Aluminium foil packaging

J. Kerry,     University College Cork, Ireland


This chapter reviews the manufacture and use of aluminium foil as a packaging material. It discusses processing from refining and smelting to the production of foil, printing and embossing. The chapter also describes the use of aluminium foil as a laminate as well as aluminium metallised films.

Key words

aluminium foil

aluminium laminate

aluminium metallised film

9.11 Acknowledgements

I gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Mr Eddie Beatty and Mr Dave Waldron in the preparation of the photographic material presented in this chapter and to Dr John F. Kerry, Echo Ovens International Ltd, Raheen, Limerick, Co. Limerick for his assistance with the preparation ...

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