Advanced Coated Products

Release Liners Definitions & Abbreviations

 

A quick guide to the definitions and abbreviations used within the release liner world – hope it’s useful!

Release liner manufacturer – a company who silicone coats papers and/or films

 

Raw material definitions

  • Clay Coated Paper – paper having a clay
    coating on one or both sides
  • SCK – Supercalendered kraft paper
  • Glassine – Supercalendered kraft paper (typically denser than SCK)
  • Polyolefin Coated Paper – molten web of polymer
    (PE or PP) extruded onto paper either on one or both sides
  • HDPE Film – High density polyethylene film
  • MDPE – Medium density polyethylene film
  • LDPE – Low density polyethylene film
  • PET film – Polyester film
  • APET film – Amorphous Polyester
  • PET MT – Metalised Polyester
  • PP Film – Polypropylene film
  • cPP – Cast Polypropylene film
  • cPP – Cast Polypropylene film
  • PS – Polystyrene
  • PVC – Polyvinyl Chloride
  • BK – Bleached Kraft Paper
  • BOPP Film – Biaxially-oriented polypropylene
  • MF – Machine finished