good natured™: Environmentally friendly packaging solutions.
Ex-Tech Plastics is the exclusive North American manufacturer and distributor of good natured™ plant-based thermoplastic sheets. From the commitment to using the maximum possible renewable resources, to the hazardous chemicals you'll be able to eliminate from your packaging, to good natured's love for working with customers to make new things possible, let us help you kick fossil fuels to the curb in style!
Derived from annually renewable resources, Ex-Tech Plastics good natured™ biopolymer sheet gives you an environmentally friendly packaging solution with competitive cost value performance compared to traditional materials. Designed with thermoforming applications in mind, good natured™ complies with FDA and European requirements for food packaging.
Made from plants, good natured™ requires less non-renewable energy and generates significantly less greenhouse gas in comparison to oil based plastics making it a popular choice with companies concerned about the environmental impact of their plastic products.
good natured™ Market Applications
Natural and organic food products are experiencing tremendous popularity and sales growth. The same consumers that care so much about what they eat care just as much about how their food is packaged. When packaging matters, Ex-Tech Plastics sheet made from good natured™ biopolymer is the optimal solution.
Made from dextrose, a natural sugar derived from plant starch, good natured™ gives you the ability to make environmentally sensitive products that complement and add value to the products they contain.
Ex-Tech Value-Added Services
- Custom colors
- Custom Compounding
- Corona Treating
- Special Packaging Services
Product Information and Technical Data
|Physical Properties||Standard Method||TFF02000|
|Specific Gravity||ASTM D792||1.24|
|Melt Flow Index (190 ºC, 2.16 kg), g/10 min||ASTM D1238||6-8|
|Haze (18 mils), %||ASTM D1003||5|
|Ultimate Tensile Strength, psi (MPa)||ASTM D882||7 800 (54)|
|Tensile Modulus, psi (MPa)||ASTM D882||464 000 (3 200)|
|Elongation at Break (%)||ASTM D882||7|
|Gardner Impact Resistance, 18 mil, MFE, lbf.in (J)||ASTM D5420||5 (0.56)|