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absorbent laminates for

meat packaging

Super absorbing performance for packaging.

Gelok Superabsorbent Laminates for Food Tray Pads are made with FDA approved food grade super absorbent polymers and tissues, making them a safe choice for use with poultry, seafood, and meat. As the absorbent core, Gelok laminate locks fluid into a solid gel, reducing unattractive liquids, odors, and bacteria. Because liquids are locked in physically by hydrogen bonding they will not be released back into the package and inconvenience the consumer.

features > benefits

  • Clean looking packages are more appealing
  • Locking liquids away from food increases shelf life
  • Reduces likelihood of packages leaking
  • Customized absorbencies to hit targeted fluid control
  • Gelok Superabsorbent Laminates readily adapt to existing converting methods

sizes

  • 52″ to 1.5″ (1270 to 38 mm) slit widths available
  • 3″ cores

absorbencies

  • 100 to 1500 g/sq. ft absorbency available
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Any industry. Any application. Gelok absorbent laminates provide a turnkey solution or work as part of your custom capture, contain and control system.

packaging applications

Meat tray liners

Refrigerator liners

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technical data

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Gelok 5062-72 S/S

Pad Construction / Description

A relatively low absorbency laminate for incorporation into meat pads used in packages where the amount of meat juice to be absorbed is low.

Absorbency Rating

Typical absorbency circa 5,000 grams per square meter, equivalent to 3.25 grams per square inch of 0.2% saline solution

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Gelok 9062-72 S/S

Pad Construction / Description

A medium absorbency laminate to be used in meat pads where the amount of meat juice is quite significant.

Absorbency Rating

Typical absorbency of circa 9,000 grams per square meter of 0.2% saline solution, equivalent to circa 6 grams per square inch

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Gelok 12062-72 S/S

Pad Construction / Description

A relatively high absorbency laminate for the juiciest of meats!

Absorbency Rating

Typical absorbency of circa 12,000 grams per square meter, equivalent to 7.75 grams per square inch of 0.2% saline solution

services for superior fluid capture, contain & control solutions

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Customized Converters

• Pilot machine testing
• Research and development
• Experienced engineering/chemical staff

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Technical Services

• Superabsorbent product design
• Equipment/system design
• Fully equipped laboratory
• Training and education (products and systems)
• Custom services as required

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Materials Testing

• Tensile strength
• Absorption rates
• Fluid retention
• Other testing as required

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Rewinding/Slitting

• Widths from 1-1/2″ (38 mm) to 52″ (1321 mm)
• Untrimmed master roll at 54″ (1370 mm) or 50″ (1270 mm)
• 3″ (75 mm) OD core
• Standard OD 28″ (711 mm)