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What is polyethylene film?
PE Film is a plastic film made from ethylene, a hydrocarbon which is mainly obtained from natural gas or petroleum. The terms ‘plastic sheeting’, ‘polyethylene sheet’, ‘poly sheeting’ or ‘poly film’ are often used as synonyms for polyethylene film.
The term polyethylene is abbreviated as ‘PE’, the same way polystyrene and polypropylene are abbreviated as ‘PS’ and ‘PP’ respectively. In the United Kingdom, the word ‘polythene’ is often used instead of ‘polyethylene’.
What types of polyethylene film are there?
PE Protective Film can be made of different types of polyethylene. The most sold types of polyethylene are:
Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE).
High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE).
Linear Low-Density Polyethylene (LLDPE).
Polyethylene film can also be manufactured in different colours or be transparent. In addition, it can be purchased in different thicknesses.
Aluminum Foil is a common household product that’s often used in cooking. Some claim that using aluminum foil in cooking can cause aluminum to seep into your food and put your health at risk. However, others say it’s entirely safe to use. This article explores the risks associated with using aluminum foil and determines whether or not it is acceptable for everyday use.
What Is Aluminum Foil?
Aluminum foil, or tin foil, is a paper-thin, shiny sheet of aluminum metal. It’s made by rolling large slabs of aluminum until they are less than 0.2 mm thick.
Commercial Aluminum Foil is used industrially for a variety of purposes, including packing, insulation and transportation. It’s also widely available in grocery stores for household use.