VCI (Volatile Corrosive Inhibitor) Packaging Manufacturers

Please select a product below for more information:

VCI-Polythene
VCI-Pallet Covers
VCI-Bags

When VCI masterbatch is incorporated into a polymer film, the finished product offers corrosion protection by releasing vapours which form a thin protective layer on the surface of metal to be protected. This protective layer remains until the package is opened and then evaporates leaving a clean metal surface.
Our VCI materials are amine and nitrite free. The VCI concentrate is supplied in pellet form and designed to be blended with polyethylene resins LDPE, LLDPE or HDPE to extrude a wide range of anti-corrosion PE films. With increased focus on health and safety, the VCI masterbatch is suitable for direct food contact.
Due to novel technologies it allows production extrusion at higher temperatures, up to 300°C without fuming.

BENEFITS

• Provides effective corrosion protection for a wide range of metal types including Ferrous,
Zinc coated, Copper and its alloys, Aluminium and its alloys, Magnesium etc.
• Its basic composition ensures very good flow when used in LLDPE mixtures producing
a good surface finish.
• High temperature stable – up to 300°C. A non-fuming masterbatch during extrusion.
• Its hydrophobic abilities ensure no fish-eyes during production.
• Offers better sealing and printing capabilities.
• Clean and very easy to use.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

• Nitrite and amine free. It contains no heavy metals.
• Direct food contact approval allows the masterbatch to be produced on the same machines as food packaging films.
• When incorporated into food-contact grade PE, the final film is direct food contact approved.
• Non-toxic, environmentally friendly & recyclable.

GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR USE

• Customers are advised to conduct field trials to ensure that the correct product
has been chosen for their application.
• Ensure parts are clean and dry and at RT when packed. Hot parts will cool and promote condensation.
• Avoid packing in damp of draughty conditions.
• Ensure no additional packaging materials are included in the pack which can harbour moisture, especially if they can come into direct contact with the metal. Such things as timber or corrugated case supports, cross members etc. If they have to be there, envelope them in plain PE or similar barrier material.
• Avoid handling metal with bare hands; human perspiration is very corrosive.
• If there is a fear of moisture build inside the pack, such as containerised
intercontinental transport, desiccants should be added.
• VCI film packs do not need to be hermetically sealed, although its better if they are. You can also allow enough additional length on the film bag to overlap at the top & tape or fold down.
• Avoid any sharp materials inside the pack which might pierce the VCI film. If they exist and are unavoidable, envelop them in a protective material.
Our VCI foam sheets are excellent for this.
• Do not allow an unfinished pack to remain open for more than an hour or so whilst further parts are prepared.
Re-wrap any part used rolls or bags.