.17

6.99

0.025mm Foil+ 180 Gauge LDPE Film

99.74

109.32

118.89

9.14

 

0.03mm Foil + 180 Gauge LDPE Film

 

112.2

 

122.87

 

133.52

 

8.13

 

0.04mm Foil + 180 Gauge LDPE Film

 

137.13

 

149.97

 

162.79

 

6.67

Recommended Operating Condition

Peeling Strength (Bond strength between Foil & LDPE)

250 gms/15 mm (Min.)

Sealing Strength (Bond Strength between LDPE to LDPE)

550 gms/15 mm (Min.)

Sealing Temperature

180° C

Sealing Pressure

3.0 to 6.0 bar

Dwell Time

0.5 Sec

Primer

A thin layer of de-waxed shellac or is applied to de-grease the foil and promote adhesion with printing ink.

Printing

Printing Surface

On Primer side

Design

As per customer’s approved artwork and design.

Colors

Up to 8 Col on Primer side

Length Register

± 0.3 mm

 

Ink Adhesion and Stability

No peel off or breakage by scotch pull test or under sealing condition.

Finishing

Reel Width

As required within 960 mm

Reel wandering

± 0.5 mm edge wandering

Width Tolerance

±1mm

Outside Diameter

Slit Reel – 350 & Jumbo 400 mm

 

Core & Inside Diameter

Cardboard, Aluminium and PVC 76 mm ID suitable for shafts and pneumatic mandrel

 

Joints

With red / brown colored BOPP tape with flap (max 2 per reel.)

Packing and Labeling

Mode of Packing

Sea Worthy Packing

Labeling

Each Reel / Jumbo Roll is identified with a sticker, which is pasted inside the core and has got following information: -

 

Specification/ Gauge/ Width/ Lot No./ Operator No./ Date/ Set No./ Machine name/ No. of Joints.

Test Certificate:      The test certificates provided on observed values with standard parameters or mutually agreed format.

►Above-mentioned specifications are for general guideline only and can be changed as part of continuous improvement programme.

► The final product specification will be made as per customer requirement