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Akulon Extrusion

Akulon polymer grades are available for all main extrusion processes and applications.

Explore Akulon for extrusion applications

The main grades find their way into film for food packaging, but we also market a portfolio for medical and industrial packaging, monofilaments, fibers, stock shapes and tubes.

Food packaging: Akulon is fast becoming the material of choice for film formulators looking for an excellent barrier material that extends the shelf life of packaged food – and thus avoids the environmental and financial cost of food waste. The semi-crystalline structure of Akulon provides a strong barrier against oxygen and aromas; while the material also offers exceptional mechanical strength and durability. Not a bad package…

view all Akulon extrusion grades
view all Akulon extrusion grades

Featured applications

Cheese Packaging Blown Film

Consumer goods | Food Packaging |

Akulon® PA6 has an outstanding mechanical strength; Akulon® has good oxygen barrier properties

The versatile high performance polyamide

Akulon is our family of high performance polyamide 6 and polyamide 66 materials, used by customers across the world in applications ranging from automotive, electronics and electrical to furniture and packaging. We offer Akulon grades for injection molding, blow molding and extrusion (including barrier film, stock shapes, convoluted tubes, monofilament and multifilament).

In molded parts, the material offers an excellent balance of easy design and processing with outstanding mechanical properties over a wide temperature range and in diverse conditions. Meanwhile for extrusion, the strength, resilience and easy processing of Akulon sets the market standards.

Read more about Akulon- PA6 & PA66


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