Historical Stretch Film Industry Gage Chart

Historical Stretch Film Industry Gage Chart

1975: 125 gauge made from PVC

1977: 115 gauge made from LDPE

1980: The first revolution, Mobil introduces 90 gauge X film, three-layer cast, co- extruded film made from LLDPE

1985: Mobil produces 80 gauge from LLDPE which becomes the industry standard

2000: The second revolution: Pinnacle Films introduces Apex  cast, co-extruded film made from mLLDPE; 63 gauge becomes the new industry standard.

2009:  All Apex films are now NanoLayer™

 

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