PETG for Crystal Clear, Impact-Resistant Packaging

Posted by Rob Helmke | Tuesday, August 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polyethylene terephthalate glycol (PETG) are two similar acronyms representing two very distinct materials. Both of these substances comprise plastics commonly used in the pharmaceutical packaging industry, but their differences in chemical compositions — that is, the addition of glycol — gives PETG more favorable characteristics for highly sensitive packaging applications.

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