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Conta-Pack Pty Ltd

Brisbane
Phone: (07) 3333 2281
Fax: (07) 3889 3624
Sales
sales@contapack.com.au
Melbourne
Phone: (03) 8682 8604
Sydney
Phone: (02) 9011 6222

Email Orders/Enquirys

sales@contapack.com.au

Please provide your full delivery address with post code. (No P.O. Boxes) Contact name/Company name and Contact phone number.

Storage of Bottles and Closures.

All Bottles, Jars and Closures must be stored in a cool dry location out of direct sunlight.

PET Bottles And Jars.

With respect to PET Bottles and Jars - they are particularly susceptible to heat and sunlight and particular care should be taken. PET bottles and Jars exhibit particular tell tale faults if stored incorrectly.

Highly Alkaline Products and PET

Products with a PH over 8.5 should not be used with PET as PET will stress crack and leak.

Aromatic Solvents and Hydrocarbon Solvents

Products which have Aromatic Solvents and Hydrocarbon Solvents may benefit from flouro treatment.

Properties of Resin

 

Polyethylene

Polyethylene

Polypropylene

Polyvinyl Chloride

Polyethylene Terephthalate

Polyethylene Terephthalate

Properties

HDPE

LDPE

PP

PVC

PET

PETG

Clarity

Translucent

Translucent

Translucent

Clear

Clear

Clear

Rigidly/Stiffness

Moderate

Low

Moderate to High

Moderate to High

Moderate to High

Moderate to High

Impact Resistance

Good to Excellent

Excellent

Poor to Good

Fair to Good

Good to Excellent

Good

Low Temp Impact Res

Good to Excellent

Excellent

Poor to Fair

Poor to Fair

Fair to Good

Poor

Resistance to Stress Crack

Good to Excellent

Good

Good to Excellent

Good to Excellent

Good to Excellent

Good

Moisture Barrier

Good to Excellent

Good

Good to Excellent

Fair

Fair to Good

Fair to Good

Oxygen Barrier

Poor

Poor

Poor

Good

Good

Good

Scuff Resistance

Very Good

Very Good

Very Good

Poor to Fair

Poor to Fair

Poor to Fair

Resistance to

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acids

Fair to Very Good

Fair to Very Good

Fair to Good

Good to Excellent

Fair to Good

Fair to Good

Alcohols

Good

Good

Good

Good to Very  Good

Good

Good

Alkalis

Good to Very Good

Good to Very Good

Very Good

Good to Very Good

Poor to Fair

Poor to Fair

Mineral oil

Fair

Poor to Fair

Fair

Good

Good

Good

Solvents

Poor to Fair

Poor to Fair

Poor to Good

Fair to Good

Good

Good

Heat

Good

Fair

Good

Poor to Fair

Poor to Fair

Poor to Fair

Cold

Excellent

Excellent

Poor to Fair

Fair

Good

Good

Sunlight

Fair

Fair

Fair

Poor to Good

Good

Good

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This information is intended for a guide only.