FLEXIBLE PACKAGING CHECK SHEET

Please consider the following when deciding what type of pouches, you might need.

Flexible Printed Pouches Ordering Checklist

These are the specifications to consider when deciding your pouch composition

1. What type of pouch is required?

3-side seal

Bespoke Flexible Pouches

Available in a multitude of shapes and sizes

Can be produced with:

  • Zip seal
  • Tear Notch
  • Rad corner
  • Gloss or Matt finish
  • CMYK or CMYK + White

K-seal

Digitally Printed Pouches

Available in a multitude of shapes and sizes and gusset* widths

Can be produced with:

  • Zip seal
  • Tear Notch
  • Rad corner
  • Gloss or Matt finish
  • CMYK or CMYK + White

Doy

Doy Style Plastic Pouch

Available in a multitude of shapes and sizes and gusset* widths

Can be produced with:

  • Zip seal
  • Tear Notch
  • Rad corner
  • Gloss or Matt finish
  • CMYK or CMYK + White

Continuous Film

Flexible Printed Pouches

Available in a variety of widths and roll lengths

Available in:

  • Gloss or Matt finish
  • CMYK or CMYK + White
Printed Pouch Gusset

* A gusset is the area that gives the bottom of the pouch its depth

2. What are you putting into the pouch?

Water
Vapour
Gas
Barrier
Odour
Barrier
Water
Resistance
Oil
Resistance
Aluminium/PE
EVOH/PE
METPET/PE
PET/PE

Excellent Good Average Poor

3. Factors to be considered when selecting the material?

What is the flexible packaging used for?

Product and commercial considerations

  • Type/nature of the product
  • Quantity / Weight / Volume to be packed
  • Critical Characteristics
  • Packing methods
  • Barrier protection
  • Quantity required
  • Reel winding, print position
  • Print quality, certification, barcode
  • Pricing

Technical Considerations

  • Type and style of pack.
  • Pack materials
  • Construction of pack if known
  • Relevant dimensions / tolerances
  • Special features
  • Graphic design / artwork
  • Coefficient of slip
  • Packaging line speed, sealing type & dwell
  • Standards and test methods

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