Polyethylene Terephalate (PET) | Flight’s PET is one of the best clear plastic materials for rigid thermoformed packaging items. It is widely recognised as being environmentally safe and easily recyclable.

Flight APET is available in:

  • Silicon treated for easy de-nesting
  • Min gauge 0.2mm
  • Max gauge 1.2mm
  • Sheet or roll form
  • Most colours
  • Clear

Physical properties of PET

  • Low temperature capabilities (-20°C)
  • Heat distortion temperature 70°C
  • Resistant to Gamma Rays
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Good barrier properties
  • Food contact approval
  • Good hinge properties
  • Environmentally safe
  • Easily recyclable
  • Transparent
  • No crazing

Common Applications

Food Packaging
Excellent food product packaging. Crystal clear and rigid. PET is great for biscuit, chocolates, meat, fruit, vegetable, cheese and fish trays.

Blister Packaging
Electrical and houseware items, toys.

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Flight Extruded Plastics

At Flight we pride ourselves on meeting the challenge of extruding resins and our ability to produce multi layer co-extruded sheet and foil.

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Flight Extruded Plastics specialise in large sheet and rollstock for the manufacturing, transport and mining industries