Biaxially stretched multilayered film and related label and method
A film, for use in a label and a related method, including a print skin layer, a base layer, and an adhesive skin layer having at least one heat-activated thermoplastic polymer. The film is stretched biaxially in both a machine direction and a transverse direction. The stretch ratio in a first direction is greater than 2:1 to 10:1, the stretch ratio in a second direction ranges in value from 1.02:1 to 1.8:1, the film has an ASTM D1204 shrinkage at 100°C of at least 0.5% in both the machine and transverse directions, and the film has an ASTM D882 2% secant modulus of at least 679,134 kPa (98,500 psi) in the first direction.
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Published patent application
Disclosure date: 10-02-2007
Publication date: 12-02-2009
Applicant: AVERY DENNISON CORP, US
Inventor: KOVALCHUK JOHN E, US ; AMON MORIS, US
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