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Ultra-High Barrier Films

Aclar UltRx 6000 (6.00 Mil/152 μm)

Aclar® UltRx 6000 film is a 6.00 mil (152 µm) PCTFE homopolymer, high performance barrier filmfor the pharma and medical markets. It thermoforms well on conventional blister packagingequipment and provides the highest barrier of any clear film.

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Aclar® UltRx 6000 film is a 6.00 mil (152 µm) PCTFE homopolymer, high performance barrier film for the pharmaceutical and medical markets. It thermoforms well on conventional blister packaging equipment and provides the highest barrier of any clear film. 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

  • Specific Gravity
    • 2.11, ASTM D1505
  • Modulus
    • 160000 - 200000 psi MD/TD Secant, ASTM D882
    • 1103 - 1379 MPa MD/TD Secant, ASTM D882
  • Yield
    • 3.10 m²/kg
    • 2180 in²/lb
  • Oxygen Transmission Rate
    • 1.78 cc/100in²/day-atm at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM D3985
    • 9.77 cc/m²/day-atm at 73 °F 23 °C, 65% RH, ASTM D3985
    • 27.6 cc/m²/day-atm at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM D3985
    • 0.63 cc/100in²/day-atm at 73 °F 23 °C, 65% RH, ASTM D3985
  • Haze
    • < 1%, ASTM D1003
  • Surface Tension
    • >= 42 dynes/cm Treated Side, ASTM D2578
  • Dimensional Stability
    • <= -2% TD, 10 min at 300 °F/149 °C, ASTM D1204
    • <= +2% MD, 10 min at 300 °F/149 °C, ASTM D1204
  • Crystalline Melting Point
    • 211 °C, ASTM D4591
    • 412 °F, ASTM D4591
  • Water Vapor Transmission Rate
    • 0.0078 gms/m²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 65% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.0003 gms/100in²/day at 77 °F 25 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.002 gms/100in²/day at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.0302 gms/m²/day at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.0047 gms/m²/day at 77 °F 25 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.0005 gms/100in²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 65% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.0025 gms/100in²/day at 100 °F 37.8 °C, 100% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.038 gms/m²/day at 100 °F 37.8 °C, 100% RH, ASTM F1249
  • Tensile Strength
    • 4000 - 7000 psi MD/TD, ASTM D882
    • 28 - 48 MPa MD/TD, ASTM D882
  • Elongation
    • 150 - 225% MD/TD, ASTM D882

Notes

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

Sampling

  • Sample Products
    • Yes

Properties

  • Specific Gravity
    • 2.11, ASTM D1505
  • Modulus
    • 160000 - 200000 psi MD/TD Secant, ASTM D882
    • 1103 - 1379 MPa MD/TD Secant, ASTM D882
  • Yield
    • 3.10 m²/kg
    • 2180 in²/lb
  • Oxygen Transmission Rate
    • 1.78 cc/100in²/day-atm at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM D3985
    • 9.77 cc/m²/day-atm at 73 °F 23 °C, 65% RH, ASTM D3985
    • 27.6 cc/m²/day-atm at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM D3985
    • 0.63 cc/100in²/day-atm at 73 °F 23 °C, 65% RH, ASTM D3985
  • Haze
    • < 1%, ASTM D1003
  • Surface Tension
    • >= 42 dynes/cm Treated Side, ASTM D2578
  • Dimensional Stability
    • <= -2% TD, 10 min at 300 °F/149 °C, ASTM D1204
    • <= +2% MD, 10 min at 300 °F/149 °C, ASTM D1204
  • Crystalline Melting Point
    • 211 °C, ASTM D4591
    • 412 °F, ASTM D4591
  • Water Vapor Transmission Rate
    • 0.0078 gms/m²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 65% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.0003 gms/100in²/day at 77 °F 25 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.002 gms/100in²/day at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.0302 gms/m²/day at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.0047 gms/m²/day at 77 °F 25 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.0005 gms/100in²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 65% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.0025 gms/100in²/day at 100 °F 37.8 °C, 100% RH, ASTM F1249
    • 0.038 gms/m²/day at 100 °F 37.8 °C, 100% RH, ASTM F1249
  • Tensile Strength
    • 4000 - 7000 psi MD/TD, ASTM D882
    • 28 - 48 MPa MD/TD, ASTM D882
  • Elongation
    • 150 - 225% MD/TD, ASTM D882

Notes

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

Sampling

  • Sample Products
    • Yes
  • Specific Gravity : 2.11, ASTM D1505
  • Modulus : 160000 - 200000 psi MD/TD Secant, ASTM D882|1103 - 1379 MPa MD/TD Secant, ASTM D882
  • Yield : 3.10 m²/kg|2180 in²/lb
  • Oxygen Transmission Rate : 1.78 cc/100in²/day-atm at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM D3985|9.77 cc/m²/day-atm at 73 °F 23 °C, 65% RH, ASTM D3985|27.6 cc/m²/day-atm at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM D3985|0.63 cc/100in²/day-atm at 73 °F 23 °C, 65% RH, ASTM D3985
  • Haze : < 1%, ASTM D1003
  • Surface Tension : >= 42 dynes/cm Treated Side, ASTM D2578
  • Dimensional Stability : <= -2% TD, 10 min at 300 °F/149 °C, ASTM D1204|<= +2% MD, 10 min at 300 °F/149 °C, ASTM D1204
  • Crystalline Melting Point : 211 °C, ASTM D4591|412 °F, ASTM D4591
  • Water Vapor Transmission Rate : 0.0078 gms/m²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 65% RH, ASTM F1249|0.0003 gms/100in²/day at 77 °F 25 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249|0.002 gms/100in²/day at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM F1249|0.0302 gms/m²/day at 104 °F 40 °C, 75% RH, ASTM F1249|0.0047 gms/m²/day at 77 °F 25 °C, 60% RH, ASTM F1249|0.0005 gms/100in²/day at 86 °F 30 °C, 65% RH, ASTM F1249|0.0025 gms/100in²/day at 100 °F 37.8 °C, 100% RH, ASTM F1249|0.038 gms/m²/day at 100 °F 37.8 °C, 100% RH, ASTM F1249
  • Tensile Strength : 4000 - 7000 psi MD/TD, ASTM D882|28 - 48 MPa MD/TD, ASTM D882
  • Elongation : 150 - 225% MD/TD, ASTM D882
  • 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 Aclar® film is used to package specific molecules
application/pdf 42.25 KB
6/18/2021
42.25 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
Generic pharmaceutical manufacturers info about how to select and develop correct packaging material
application/pdf 326.16 KB
6/18/2021
326.16 KB
Guidelines to produce high quality barrier thermoformable plastic blister
application/pdf 349.72 KB
6/18/2021
349.72 KB
Guide for tooling design
application/pdf 691.4 KB
6/18/2021
691.4 KB
Brochure
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
Innovating Barrier Packaging for a Sustainable Future
application/pdf 1.12 MB
6/21/2022
1.12 MB
Learn why Aclar® Film is trusted choice for pharmaceutical packaging
application/pdf 1.95 MB
6/18/2021
1.95 MB
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
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
Thermoforming and package design considerations
application/pdf 281.85 KB
6/18/2021
281.85 KB
Learn how to deliver safe, effective drugs to patients
application/pdf 735.67 KB
6/18/2021
735.67 KB
Learn about blister packaging strategy for oral solids
application/pdf 1.06 MB
6/18/2021
1.06 MB
Read how Aclar increases likelihood of passing stability tests, simplifies pharmaceutical value chain
application/pdf 383.49 KB
6/18/2021
383.49 KB
Read about issues highlighted at Generics Forum
application/pdf 862.52 KB
6/18/2021
862.52 KB
Data Sheet
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
6.00 mil/152 micron, PCTFE homopolymer, high performance barrier film
application/pdf 61.41 KB
6/18/2021
61.41 KB
Sell Sheet
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
Sustainable Opportunity Policy
application/pdf 1.23 MB
6/18/2021
1.23 MB
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
Ultimate thermoform barrier for pharmaceutical packaging
application/pdf 214.21 KB
6/18/2021
214.21 KB
Learn about different packaging options
application/pdf 596.82 KB
6/18/2021
596.82 KB
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
Innovating Barrier Packaging for a Sustainable Future
1.12 MB
6/21/2022
1.12 MB
Learn about proven strategies for preventing injury
737.99 KB
6/18/2021
737.99 KB
Sustainable Opportunity Policy
1.23 MB
6/18/2021
1.23 MB
6.00 mil/152 micron, PCTFE homopolymer, high performance barrier film
61.41 KB
6/18/2021
61.41 KB
Generic pharmaceutical manufacturers info about how Aclar® film is used to package specific molecules
42.25 KB
6/18/2021
42.25 KB
Thermoforming and package design considerations
281.85 KB
6/18/2021
281.85 KB
Learn about the full range of technical support Aclar offers
359.42 KB
6/18/2021
359.42 KB
Learn why Aclar® Film is trusted choice for pharmaceutical packaging
1.95 MB
6/18/2021
1.95 MB
Learn how to deliver safe, effective drugs to patients
735.67 KB
6/18/2021
735.67 KB
Learn how to examine a blister card and correct common causes of stress
228.96 KB
6/18/2021
228.96 KB
Learn about blister packaging strategy for oral solids
1.06 MB
6/18/2021
1.06 MB
Learn about bringing differentiated
339.96 KB
6/18/2021
339.96 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 to select and develop correct packaging material
326.16 KB
6/18/2021
326.16 KB
Read why Aclar® Films are key in getting dossier selected
174.68 KB
6/18/2021
174.68 KB
Guidelines to produce high quality barrier thermoformable plastic blister
349.72 KB
6/18/2021
349.72 KB
Ultimate thermoform barrier for pharmaceutical packaging
214.21 KB
6/18/2021
214.21 KB
Learn about different packaging options
596.82 KB
6/18/2021
596.82 KB
Read about issues highlighted at Generics Forum
862.52 KB
6/18/2021
862.52 KB
Guide for tooling design
691.4 KB
6/18/2021
691.4 KB
Learn why Aclar® is the clear choice for pharmaceutical packaging
706.9 KB
6/18/2021
706.9 KB