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We introduce you to the history of food packaging aluminum foil
Jun 20, 2017

We introduce you to the history of food packaging aluminum foil

Aluminum foil has a series of good performance, its application range is very wide, of which the largest demand for packaging aluminum.


China's food industry is in an important period of vigorous development, the emergence of aluminum in food packaging greatly improved the level of food processing, speed up the modernization of people's food life. In developed countries, food and beverage are mainly used in flexible packaging, while China's flexible packaging development is lagging behind. Aluminum foil in the food packaging applications are mainly two: one is aluminum or aluminum paper composite packaging; the other is aluminum-plastic multi-layer composite packaging. China's demand for aluminum foil is about 30,000 tons / year. From the market trend of development, fresh agricultural products and natural food will be an important development of aluminum packaging market in China.

Used in food packaging aluminum foil has some special requirements, the packaging can be sealed after opening, and to have a heating, preservation, anti-corrosion and moisture-proof characteristics. In meeting these characteristics, aluminum foil has become the first choice for food packaging materials. In addition, according to foreign statistics can achieve about 70% of the recovery rate of packaging products. The raw materials for aluminum foil for food packaging are mainly 1 series, 3 series and 8 series products, which mainly include 1060 aluminum foil, 1100 aluminum foil, 3003 aluminum foil, 8011 aluminum foil, 8021 aluminum foil and so on. According to the needs of the packaged food to choose the hardness of the alloy, that is, alloy state, commonly used in the state H14, H16 and H18 these three.


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