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Barrier Films

Aclar Rx160 (0.60 Mil/15 μm)

Aclar® Rx160 is a 0.60 mil (15 µm) PCTFE homopolymer, high performance barrier film for the pharma and medical markets. It offers all the benefits of Aclar® where barrier considerations are less demanding.

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Aclar® Rx160 is a 0.60 mil (15 µm) PCTFE homopolymer, high performance barrier film for the pharmaceutical and medical markets. It thermoforms well on conventional blister packaging equipment and offers all the benefits of Aclar where barrier considerations are less demanding. Aclar is a clear, poly-chloro-tri-fluoro-ethylene (PCTFE) pharmaceutical packaging film for blister packaging. With Aclar’s superior moisture barrier, your product is protected for worldwide distribution, including Zone 4 tropical locations. All Aclar fluoropolymer films comply with FDA regulation #21 CFR 177.1380, Drug Master File #1578.With Aclar film, you can dial in the exact properties you need from several product grades so you have the optimum balance of performance and economics. When you also need oxygen and/or light barrier protection, Aclar film can be laminated to a wide range of substrates.Honeywell has been supporting the pharmaceutical industry with Aclar film for more than 40 years.Aclar high and ultra-high barrier films are usually selected for the most demanding applications, such as high moisture sensitivity or the need to pass the accelerated stability trials as set forth by ICH.

Properties

  • Water Vapor Transmission Rate
    • 0.326 gms/m²/day at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.096 gms/m²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 65% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.0062 gms/100in²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 65% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.021 gms/100in²/day at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.419 gms/m²/day at 100 °F 37.8 °C, 100% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.027 gms/100in²/day at 100 °F 37.8 °C, 100% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.0033 gms/100in²/day at 77 °F 25 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.051 gms/m²/day at 77 °F 25 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.093 gms/m²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.006 gms/100in²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249
  • Yield
    • 21896 in²/lb
    • 31.44 m²/kg
  • Crystalline Melting Point
    • 412 °F, ASTM D4591
    • 211 °C, ASTM D4591
  • Tensile Strength
    • 38 - 48 MPa TD, ASTM D882
    • 76 - 110 MPa MD, ASTM D882
    • 11,000 - 17,000 psi MD, ASTM D882
    • 5,500 - 7,000 psi TD, ASTM D882
  • Surface Tension
    • >= 42 dynes/cm Treated Side, ASTM D2578
  • Elongation
    • 80 - 130% MD, ASTM D882
    • 200 - 275% TD, ASTM D882
  • Haze
    • < 1%, ASTM D1003
  • Modulus
    • 200000 - 240000 psi MD Secant, ASTM D882
    • 1379 - 1655 Mpa MD Secant, ASTM D882
    • 180000 - 220000 psi TD Secant, ASTM D882
    • 1241 - 1517 MPa TD Secant, ASTM D882
  • Dimensional Stability
    • <= +12 % MD, 10 min at 300 °F/149 °C, ASTM D1204
    • < -12% TD, 10 min at 300 °F/149 °C, ASTM D1204
  • Specific Gravity
    • 2.11, ASTM D1505

Notes

  • Test Conditions
    • Test conditions for properties are 73°F, 50% RH unless otherwise noted

Sampling

  • Sample Products
    • Yes

Properties

  • Water Vapor Transmission Rate
    • 0.326 gms/m²/day at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.096 gms/m²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 65% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.0062 gms/100in²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 65% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.021 gms/100in²/day at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.419 gms/m²/day at 100 °F 37.8 °C, 100% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.027 gms/100in²/day at 100 °F 37.8 °C, 100% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.0033 gms/100in²/day at 77 °F 25 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.051 gms/m²/day at 77 °F 25 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.093 gms/m²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.006 gms/100in²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249
  • Yield
    • 21896 in²/lb
    • 31.44 m²/kg
  • Crystalline Melting Point
    • 412 °F, ASTM D4591
    • 211 °C, ASTM D4591
  • Tensile Strength
    • 38 - 48 MPa TD, ASTM D882
    • 76 - 110 MPa MD, ASTM D882
    • 11,000 - 17,000 psi MD, ASTM D882
    • 5,500 - 7,000 psi TD, ASTM D882
  • Surface Tension
    • >= 42 dynes/cm Treated Side, ASTM D2578
  • Elongation
    • 80 - 130% MD, ASTM D882
    • 200 - 275% TD, ASTM D882
  • Haze
    • < 1%, ASTM D1003
  • Modulus
    • 200000 - 240000 psi MD Secant, ASTM D882
    • 1379 - 1655 Mpa MD Secant, ASTM D882
    • 180000 - 220000 psi TD Secant, ASTM D882
    • 1241 - 1517 MPa TD Secant, ASTM D882
  • Dimensional Stability
    • <= +12 % MD, 10 min at 300 °F/149 °C, ASTM D1204
    • < -12% TD, 10 min at 300 °F/149 °C, ASTM D1204
  • Specific Gravity
    • 2.11, ASTM D1505

Notes

  • Test Conditions
    • Test conditions for properties are 73°F, 50% RH unless otherwise noted

Sampling

  • Sample Products
    • Yes
  • Water Vapor Transmission Rate : 0.326 gms/m²/day at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM F1249|0.096 gms/m²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 65% RH, ASTM F1249|0.0062 gms/100in²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 65% RH, ASTM F1249|0.021 gms/100in²/day at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM F1249|0.419 gms/m²/day at 100 °F 37.8 °C, 100% RH, ASTM F1249|0.027 gms/100in²/day at 100 °F 37.8 °C, 100% RH, ASTM F1249|0.0033 gms/100in²/day at 77 °F 25 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249|0.051 gms/m²/day at 77 °F 25 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249|0.093 gms/m²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249|0.006 gms/100in²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249
  • Yield : 21896 in²/lb|31.44 m²/kg
  • Crystalline Melting Point : 412 °F, ASTM D4591|211 °C, ASTM D4591
  • Tensile Strength : 38 - 48 MPa TD, ASTM D882|76 - 110 MPa MD, ASTM D882|11,000 - 17,000 psi MD, ASTM D882|5,500 - 7,000 psi TD, ASTM D882
  • Surface Tension : >= 42 dynes/cm Treated Side, ASTM D2578
  • Elongation : 80 - 130% MD, ASTM D882|200 - 275% TD, ASTM D882
  • Haze : < 1%, ASTM D1003
  • Modulus : 200000 - 240000 psi MD Secant, ASTM D882|1379 - 1655 Mpa MD Secant, ASTM D882|180000 - 220000 psi TD Secant, ASTM D882|1241 - 1517 MPa TD Secant, ASTM D882
  • Dimensional Stability : <= +12 % MD, 10 min at 300 °F/149 °C, ASTM D1204|< -12% TD, 10 min at 300 °F/149 °C, ASTM D1204
  • Specific Gravity : 2.11, ASTM D1505
  • Test Conditions : Test conditions for properties are 73°F, 50% RH unless otherwise noted
  • Sample Products : Yes
Technical Note
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
Generic pharmaceutical manufacturers info about how to select and develop correct packaging material
application/pdf 326.16 KB
6/18/2021
326.16 KB
Generic pharmaceutical manufacturers info about how Aclar® film is used to package specific molecules
application/pdf 42.25 KB
6/18/2021
42.25 KB
Guide for tooling design
application/pdf 691.4 KB
6/18/2021
691.4 KB
Guidelines to produce high quality barrier thermoformable plastic blister
application/pdf 349.72 KB
6/18/2021
349.72 KB
Learn how to examine a blister card and correct common causes of stress
application/pdf 228.96 KB
6/18/2021
228.96 KB
Brochure
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
Learn about bringing differentiated
application/pdf 339.96 KB
6/18/2021
339.96 KB
Learn why Aclar® is the clear choice for pharmaceutical packaging
application/pdf 706.9 KB
6/18/2021
706.9 KB
Learn why Aclar® Film is trusted choice for pharmaceutical packaging
application/pdf 1.95 MB
6/18/2021
1.95 MB
Innovating Barrier Packaging for a Sustainable Future
application/pdf 1.12 MB
6/21/2022
1.12 MB
White Paper
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
Learn about proven strategies for preventing injury
application/pdf 737.99 KB
6/18/2021
737.99 KB
Learn how to deliver safe, effective drugs to patients
application/pdf 735.67 KB
6/18/2021
735.67 KB
Read about issues highlighted at Generics Forum
application/pdf 862.52 KB
6/18/2021
862.52 KB
Read how Aclar increases likelihood of passing stability tests, simplifies pharmaceutical value chain
application/pdf 383.49 KB
6/18/2021
383.49 KB
Learn about blister packaging strategy for oral solids
application/pdf 1.06 MB
6/18/2021
1.06 MB
Data Sheet
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
0.60 mil/15 micron, PCTFE homopolymer, high performance barrier film for pharmaceutical, medical markets
application/pdf 146.58 KB
6/18/2021
146.58 KB
Sell Sheet
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
Learn about the full range of technical support Aclar offers
application/pdf 359.42 KB
6/18/2021
359.42 KB
Read why Aclar® Films are key in getting dossier selected
application/pdf 174.68 KB
6/18/2021
174.68 KB
Sustainable Opportunity Policy
application/pdf 1.23 MB
6/18/2021
1.23 MB
Learn about different packaging options
application/pdf 596.82 KB
6/18/2021
596.82 KB
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
Learn about bringing differentiated
339.96 KB
6/18/2021
339.96 KB
Learn about proven strategies for preventing injury
737.99 KB
6/18/2021
737.99 KB
0.60 mil/15 micron, PCTFE homopolymer, high performance barrier film for pharmaceutical, medical markets
146.58 KB
6/18/2021
146.58 KB
Learn how to deliver safe, effective drugs to patients
735.67 KB
6/18/2021
735.67 KB
Learn about the full range of technical support Aclar offers
359.42 KB
6/18/2021
359.42 KB
Read about issues highlighted at Generics Forum
862.52 KB
6/18/2021
862.52 KB
Read why Aclar® Films are key in getting dossier selected
174.68 KB
6/18/2021
174.68 KB
Generic pharmaceutical manufacturers info about how to select and develop correct packaging material
326.16 KB
6/18/2021
326.16 KB
Read how Aclar increases likelihood of passing stability tests, simplifies pharmaceutical value chain
383.49 KB
6/18/2021
383.49 KB
Generic pharmaceutical manufacturers info about how Aclar® film is used to package specific molecules
42.25 KB
6/18/2021
42.25 KB
Learn about blister packaging strategy for oral solids
1.06 MB
6/18/2021
1.06 MB
Learn why Aclar® is the clear choice for pharmaceutical packaging
706.9 KB
6/18/2021
706.9 KB
Guide for tooling design
691.4 KB
6/18/2021
691.4 KB
Learn why Aclar® Film is trusted choice for pharmaceutical packaging
1.95 MB
6/18/2021
1.95 MB
Sustainable Opportunity Policy
1.23 MB
6/18/2021
1.23 MB
Learn about different packaging options
596.82 KB
6/18/2021
596.82 KB
Guidelines to produce high quality barrier thermoformable plastic blister
349.72 KB
6/18/2021
349.72 KB
Learn how to examine a blister card and correct common causes of stress
228.96 KB
6/18/2021
228.96 KB
Innovating Barrier Packaging for a Sustainable Future
1.12 MB
6/21/2022
1.12 MB
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
Generic pharmaceutical manufacturers info about how to select and develop correct packaging material
326.16 KB
6/18/2021
Generic pharmaceutical manufacturers info about how Aclar® film is used to package specific molecules
42.25 KB
6/18/2021
Guide for tooling design
691.4 KB
6/18/2021
Guidelines to produce high quality barrier thermoformable plastic blister
349.72 KB
6/18/2021
Learn how to examine a blister card and correct common causes of stress
228.96 KB
6/18/2021
Learn about bringing differentiated
339.96 KB
6/18/2021
Learn why Aclar® is the clear choice for pharmaceutical packaging
706.9 KB
6/18/2021
Learn why Aclar® Film is trusted choice for pharmaceutical packaging
1.95 MB
6/18/2021
Innovating Barrier Packaging for a Sustainable Future
1.12 MB
6/21/2022
Learn about proven strategies for preventing injury
737.99 KB
6/18/2021
Learn how to deliver safe, effective drugs to patients
735.67 KB
6/18/2021
Read about issues highlighted at Generics Forum
862.52 KB
6/18/2021
Read how Aclar increases likelihood of passing stability tests, simplifies pharmaceutical value chain
383.49 KB
6/18/2021
Learn about blister packaging strategy for oral solids
1.06 MB
6/18/2021
0.60 mil/15 micron, PCTFE homopolymer, high performance barrier film for pharmaceutical, medical markets
146.58 KB
6/18/2021
Learn about the full range of technical support Aclar offers
359.42 KB
6/18/2021
Read why Aclar® Films are key in getting dossier selected
174.68 KB
6/18/2021
Sustainable Opportunity Policy
1.23 MB
6/18/2021
Learn about different packaging options
596.82 KB
6/18/2021