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Cortec EcoStretch® powered by Nano VpCI

Cortec EcoStretch® powered by Nano VpCI

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Cortec EcoStretch® is Nano VpCI® powered product. It is a cutting-edge wrap film for wrapping machine.

The product combines commercially biodegradable resins with VpCI technology to safeguard metals. EcoStretch® is ideal for metal equipment in stretch-wrapping processes. It is also great for components that requires rust-free maintenance while reducing the environmental effect of conventional plastic packaging.

This product is commercially degradable or compostable*. Thus, it may be exempt from tariffs, tip fees and fines in regions where polyethylene plastic is forbidden or limited. EcoStretch® is stable even when stored for a long period. It will maintain its integrity until properly disposed of.

Packaging & Storage

Packaging options are rolls in individual boxes and pallets in cradle pack. Thickness varies from 1.5 mil or 38.1 µm to 20” or 50.8 cm and width is 30” or 76.2 cm.

For product to stay at its best performance, store EcoStretch indoors in its original packaging. It should not be exposed to direct sunlight while storing temperature is at 40-100 °F or 4-38 °C.

Features

  • The world's first commercially biodegradable stretch membrane inhibits. corrosion in contact, barrier, and vapour phases.
  • Offers protection and corrosion inhibitor to multi-metals.
  • Passes NACE TM0208-2018 corrosion protection standard.
  • Passes German TL-8135-002 corrosion protection standard.
  • Passes the ASTM D6400 standard for commercial composting.
  • Compatible with most existing automated machinery.
  • Includes VpCI® Technology.
  • Extremely elastic.

Benefits

  • Reduces traditional plastic pollution.
  • Improves user impact on the environment.
  • Offers multi-metal prevention from corrosion.
  • Reduces dirt, dust, & moisture on warehouse stock.
  • The self-adhering film reinforces each layer for extra strength.

Metals Protected

  • Brass.
  • Steel.
  • Carbon Steel.
  • Cast Iron.
  • Stainless Steel.
  • Copper.
  • Aluminum.
  • Silicon Steel.

*This product is intended to be composted at a commercial composting facility following best management techniques. Check to discover whether such a facility exists in your area and if it will accept this product. Not appropriate for backyard composting.

Application

EcoStretch® is an excellent stretch film replacement for traditional polyethylene films for transportation and storage. It can be utilised anywhere that a corrosion-resistant stretch film is required. You can easily apply EcoStretch® by adjusting (usually raising) the tension on common automatic packaging machines.

 Typical Properties

Property
 
Test Method
Units
Results
Caliper
 
ASTM D6988
mil(µm)
1.50 (38.1)
Breaking Factor
MD
ASTM D882-02
lbs/in (N/m)
7.84 (1374)
CD
4.68 (818.7)
 
Tensile Strength at Break
MD
 
ASTM D882-02
 
psi (kPa)
5535
(38,160)
CD
3191
(22,000)
Elongation at Break
MD
ASTM D882-02
%
348
CD
649
 
Yield Strength
MD
 
ASTM D882-02
 
psi (kPa)
3940
(27,170)
CD
1280
(8,823)
Dart Drop Impact Resistance
 
ASTM D1709-04,
Test Method A
 
grams
 
461
Puncture Resistance
Outside
MIL-STD-3010, TM 2065
lbf (gram force)
4.44 (2015)
Inside
4.61 (2091)
Tear Strength
MD
ASTM D1922-06A
mN (gram force)
2354 (240)
CD
6184 (630)
Cling Peel
 
ASTM D5458-95
gf/in (gf/cm)
45.71 (18.0)

Typical values represent average laboratory values and are intended as guides only, not as specifications.

Standard Test Methods

Test Method

Results

Razor Blade Test (Steel)

Pass

Razor Blade Test (Copper)

Pass

VIA Test (German VIA Test TL-8135-002 and Federal Standard 101C, Method 4031, Procedure B) (Steel)

Pass

SO2 Test (Steel)

Pass

 

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