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Packaging Technology Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Packaging Closures and Sealing Systems
edited by Nigel Theobald

Packaging Closures and Sealing Systems examines the technologies relevant to packaging closures and sealing systems and features chapters contributed by top professionals in the packaging industry.

Features:

  • Examines all of the relevant issues in packaging closure design, from aesthetics to functionality
  • Discusses the currently available packing closure technologies, organized by packaging type
  • Covers a range of package types, from metal, plastic, and glass containers to flexible and composite packaging
  • Considers the issues of child resistance, tamper evidence, and openability

Contents

Introduction

  • Market size
  • Choice of material for containers and closures
  • General functioning of packaging
  • Closures
  • Manufacturing considerations
  • Leglislation and testing
  • Environmental considerations

Design of Packaging Closures

  • Scope of the problem
  • Ergonomics and the science of design
  • Physical constraints and issues
  • Cognitive constraints and issues
  • Individual differences
  • Packaging related constraints and issues

Closures for Metal Containers

  • Materials and methods uses for construction of metal containers and closures
  • Closures for performance containers
  • Closures for GL performance containers
  • Closures for GL non-performance containers

Closures for Glass Containers

  • SWOT analysis for glass
  • Methods of manufacture of glass containers
  • Sealing methods

Composite Containers

  • Gable-top cartons
  • Brick-shaped cartons
  • Aseptic filling
  • Round containers - convolute
  • Round containers - spiral tubes
  • Environmental - recovery and recycling

Closures for Plastics Bottles and Tubs

  • Screw closures
  • Sealing media
  • Application methods
  • Push-on closures
  • Flip-top and sports closures
  • Tamper-evident closures
  • Child-resistant closures
  • Roll-on pilfer-proof closures
  • Spray pumps
  • Dispensing pumps
  • Secondary seals

Push-On Closures

  • Closure function
  • Metal closures
  • Plastic closures
  • Closures for tubs

Flexible Packaging Closures and Sealing Systems

  • Sealing layers and special additives
  • Sealing technologies
  • Types of seal
  • Packaging machine
  • Sealing problems
  • Pattern cold seal

Child Resistance, Tamper Evidence and Openability

  • Child resistance
  • Tamper evidence
  • Openability

Index

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Packaging Closures and Sealing Systems
edited by Nigel Theobald
2007 264 pages $138.95 + shipping
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